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Hitler : ascent, 1889-1939

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First American edition.

"A comprehensive new biography of Hitler focusing on the dictator's personality"--Provided by publisher.

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  • 4 of 4 copies available at OWWL.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780385354387 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 038535438X (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: x, 998 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, portraits, facsimile ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note:
"A Borzoi book"--Title page verso.
"Originally published in Germany ... copyright 2013, S. Fischer Verlag GmbH, Frankfurt am Main"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 947-970) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
The young Hitler -- The Vienna years -- The experience of war -- The leap into politics -- The King of Munich -- Putsch and prosecution -- Landsberg Prison and Mein Kampf -- Führer on standby -- Dark star rising -- Hitler and women -- Bids and bluffs -- Month of destiny: January 1933 -- Hitler as human being -- Totalitarian revolution -- Eviscerating Versailles -- Cult and community -- Dictatorship by division, architecture of intimidation -- The Berghof Society and the Führer's mistress -- Hitler and the churches -- Prelude to genocide -- The way to war.
Summary, etc.:
"A comprehensive new biography of Hitler focusing on the dictator's personality"--Provided by publisher.
Subject: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 > Political and social views.
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 > Psychology.
Personality > Case studies.
Heads of state > Germany > Biography.
Dictators > Germany > Biography.
National socialism.
Heads of state.
National socialism.
Political and social views.
Politics and government.
Germany > History > 1933-1945.
Germany > Politics and government > 1933-1945.
Genre: Case studies.

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