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The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler - Leading Millions into the Abyss

English · Paperback

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Informationen zum Autor Laurence Rees is the writer and producer of the major BBC television documentary series World War II: Behind Closed Doors , War of the Century , Horror in the East and Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' . He won the British Book Award for History Book of the Year in 2006 for his international bestseller Auschwitz: The Nazis and the 'Final Solution' . Rees' career as a writer and filmmaker, focusing on the Nazis and World War II, stretches back nearly 20 years. His body of work has won him several awards, including a BAFTA and a Grierson Award. Educated at Solihull School and Oxford University, Rees is the former Creative Director of BBC TV History programmes. Klappentext Paperback edition of the book which ties in with Rees's BBC series of the same name. A fascinating exploration of the character of Adolf Hitler and how he became such as attractive figure to millions of people. From the author of "The Nazis: A Warning From History, Auschwitz" and "World War II: Behind Closed Doors". Zusammenfassung Fuelled by hate. Unable to form normal human relationships. Unwilling to debate political issues . In many ways Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, yet he inspired millions, leading Germany into the cataclysmic events of the Second World War. But how was Hitler able to exert such power over those around him? Award-winning historian and documentary maker Laurence Rees draws on twenty years of research into the Third Reich, as well as contemporary accounts of people who knew Hitler, to examine the nature of Hitler's appeal and reveal the role his unique 'charisma' played in his success. 'Offering acerbic insight ... this arresting account asks and answers all the right questions' Daily Telegraph

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Authors Laurence Rees
Publisher Ebury Press
Languages English
Product format Paperback
Released 30.06.2013
EAN 9780091917654
ISBN 978-0-09-191765-4
No. of pages 480
Dimensions 126 mm x 198 mm x 31 mm
Subjects Non-fiction book

Biographien (div.), Hitler, Adolf, Fascism & Nazism, Second World War, The Holocaust, Far-right political ideologies and movements, c 1940 to c 1949, c 1939 to c 1945 (including WW2), Biography: historical, political and military

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