Hitler's Empire

Hitler's Empire

How the Nazis Ruled Europe

Book - 2009
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Draw ing on an unprecedented range and variety of original research, Hitler's Empire sheds new light on how the Nazis designed, maintained, and lost their European dominion'and offers a chilling vision of what the world would have become had they won the war. Mark Mazower forces us to set aside timeworn opinions of the Third Reich, and instead shows how the party drew inspiration for its imperial expansion from America and Great Britain. Yet the Nazis? lack of political sophistication left them unequal to the task of ruling what their armies had conquered, despite a shocking level of cooperation from the overwhelmed countries. A work as authoritative as it is unique, Hitler's Empire is a surprising'and controversial? new appraisal of the Third Reich's rise and ultimate fall.
Publisher: New York : Penguin, 2009, c2008
ISBN: 9780143116103
Branch Call Number: 940 .531 MAZ
Characteristics: xl, 725 p., [16] p. of plates :,ill., maps, ports. ;,25 cm

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q22 Jun 25, 2012

An excellent study of Nazi Germany's vision, implementation of their leader's vision, management challenges and the subsequent collapse of the third reich, from the end of WWI to the end of WWII. Very well written and based on detailed research of the key leaders of the Nazi movement. There is little direct comparison with modern political movements, but there are lesson to learn from this history that are relevant to today's turmoil within Europe and to global international relations.

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Jan 15, 2009

excellent overview of Hitler's impact on Europe

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