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Hitler : Ascent: 1889-1939
by Volker Ullrich




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A New York Times bestseller, this landmark biography of Hitler puts an emphasis on the man himself: his personality, his temperament, and his beliefs.

Volker Ullrich's Hitler, the first in a two-volume biography, has changed the way scholars and laypeople alike understand the man who has become the personification of evil. Drawing on previously unseen papers and new scholarly research, Ullrich charts Hitler's life from his childhood through his experiences in the First World War and his subsequent rise as a far-right leader. Focusing on the personality behind the policies, Ullrich creates a vivid portrait of a man and his megalomania, political skill, and horrifying worldview. Hitler is an essential historical biography with unsettling resonance in contemporary times.

" A] fascinating Shakespearean parable about how the confluence of circumstance, chance, a ruthless individual and the willful blindness of others can transform a country -- and, in Hitler's case, lead to an unimaginable nightmare for the world." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography

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Overview

A New York Times bestseller, this landmark biography of Hitler puts an emphasis on the man himself: his personality, his temperament, and his beliefs.

Volker Ullrich's Hitler, the first in a two-volume biography, has changed the way scholars and laypeople alike understand the man who has become the personification of evil. Drawing on previously unseen papers and new scholarly research, Ullrich charts Hitler's life from his childhood through his experiences in the First World War and his subsequent rise as a far-right leader. Focusing on the personality behind the policies, Ullrich creates a vivid portrait of a man and his megalomania, political skill, and horrifying worldview. Hitler is an essential historical biography with unsettling resonance in contemporary times.

" A] fascinating Shakespearean parable about how the confluence of circumstance, chance, a ruthless individual and the willful blindness of others can transform a country -- and, in Hitler's case, lead to an unimaginable nightmare for the world." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times

Winner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9781101872055
  • ISBN-10: 1101872055
  • Publisher: Vintage
  • Publish Date: October 2017
  • Page Count: 1040
  • Dimensions: 9.1 x 6.2 x 1.7 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.8 pounds


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