Nazi Germany: Confronting the Myths, 1st Edition

  • Catherine A. Epstein
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  • ISBN-10: 1118294769
  • ISBN-13: 9781118294765
  • DDC: 943.086
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 256 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released June 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

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This work provides a concise and compelling introduction to the Third Reich. At the same time, it challenges and demystifies the many stereotypes surrounding Hitler and Nazi Germany. Providing an up-to-date historical synthesis based on the latest research in the field, it argues that in order to fully understand and explain this period of history, we need to address its seeming paradoxes – for example, questioning why most Germans viewed the Third Reich as a legitimate government, despite the Nazis’ criminality.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Germany before 1933.
2: Hitler and the Nazi Movement.
3: The Nazi Party-State.
4: The Racial State.
5: Nazi Germany in the 1930s A Popular Regime?.
6: War and Occupation, 1939–1941.
7: Genocide.
8: Total War, 1942–1945.
9: Epilogue.
Abbreviations and Glossary.
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