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Hitler 1889–1936 : hubris 

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Hitler 1889–1936 : hubris 
Call No: 943.08 H67ke v. 1

Call Number943.08 H67ke v. 1
Dates1999; ©1998
Statement of ResponsibilityIan Kershaw.
Creators & ContributorsKershaw, Ian (author)
Hitler, Adolf (subject)
Summary"Ian Kershaw's Hitler 1889–1936: Hubris charts the rise of Adolf Hitler, from a bizarre misfit in a Viennese dosshouse, to dictatorial leadership... drawing on a huge range of sources, Kershaw recreates the world which first thwarted and then nurtured Hitler in his youth, from early childhood to the first successes of the Nazi Party. As his seemingly pitiful fantasy of being Germany's saviour attracted more and more support, Kershaw... conveys why so many Germans adored Hitler, connived with him or felt powerless to resist him." —Publisher
Contents
  1. Fantasy and Failure
  2. Drop-out
  3. Elation and Embitterment
  4. Discovering a Talent
  5. The Beerhall Agitator
  6. The 'Drummer'
  7. Emergence of the Leader
  8. Mastery over the Movement
  9. Breakthrough
  10. Levered into Power
  11. Making of the Dictator
  12. Securing Total Power
  13. Working Towards the Führer
Physical Description xxx, 845 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Carrier Typevolume
LanguageEnglish
PublisherNew York : W. W. Norton & Company
EditionFirst American edition
Notes
  • The first volume of a two-volume biography of Adolf Hitler
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 597–797) and index
RecognitionGifted by Norman Stein