The Routledge Companion to Nazi Germany combines a concise narrative overview with chronological, bibliographical and tabular information to cover all major aspects of Nazi Germany. This user-friendly guide provides a comprehensive survey of key topics such as the origins and consolidation of the Nazi regime, the Nazi dictatorship in action, Nazi foreign policy, the Second World War, the Holocaust, the opposition to the regime and the legacy of Nazism. Features include:
This indispensable reference guide to the history and historiography of Nazi Germany will appeal to students, teachers and general readers alike.
‘At some point in your career there may come the moment when this book is tha answer to an unsaid prayer … This is the book that will rescue you. This is not so much a companion to Nazi Germany as a compendium.’ – History Teaching Review
'This well-informed and moderately priced work succeeds in its object of explaining the many controversies arising from historical interpretation of a catastrophic period of European history, while leaving its readers to make up their own minds which view is most convincing to them.' –K.C.Fraiser, St Andrews University
'Altogether this is a very useful book, especially for those beginning their studies.' – Contemporary Review
1. Introduction and Background Part 1: Nazi Germany in Historical Perspective 2. Chronology 3. Historiography 4. A–Z of Historians. Tables and Maps Part 2: Nazi Germany: The Major Topics 5. Origins and Consolidation 6. Dictatorship in Action 7. Foreign Policy, War and the Holocaust 8. Opposition and Legacy Part 3: Nazi Germany: Names, Terms and Sources 9. Biographies 10. Glossary 11. Bibliography
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