How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi

How Hitler Was Made: Germany and the Rise of the Perfect Nazi

by Cory Taylor


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ISBN-13: 9781633884359
Publisher: Prometheus Books
Publication date: 06/05/2018
Pages: 295
Sales rank: 248,751
Product dimensions: 9.00(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Cory Taylor is a primetime Emmy award-winning filmmaker with twenty-five years of experience in documentaries who began his career with National Geographic Television. His most recent film, JFK: A President Betrayed (2013), was narrated by Morgan Freeman and uncovered startling information about President Kennedy's back-channel efforts for peace. Praised for its "cinematic scholarship," the film was lauded for its accurate depiction of Kennedy's foreign policy. Taylor also wrote and directed the award-winning feature-length documentary, The Power of the Powerless (2009), which tells the story of the Velvet Revolution. Narrated by Jeremy Irons and featuring Vaclav Havel, Powerless details the dissident movement in Czechoslovakia that overturned the country's forty-year-old Communist regime in 1989. Powerless was distributed by human rights organizations to encourage dissidents seeking non-violent democratic change in numerous countries. His award-winning documentary, A Quiet Revolution, narrated by Meryl Streep, introduced viewers to Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai and was aired in fifty countries. He is currently a partner and executive producer at Storylight Media and president of Agora Productions.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 9

Chapter 1 The Horror of War 13

Chapter 2 The Great Deception 25

Chapter 3 A Revolution Led by German Jews 35

Chapter 4 The Opposition Stirs 47

Chapter 5 The Death of Idealism 61

Chapter 6 The Soviet Republic 77

Chapter 7 The Counterrevolution 89

Chapter 8 Hitler in Austria 101

Chapter 9 The Right-Wing Talent Search 111

Chapter 10 Launch of the NSDAP 123

Chapter 11 The Shift to the Right 135

Chapter 12 A State of Emergency 147

Chapter 13 Hitler's Expanding Circle 159

Chapter 14 Delusions of Grandeur 175

Chapter 15 Hitlers Competitors 189

Chapter 16 The Beer Hall Putsch 199

Chapter 17 The Trial 211

Chapter 18 Man of Providence 223

Epilogue 229

Acknowledgments 235

Notes 237

Index 271

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