This A–Z biographical sourcebook provides information about the life and times of Adolf Hitler, along with insight into the political movement and world conflict he created.
The story of Adolf Hitler's rise to power and the destruction of democracy and civilized values in a great nation, for which he bears the principal responsibility, provides a painful historical lesson. This clearly written volume is an excellent starting point for studying Hitler and his impact on 20th century world history.
The Hitler regime warns us of the destruction that ensues when a perverted ideology and a cult of leadership are combined with a polity where power is divorced from morality. This illustrated A–Z biographical companion provides easily accessible information about the key events in Hitler's life, his most important collaborators and opponents, his domestic and foreign policies, the use of propaganda and the forging of the Hitler cult, racial persecution and the Holocaust, and Hitler as a war leader.
Adolf Hitler also includes an introduction, a chronology, maps, primary source documents, a general bibliography, and index.
• 344 A–Z entries
• 46 illustrations, chronology, and bibliography
• Includes an introduction providing important contextual information
• Includes primary source documents, a general bibliography, and an in depth index to guide students interested in additional research topics
• Topics include Hitler's most significant collaborators and opponents, the use of propaganda, racial and religious persecution, and Hitler as a war and military leader