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Hitler and Nazi Germany, CourseSmart eTextbook, 6th Edition

By Jackson Spielvogel, David Redles

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 6, 2009

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Hitler and Nazi Germany, Sixth Edition, is appropriate for introductory college-level courses on 20th Century Germany History, the History of Nazi Germany, and 20th Century European History.

 

This text is a brief yet comprehensive survey of the Third Reich based on current research findings and it is written for students and general readers who want a deeper understanding of this period in German history. It provides a balanced approach in examining Hitler's role in the history of the Third Reich and includes coverage of the economic, social, and political forces that made the rise and growth of Nazism possible; the institutional, cultural, and social life of the Third Reich; the Second World War; and the Holocaust.

Table of Contents

PREFACE 
ABOUT THE AUTHORS


CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION 
Europe in the Nineteenth Century 
Imperial Germany 
The Impact of World War I 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 2: BEGINNINGS: WEIMAR GERMANY AND THE RISE OF HITLER AND NAZISM 
Weimar Germany 
Hitler and the Emergence of the Nazi Party (1889–1920) 
The Munich Politician and the Early Nazi Party (1920–1923) 
First Attempt at Power 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 3: THE GROWTH AND VICTORY OF NAZISM 1924–1934 
New Beginnings: The Rebuilding of the Nazi Party, 1924–1929 
The Climb to Power, 1930–1933 
The Consolidation of Power, 1933–1934 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 4: THE NAZI STATE 1933–1939 
The Hitler State 
Economic and Social Developments 
Instrument of Terror: The SS Police State 
Legal and Judicial Systems 
The Churches 
The Military 
Public Opinion and Resistance in the Third Reich 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 5: THE DICTATOR 
Hitler’s Personality 
Hitler as Messianic Leader 
Hitler the Orator 
Hitler as an Ideologist 
Propaganda and Mass Meetings 
Suggestions for Further Reading


CHAPTER 6: CULTURE AND SOCIETY IN NAZI GERMANY 
Culture 
The Manipulation of Youth 
Education 
Women in the Third Reich 
Family and Population Policy 
Sex and Morals 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 7: HITLER’S WAR 
Prelude to War 
World War II 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 8: NAZI GERMANY IN WARTIME 
The New Order 
The Home Front: Civil Life in Wartime Germany 
Resistance in Wartime Germany 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 9: THE HOLOCAUST 
Hitler’s Racial Ideology 
Anti-Semitism in Germany 
Anti-Jewish Policies, 1933–1939 
The Final Solution 
The Other Holocaust 
Questions About the Holocaust 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


CHAPTER 10: CONCLUSIONS 
The War Crimes Trials 
The Significance of Nazism 
Suggestions for Further Reading 


GLOSSARY 
INDEX

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