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Hitler

Study of a Revolutionary?, 1st Edition

By Martyn Housden

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236 pages

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Adolf Hitler is perceived to be the most evil political leader of twentieth century Europe. Hitler draws on his background and involvement in the rise of National Socialism, the government of the Third Reich, leadership of the Second World War in Germany and his psychology to discuss Hitler's credentials as a revolutionary.

This volume includes examination of:

* the general characteristics of revolutions and revolutionaries

* Hitler as Agitator, Dictator, Deceiver and Warlord

* Hitler's architectural and artistic ambitions

* Hitler's mind and personality.

Hitler investigates what it was that motivated this national leader to achieve such monstrosities which still cast a shadow over Europe today.

Reviews

'Clear and balanced … a welcome addition to the valuable Routledge Sources in history series' - Joachim Whaley, Journal of European Studies

About the Author

Martyn Housden is Lecturer in Modern and Contemporary European History at the University of Bradford. He is author of Helmut Nicolai and Nazi Ideology (Macmillan, 1992) and Resistance and Conformity in the Third Reich (Routledge, 1997).

About the Series

Routledge Sources in History

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HIS000000
HISTORY / General
HIS014000
HISTORY / Europe / Germany