Hitler and Nazism is an essential introduction to a notorious figure and crucial theme in modern European history. Focusing on the key themes of Nazi domestic policy, this book draws together the results of recent research into a concise analysis of the nature of Nazi rule and its impact on German society.
This book continues to explore how Nazism took hold in Germany; the issues of Hitler's beliefs and their role in the Third Reich; the factors that brought the party to power, and the structure and nature of both government and society in the Third Reich. It also develops further its analysis of the important issues of modernisation, gender, racial hygiene and the origins and implementation of the Holocaust.
Table of Contents
1. Hitler: The Man and His Ideas 2. Weimar and the Rise of Nazism 3. The Nazi State and Society 4. War and Destruction
'It is difficult to think of a text which accomplishes so much within such a short compass. Geary's synthesis of recent scholarship is eminently sound.' - Teaching History