Germans into Nazis

Germans into Nazis

by Peter Fritzsche
     
 

ISBN-10: 067435091X

ISBN-13: 9780674350915

Pub. Date: 03/28/1998

Publisher: Harvard University Press

Why did ordinary Germans vote for Hitler? In this dramatically plotted book, organized around crucial turning points in 1914, 1918, and 1933, Peter Fritzsche explains why the Nazis were so popular and what was behind the political choice made by the German people. Rejecting the view that Germans voted for the Nazis simply because they hated the Jews, or had been…  See more details below

Overview

Why did ordinary Germans vote for Hitler? In this dramatically plotted book, organized around crucial turning points in 1914, 1918, and 1933, Peter Fritzsche explains why the Nazis were so popular and what was behind the political choice made by the German people. Rejecting the view that Germans voted for the Nazis simply because they hated the Jews, or had been humiliated in World War I, or had been ruined by the Great Depression, Fritzsche makes the controversial argument that Nazism was part of a larger process of democratization and political invigoration that began with the outbreak of the war.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674350915
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1998
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.83(w) x 8.48(h) x 0.95(d)
Lexile:
1520L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction

July 1914

November 1918

January 1933

May 1933

Notes

Index

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