Hitler and the Nazis: A History in Documents

Hitler and the Nazis: A History in Documents

by David F. Crew
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195152859

ISBN-13: 9780195152852

Pub. Date: 01/19/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Presents a history of the rise and fall of Hitler and Nazism through original source documents, including Nazi party records and propaganda and documents from witnesses, Holocaust survivors, and individuals who resisted the Nazi regime. Each chapter has a general introduction as well as commentary about the individual documents.The excerpts are drawn from

Overview

Presents a history of the rise and fall of Hitler and Nazism through original source documents, including Nazi party records and propaganda and documents from witnesses, Holocaust survivors, and individuals who resisted the Nazi regime. Each chapter has a general introduction as well as commentary about the individual documents.The excerpts are drawn from government papers, Nazi propaganda, letters, diaries, articles, reminiscences, and trial and hearings testimony. The text is supplemented with black-and-white period photos, art, and documents, including reproductions that show how the Nazis used propaganda to create a mythical Hitler who became the all-powerful embodiment of the German nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195152852
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/19/2006
Series:
Pages from History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
10.10(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range:
13 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

What is a Document?
How to Read a Document
Introduction

Chapter One: What Made Nazism Possible? War, Revolution, and the Weimar Republic

Memories of a Brutal War
The Promise and Problems of Weimar Democracy
The New Woman and the Movies
Economic Crises

Chapter Two: Enter Hitler

From the War to the Failed Attempt to Seize Power in 1923
Hitler's Rise to Power
The Rise and Fall of Hitler's Storm Troopers

Chapter Three: Picture Essay: Selling Hitler's Image: Nazi Propaganda

Chapter Four: The Racial State: Nazi Germany, 1933-1939

Making German Jews and "Community Aliens" Socially Dead
Kristallnacht
Shaping the Aryan Race
Training Aryans for the Future
The SS and the Concentration Camp System

Chapter Five: Hitler's War

Racial War and War of Plunder
The Battle of Britain
The Invasion of the Soviet Union
The End of Blitzkrieg
The Tide Turns
Slave Labor for the German War Effort
Resistance and Invasion
The Air War against Germany

Chapter Six: The Holocaust

The First Steps toward Mass Murder
The War against Eastern Jews
Killing Centers
Rescue, Escape, and Resistance

Chapter Seven: Germany After the Holocaust

Timeline
Further Reading
Websites
Text Credits
Index

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