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Author Ascher, Abraham, 1928- author

Title Was Hitler a riddle? : western democracies and national socialism / Abraham Ascher
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2012]
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Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. The British Diplomats; 2. The French Diplomats; 3. The American Diplomats; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index
Summary Was Hitler A Riddle? is the first comparative study of how British, French, and American diplomats serving in Germany assessed Hitler and the Nazi movement. These assessments provided the governments in London, Paris, and Washington with ample information about the ruthlessness of the authorities in Germany and of their determination to conquer vast stretches of Europe. Had the British, French, and American leaders acted on this information and taken measures to rein in Hitler, the history of the twentieth century would have been far less bloody: the second world war might well ha
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Public opinion.
Diplomats -- Germany -- Attitudes.
National socialism -- Public opinion.
Germany -- Foreign public opinion, Western
Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- Western countries.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Western countries -- Foreign relations -- Germany.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804784590 (electronic bk.)
9780804784597 (electronic bk.)
(cloth ;) (alk. paper)
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