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Travelers in the Third Reich : The Rise of Fascism: 1919-1945
by Julia Boyd




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This fascinating and shocking history of the rise of the Nazis draws together a multitude of expatriate voices--even Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett--into a powerful narrative charting this extraordinary phenomenon.

Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's right in front of your eyes?

The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible, but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt--even of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on, to grasp the essence of National Socialism, to remain untouched by the propaganda, or predict the Holocaust?

Travelers in the Third Reich is an extraordinary history of the rise of the Nazis based on fascinating first-hand accounts, drawing together a multitude of voices and stories, including politicians, musicians, diplomats, schoolchildren, communists, scholars, athletes, poets, fascists, artists, tourists, and even celebrities like Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett. Their experiences create a remarkable three-dimensional picture of Germany under Hitler--one so palpable that the reader will feel, hear, even breathe the atmosphere.

These are the accidental eyewitnesses to history. Disturbing, absurd, moving, and ranging from the deeply trivial to the deeply tragic, their tales give a fresh insight into the complexities of the Third Reich, its paradoxes, and its ultimate destruction.

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Overview

This fascinating and shocking history of the rise of the Nazis draws together a multitude of expatriate voices--even Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett--into a powerful narrative charting this extraordinary phenomenon.

Without the benefit of hindsight, how do you interpret what's right in front of your eyes?

The events that took place in Germany between 1919 and 1945 were dramatic and terrible, but there were also moments of confusion, of doubt--even of hope. How easy was it to know what was actually going on, to grasp the essence of National Socialism, to remain untouched by the propaganda, or predict the Holocaust?

Travelers in the Third Reich is an extraordinary history of the rise of the Nazis based on fascinating first-hand accounts, drawing together a multitude of voices and stories, including politicians, musicians, diplomats, schoolchildren, communists, scholars, athletes, poets, fascists, artists, tourists, and even celebrities like Charles Lindbergh and Samuel Beckett. Their experiences create a remarkable three-dimensional picture of Germany under Hitler--one so palpable that the reader will feel, hear, even breathe the atmosphere.

These are the accidental eyewitnesses to history. Disturbing, absurd, moving, and ranging from the deeply trivial to the deeply tragic, their tales give a fresh insight into the complexities of the Third Reich, its paradoxes, and its ultimate destruction.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781681777825
  • ISBN-10: 1681777827
  • Publisher: Pegasus Books
  • Publish Date: August 2018
  • Page Count: 464
  • Dimensions: 9.2 x 6.3 x 1.5 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds


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