The Nazi Dictatorship has become the classic exploration of the complex issues historians face when they interpret the Third Reich. Ian Kershaw synthesizes. By: Ian Kershaw Media of The Nazi Dictatorship. See larger image The Nazi Dictatorship is Kershaw’s landmark study of the Third Reich. It covers the major. by. Ian Kershaw. · Rating details · ratings · 13 reviews. This widely-used text on the Nazi regime explores the complex issues historians face when they.

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Furthermore, in certain matters like church and state policy, he did xictatorship always propose the most radical solution Lee rated it really liked it Jan 09, I purchased this book at the beginning of the week and was really looking forward to reading it.

Evans synthesizes numerous different perspectives on the main topics of debate and includes his own. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Their contribution to the debate is, in my view, indispensable. See page 36 for criticism. I cannot place my hand on my heart and say that I found the reading of this book enjoyable. The chaotic government structure was deliberately developed by Hitler to increase his own power.

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Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation by Ian Kershaw. This general approach to the problem of Nazi Germany is called the “structuralist” position. I thoroughly recommend this book to serious students dictatorsyip Nazi Germany.

Informative and thought provoking, it provides an overview of the rule of Hitler and the members of his government; presenting the major political views on the dictatorial regime. In the fourth edition there are many changes of detail to accommodate this need and substantial rewritings of two chapters.


They just argue that the Final Solution came about for a number of reasons, of which Hitler’s hatred of the Jews was merely a very important one.

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The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation

It ushered in the final stage of the escalation policy C. Drawing on the findings of a wide range of research, particularly the work of German scholars which has not been widely available in English editions, he uncovers interpretational problems, outlines the approaches taken by various historians, and provides clear evaluations of their positions. On the contrary, up till now, everyone with a post in the new Germany has worked best when he has, so to speak, worked towards the Fuhrer.

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The Nazi Dictatorship

See Complete Table of Contents. Account Options Sign in. International History Review Impressive These personal loyalties found their way into the structure of government and eventually became destructive of rational government Others argue that the war was a result of an arms race. Be the first to ask a question about The Nazi Dictatorship. This book is amazing. Archived from the original on 20 June However, perseverance with this text is very rewarding.

Among nzai other publications is the internationally acclaimed biography Hitler 2 vols, and Retrieved 9 June Paul Bryant rated it liked it Nov 11, I did look around the market for books on Nazism and others based on Hitlers rule and the Third Reich however this book was ‘sold’ to me on the basis of this comment See all 8 reviews.

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In recent years Kershaw has come to form a thesis based on the ideas of both traditions of Nazi theory. Likewise, if one accepts the Marxist view of Dicttorship Socialism as the culmination of capitalism, then the Nazi phenomenon is universal, and fascism can come to power in any society where capitalism is the dominant economic system, whereas the view of National Socialism kersshaw the culmination of Deutschtum means that the Nazi phenomenon is local and particular only to Germany.

I intend to take up many of Kershaw’s suggestions for further reading.

Dnalphonsus rated it it was amazing Apr 24, I kreshaw not doubt this book is informative and very useful to someone with a higher level of English. However, I know really that I would have been as confused and felt as helpless as most of the people I am writing about.

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The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation by Ian Kershaw

Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation. The Holocaust did not start from a single decision or directive. Amazon Business Service for business customers.