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The Hitler Years ~ Triumph 1933-1939

The Hitler Years ~ Triumph 1933-1939 (Hardback)

By McDonough, Frank

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In 1933, Adolf Hitler came to power in a coup. In a few months he installed a dictatorship, jailing and killing his leftwing opponents, terrorising the rest of the population and driving Jews out of public life. He embarked on a crash programme of militaristic Keynesianism, reviv...ing the economy and achieving full employment through massive public works, vast armaments spending and the cancellation of foreign debts. After the grim years of the Great Depression, Germany seemed to have been reborn as a brutal and determined European power intent on avenging the mythical 'stab in the back' that had led to defeat in 1918. As Frank McDonough shows in this masterly popular history of the years from 1933 to 1939, Hitler won over most of the population to his vision of a renewed Reich. But what drove Hitler was also the fatal flaw of his regime: a relentless belief in war as the motor of greatness, a dream of vast conquests in Eastern Europe and an astonishingly fanatical racism. In these years of domestic triumph, cunning manoeuvres, playing neighbouring powers off against each other and biding his time, we see Hitler preparing for the moment that would realise his ambition. This first volume ends with Hitler's successful manipulation of Chamberlain at Munich in 1938. Now, apparently, nothing could stand in his way...
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ISBN 9781784975920
Released NZ 7 Feb 2020
Publisher Head of Zeus
Format Hardback
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ISBN-13 9781784975920
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Status In stock at publisher; delivery usually 20-30 working days due to covid19 delays
Publisher Head of Zeus
Imprint Head of Zeus
Released 7 Feb 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
 › 1 other possible formats available
Author(s) By McDonough, Frank
Category World History: From C 1900 -
European History
Fascism & Nazism
Political Structures: Totalitarianism & Dictatorship
Number of Pages 488
Dimensions Width: 153mm
Height: 234mm
Dewey Code 943.086
Weight Not specified - defaults to 1,000g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Germany - History - 1933-1945
NBS Text Regional History
ONIX Text General/trade