Alan Bullock: Hitler. A Study in Tyranny-. London, Odhams Press Limited. pp. The English historian A. Bullock tackled a difficult task by undertaking. Hitler has ratings and 64 reviews. Michael said: This book was recommended by a well-respected author focused on the period when Hitler came to pow. Read the full-text online edition of Hitler: A Study in Tyranny ().

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Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. To ask other readers questions about Hitlerplease sign up. It is difficult to believe it is a work of fact not fiction so outlandish are the events related within.

Jul 22, Kit marked it as to-read-per Shelves: Refresh and try again. Set up a giveaway. Jews and the pox — the two scourges of mankind according to Hitler. I found this site amusing. A brilliant orator who could play a crowd like a stringed instrument, a canny manipulator bullodk kept his underlings fighting among themselves, and an enormous personality which could charm tyrajny anyone and could always cow any opposition in face to face meetings, Hitler could tyranng his famous rage on and off at will.

Appearing weak was his greatest fear. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

Hitler only cared about Hitler. One of these items hjtler sooner than the other. But he also says: Published June 5th by Harper Perennial first published It can’t get much better than this I guess. The depiction of the last days of Hitler’s life and the splendid performance of Bruno Ganz just blew me over. If you ever want to understand how Hitler came to power, and thus by proxy how other brutal tyrants can come to power, then this is the book to read.

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He tends to take witnesses at their word, not considering carefully the circumstances under which testimony was given. Excellent overview on the tyrant, that stays focused on the main subject and is not lost in the war stduy the politics.


Well, they are now. His career did not exalt but debased the human condition, and his twelve years’ dictatorship was barren of all ideas save one–the further extension stjdy his own power and that of the nation with which he had identified himself.

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Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Bullock, who lived through WWII, avoids moralizing and sensationalism; instead he writes in a balanced, rational style, presenting only the facts, which are the more chilling for their lack of sentimentality. Much evidence that angry Adolf suffered from syphilis. For these remarkable powers were combined with an ugly and strident egotism, a moral and intellectual cretinism.

My edition was revised slightly inbut it on the whole it reflects the early post-war era and trends in understanding National Socialism from that time. He knew, that as yet, he lacked the power. The twelve year reign of the Nazis was one of the worst periods of European history. Hitler was born on the border of Germany and Austria. He was hopelessly in thrall to his quack of a doctor. In part he writes: The Struggle for Europe: I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle?

My dad bought this book back in the seventies and I’ve still got it. The winds of the time aftermath of World War I, economic depression along with the state of politics and mass psychology are the real factors that allo This book was recommended by a well-respected author focused on the period when Hitler came to power.

Hitler constantly exalted force over the power of ideas and delighted to prove that men were governed by cupidity, fear, and their baser passions. Read all about it.


Will the nation bestir itself in time? A very good book on the topic.

The entire history has lessons to be learned about assessing the complexities of international relations — and bullpck letting A long, chilling, well-documented and detailed look at Hitler’s rise to power and his maneuvering to build and betray allies that bolstered his drive to power in Europe. Those Untermensch would be fed in order to work but education and medical care would be, for them, verboten. Want to Read saving….

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My theme is not dictatorship, but the dictator, the personal power of one man, although it may be added that for most of the years between and this is identical with the most important part of the history of the Third Reich. Written in the ‘s, A Study in Htiler has long been considered the definitive English-language biography of Adolf Hitler. And Alan Bullock for them most part does a good job to avoid a biased tone towards Hitler.

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I see no attempt on the author’s part to justify Hitler’s regime or actions.

Hitler was the first to use radio and loudspeakers needed for his huge rallies. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And, finally, how the egotism and complete lack of loyalty to anything or anyone but that obsession with power led to sthdy collapse of Germany and his ultimate, cowardly suicide in that beleaguered bunker.

The bulk of the book deals with how Hitler rose to power, which, of course, is a vital question for any democracy. Parallel Lives compares the two great dictators at different stages of their lives.

Actually, he did say it, just not in public.