The Third Reich in Power, 1933 - 1939: How the Nazis Won Over the Hearts and Minds of a Nation

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Penguin Books Limited, Jul 26, 2012 - History - 960 pages
The Third Reich in Power examines how it was possible for a group of ideological obsessive to remould a society famous for its sophistication and complexity into a one-party state directed at war and race hate. Richard J. Evans shows how the Nazis won over the hearts and minds of German citizens, twisted science, religion and culture, and transformed the economy, education, law and order to achieve total dominance in German politics and society. Drawing on an extraordinary range of research, blending narrative, description and analysis he creates a picture of a dictatorship consumed by visceral hatreds and ambitions and driven by war.

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The second of a three book survey of the Third Reich. This book covers what the Nazi regime's plan legitimate acquisition of power and how they consolidated that power. It's not just the politics that ... Read full review

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The Totalitarian Experience In his second book of the trilogy about the Third Reich, Richard Evans describes the german state, its main features and institutions. A police state that implemented ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Richard J Evans is Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University. His previous books include In Defence of History, Telling Lies about Hitler and the companion to this title, The Coming of the Third Reich. He lives outside Cambridge.

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