Mein Kampf (Uncensored Edition)

Mein Kampf (Uncensored Edition)

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by Adolf Hitler
     
 

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Mein Kampf is one of the most widely known and heavily quoted books of all time.
It demonstrates both Hitler's ability to persuade and his ability to instill a sense of heroic destiny.

When most people hear the title, Mein Kampf, their first reaction is a growing emotional outburst that finally erupts in a yell of anti-Semitism; however anyone who has read Mein

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Mein Kampf is one of the most widely known and heavily quoted books of all time.
It demonstrates both Hitler's ability to persuade and his ability to instill a sense of heroic destiny.

When most people hear the title, Mein Kampf, their first reaction is a growing emotional outburst that finally erupts in a yell of anti-Semitism; however anyone who has read Mein Kampf knows there is much more to the work. It is a retrospective on history, politics, and a guide to achieving power from the point of view of Adolf Hitler. It has become a dictators' manual, which has been read by all major dictators since World War II including Sadam Hussein who patterned his political movement, the Ba'ath party, after the Nazi party. It is read by corporate CEO's and politicians who seek to use the lessons for both good and bad ends. The accuracy of the political parts of Mein Kampf was proven by Hitler's successful rise to power and by the rise of those who have followed his formula.

Many people think Mein Kampf is a long diatribe against Jews and other races. The truth is that only a small part of Mein Kampf is anti-Semitic. The majority of the book involves Hitler's discussion of the German people's difficult times after the First World War, his political theories and his organization of the Nazi Party, and it includes an especially large number of attacks against his enemies.

Mein Kampf covers a wide-scope that offers an interesting interpretation of politics, business, people, and foreign policy matters. To characterize it as simply a racist work is to oversimplify its message. Germany did not follow Hitler because he was a racist, they followed him because he promised a great future, and Mein Kampf is where he promised that great future.

This modern, easy to read, truly complete and uncensored edition of Mein Kampf has been newly released which reveals more than any past translation.

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“Mein Kampf” was Hitler's blueprint for what later became his war for world domination and for the extermination of the Jews. Written eight years before he assumed power in Germany, the book lays it all out: his megalomania, his conspiratorial obsession with Jews and his lust for power. For all who claimed they didn't know, all they had to do was read “Mein Kampf” to know of Hitler's evil intentions.

For racists and anti-Semites the world over, “Mein Kampf” remains a holy book. For more information: Click here

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780984536139
Publisher:
Elite Minds
Publication date:
06/01/2010
Pages:
560
Sales rank:
1,177,542
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.14(d)

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Charles_Ashbacher More than 1 year ago
Citizens and voters become accustomed to hearing statements from politicians that are taken seriously only to the point where the election takes place. Even the most unusual or disturbing comments are passed off as political rhetoric, to be taken seriously only as a ploy to improve the chances of winning the election. If the politician wins the election, we then expect the duty and responsibility of the office to temper their actions down into a more reasonable and realistic configuration. If they lose the election, the citizenry largely ignores them. Ironically and unfortunately, this was the expectation but not the reality of the political career of Adolph Hitler. In this book, originally published in 1925, Hitler made it quite clear that he had a deep hatred of Jews and would not hesitate to launch Germany on a war quest to conquer additional territory and enslave the "inferior" races currently occupying the territory. However, whether out of fear or delusion, most of the German people and other inhabitants of Europe did not take Hitler's ranting, as expressed in this book, seriously. It is often lost to history that Hitler was legally named Chancellor of Germany at a point when his electoral fortunes were fading. Many of the political power brokers in Germany felt that Hitler could be moderated and controlled once he took the responsibility of the Chancellorship of Germany. This book is one of the most chilling and factual cases of "hiding in plain sight", as Hitler is so very explicit about his aims and yet few paid attention. If you have any interest in how Germany launched a war of conquest and genocide, then this is a book that you must read. In my opinion, it should be required reading in all political science programs. It is a stark reminder that an informed citizenry must pay attention to what politicians say, for while it is only rarely true, sometimes it is devastatingly so.
Michael78MF More than 1 year ago
There are a number of translations available, but the older translations were hard to read and contained thousands of errors plus many mistranslations. This new Ford translation is the most accurate edition and the easiest to read version ever written. Many of the corrections were documented in the book Mein Kampf A Translation Controversy which clearly shows why the Ford translation is a superior translation to older English language versions. Is this translation really better than Manheim or the other versions? Let's look at some examples and see. Here is the original German from a German language Mein Kampf published in 1938: Sie beweist höchstens die Kraft der Eroberer und die Schwäche der Dulder. Manheim translation: At most it proves the strength of the conqueror and the weakness of the nations. Murphy translation: At most, the possession of such territory is a proof of the strength of the conqueror and the weakness of those who submit to him. Reynal-Hitchcock translation: It proves at most the might of the conqueror and the weakness of the victim. Ford translation: Gaining this territory only proves the might of the conquerors and the weakness of those who tolerate them. The German word Dulder technically translates to `sufferer' but here it has only one meaning: a person who tolerates something. Manheim completely mistranslated the passage by using the word nations which is not the meaning here. Hitler often used the same word for race/people/nation but the difference is in the meaning and intent. The wording is also unusual in Manheim's version. The Ford translation is the easiest to understand and the only one that gives the real meaning of the passage. The Manheim translation is simply wrong. Here is a GREAT example of the problems with Manheim: Original German: Es ist hier nicht meine Aufgabe..(shortened to fit in this review) Manheim translation: ??????? MISSING??????????? Ford translation: It is neither my task nor even my intention to point out the "If" in case the "But" had not been present. I do, however, feel that it is absolutely necessary for us to see the existing conditions as they truly existed, without coloring them, and to point out their terrible weaknesses, if only to deepen the knowledge so the situation may be understood within the ranks of the National-Socialist movement. This is one of the passages which were omitted from the Manheim translation. Manheim skipped it because the meaning was unclear to him. It is a complex sentnece, however simply leaving it out because you cannot understand it is astonishing. Don't be fooled by amateur translators with a German-English dictionary who want to claim a German word means something different from the actual meaning. They fail to understand how to translate properly and think it is as simple as word substitution. A good translation is not based on the most common definition of one word, but on the sentence, the paragraph, even the chapter and especially the intent of the speaker. This edition has corrected many errors in older versions and is more well researched than any previous version. I urge you to thumb through the Mein Kampf A Translation Controversy too.
MPDC More than 1 year ago
The guy was a nutter, however much of what he says one can see in the world today. No I am not speaking of the racial nonsense. This is foolish and so clearly in error that it isn't funny. However if you replace race with culture, and look at it from that point of view. Much of what he says is very applicable to today and what is going on right now. One should never forget the past, learn from it and move on.
Neal Piskac More than 1 year ago
the person who said to ban this book is a moron. we have a right to read any book we want. once you start banning books you just becomelike the nazi did. i am getting this book to see what a man who brought his county from poverty to a function country, sure he did i for the wrong reasons but this way we can learn from this mad man
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was reading the paper back version but it sadly fell apart... I am in 8th grade. I had been talking to my social studies teacher and he believes that we should learn from the past but he believes that this is an EVIL book and that i should not read it. I am not saying that Hitler was not crazy or that this book is not evil, because both are true, but Hitler was also an amazing speaker....... To be able to tell nations that jews should die and make them beileve it is true, that is slightly amazing... Not that it is right. One of the reasons WW2 happened was because europe ignored things like these.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I have read a review that said that this book helpd her look for what not to want in a politician but he was the best there ever was. There was a reason he came to power. He knew when to start his campaign again and don't be mistaken, he did fail a coiple times. He knew to " attack" and ut was when his country fell into hard economic times such as our "Great Depression" was for us. And another point yes he was human. But as little as is possible. He was ruthless on his quest for perfection but then they call him a prime example of pure evil but that is not quite a full truth. Yes I know I kind of countering my own point of view but I have multiple opinions about this conflicting man. He had more respect for architects than he had for his loyal officers. He had tried multiple times to pursue a career in the arts but was rejected. He is human and he has felt rejection and that has made deep and penetrating roots of hatred and loathing for a society tht had thrown him out onto the street worth as much as any rat. Although now having had just said that I will also stand by the fact that he barely had a heart to hold anytjing cloae to. His mistress Eva Braun had been disregarded but obviously something abiut this man made her stay. She must have recognised the demons un his eyes iland his soul but his power made her stay. His power and almost demonic nature caused a past lover, his neice, to take her own life because her inly chance to free herself was to go into God's accepting arms. What does this say about the man who willingly and knowingly sent mostly innocent people to their deaths? What do you think when you remember you grandparents who may have survived the horrid Holocaust and their memories that may still haunt them at niht and the regular life that has been ripped away from them. I am 12 years old. My name is Jenna Vieux and I just want my voice heard. I am just doing it in a way Hitler did not have a chance to and I dl not want to do what he did. I want to be thought of with respect. And if you could reply that would be great. Thanks guys.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is one of the books I had on my own "bucket list". It is a remarkable historical book. I find it almost incredible that anyone who read it in the 1920s (and millions did) could not see exactly what he would do when he gained power. Some of his words will raise your blood pressure, and he repeats himself terribly, but I am glad I read it.
Jaydee80 More than 1 year ago
Downloads Great a very fine translation. The historical value of this makes it worth reading.
Paul Gagne More than 1 year ago
A good insight and personal opinion of Hitler, before the evil man people know him for came to be.
Kaitlyn Worth More than 1 year ago
Im only on page 48 and I'm already lost in it... history buffs this is a must read! a total look to the inside of Hitler's mindset
Sloothin-granny More than 1 year ago
Hitler was without a doubt the most evil man alive in his time. While reading his rantings you can see the depth of his insanity and the building strength of his hatred. It's difficult to read and accept the intensity of the vile filth in his mind. Mein Kampf is a good study for criminal justice students when trying to grasp the criminal mind but also for psyc students.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
We read this book in my Holocaust class in college. At first some of us were a little creeped out by reading the words of Adolf Hitler, but it became very interesting to learn about his warped view of the world. It was clear that he was a dangerous person long before World War II. He had traits of a psychopath early on. But his book is not all vitriol by any means. He does show that he was an educated person, and he could write down his ideas in a catchy way, which was very evident later in his life when he gave speeches that electrified German crowds. He was indeed a madman, but he wasn't dumb, at least not on a booksmarts level. It really is fascinating reading. It definitely left me with a list of traits to avoid in any politician that I ever vote for.
Anonymous 7 months ago
Enter the mind fhat looked ahead.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Although tedious, difficult to read, & often offensive, this book, a product of one of the greatest persuaders of all time, should be read by all of us; especially in light of the similar use of hate, fear, intolerance, & ignorance by the demogogues of our time.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Great book
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I would just want to reaad the diary without the front noteor whatever u call it. That is really it.
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Even tho he rambles much of what he had to say realy does reflect the sentiment of his day,Hitler was one of the few men who actualy openly stated his beliefs before hand...and many agreed with him,not just germans,but many many peoples ...henry ford was a major supporter and walt Disney as well,before ww2 started the Nazi movement in America was expanding rapidly...if ww2 hadn't happened we would be a Nazi nation as well......if u want to enter the mind of the times....this book reflects the ugly truths that mankind realy is a sick race....I found this book very enlightening,on how easy it was to stir up millions in a fervor with so little proofs or facts.....
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BigjohnJJ More than 1 year ago
Interesting insight into what prompted this man to do that which he thought was best for Germany. Not always does the end justify the means it would seem. What a terrible time he brought upon the world blaming the Jews as the principle cause of Germany's downward trend in their relationship with the rest of the European nations.
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In some parts of this book it reminds you of the issues currently plaguing society. Interesting look into why hitler may have done what he did.