The Nazi Germany Sourcebook is an exciting new collection of documents on the origins, rise, course and consequences of National Socialism, the Third Reich, the Second World War, and the Holocaust.
Packed full of both official and private papers from the perspectives of perpetrators and victims, these sources offer a revealing insight into why Nazism came into being, its extraordinary popularity in the 1930s, how it affected the lives of people, and what it means to us today.
This carefully edited series of 148 documents, drawn from 1850 to 2000, covers the pre-history and aftermath of Nazism:
* the ideological roots of Nazism, and the First World War
* the Weimar Republic
* the consolidation of Nazi power
* Hitler's motives, aims and preparation for war
* the Second World War
* the Holocaust
* the Cold War and recent historical debates.
The Nazi Germany Sourcebook focuses on key areas of study, helping students to understand and critically evaluate this extraordinary historical episode:
1. The German Empire and the First World War 2. The Weimar Republic, 1919-33 3. The Third Reich: The Consolidation of Nazi Rule, 1933-35 4. The Third Reich: The Road to War, 1936-39 5. The Second World War, 1939-45 6. The Holocaust 7. The Aftermath of Nazism and the Historians' Debate