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Author Kershaw, Ian.

Title Hitler / Ian Kershaw
Edition One volume abridged edition
Published London : Penguin, 2008

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 W'PONDS  943.086092 Hitler Ker/Hit 2008  AVAILABLE
 MELB  943.086092 Hitler Ker/Hit 2008  AVAILABLE
Description xli,1029 pages, 80 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
Series Kershaw, Ian. Hitler. 1889-1936, hubris
Kershaw, Ian. Hitler. 1936-1945, nemesis
Contents Reflecting on Hitler -- 1. Fantasy and Failure -- 2. Drop-out -- 3. Elation and Embitterment -- 4. The Beerhall Agitator -- 5. The 'Drummer' -- 6. Emergence of the Leader -- 7. Mastery over the Movement -- 8. Breakthrough -- 9. Levered into Power -- 10. The Making of the Dictator -- 11. Securing Total Power -- 12. Working Towards the Fuhrer -- 13. Ceaseless Radicalization -- 14. The Drive for Expansion -- 15. Marks of a Genocidal Mentality -- 16. Going for Broke -- 17. Licensing Barbarism -- 18. Zenith of Power -- 19. Designing a 'War of Annihilation' -- 20. Showdown -- 21. Fulfilling the 'Prophecy' -- 22. Last Big Throw of the Dice -- 23. Beleaguered -- 24. Hoping for Miracles -- 25. Luck of the Devil -- 26. No Way Out -- 27. Into the Abyss -- 28. Extinction
Summary "Now at last in a single, abridged volume - the definitive life. When the two volumes of Ian Kershaw's biography of Hitler, Hitler 1889-1936: Hubris and Hitler 1936-1945: Nemesis were published, they were immediately greeted around the world as the essential works on perhaps the most malign figure ever to hold power in modern Europe." - - Provided by publisher
Notes One v. abridged ed
'This one-volume abridgement with a new preface' - t.p. verso
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Childhood and youth.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Nationalism -- Germany.
Antisemitism -- Germany.
Heads of state -- Germany -- Biography.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1888-1918.
Germany -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Author Kershaw, Ian. Hitler,1889-1936 : hubris
Kershaw, Ian. Hitler,1936-1945 : nemesis
ISBN 9781846140693 hardcover