The Nazi Dictatorship is Kershaw’s landmark study of the Third Reich. It covers the major themes and debates relating to Nazism including the Holocaust, Hitler’s . The Nazi Dictatorship has become the classic exploration of the complex issues historians face when they interpret the Third Reich. Ian Kershaw synthesizes. This widely-used text on the Nazi regime explores the complex issues historians face when they interpret the Third Reich. Kershaw expertly synthesizes data.
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Review quote ‘Unquestionably the most authoritative, balanced, readable, and meticulously documented introduction to the Third Reich. Radicalization of violence had negative economic consequences and was generally disruptive to society. Ian Kershaw synthesizes and evaluates this complex historiography, looking at the major themes and debates relating to Nazism and drawing widely on the findings of a great deal of research, in particular by German scholars, which is not available in English.
Kershaw’s kershaa initially presents an extensive introduction to the immense historiographical problems, stemming from both documentational issues in the Third Reich and the immense challenge of “rationally” explaining Nazism and its crimes.
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He describes key interpretational problems, outlines the approaches taken by dictatirship historians, and then provides clear and up-to-date evaluations of their positions.
Ian Kershaw’s introduction to the historiography of the Third Reich deserves merit for its insightful inclusion dictatorsip West- German scholarship, but unfortunately the new information incorporated into the newer editions is meagre, with the bulk of the text limited to the s.
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The Nazi Dictatorship : Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation
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A brilliant work, I have to warn many avid Nazi-period historical buffs, that this work focus on the historiography of dicttatorship rise of Nazism and its brutal reign of terror.
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The Nazi Dictatorship
Three stars because this is the second edition, published inand there’s been much intervening scholarship. The chaotic government structure was deliberately developed by Hitler to increase his own power. Very interesting collection of articles on quite diverse aspects of nazism. Also Germany has been reunited, obviating the need to speak of West German historians vs.
The Politics of Aesthetics Jacques Ranciere. According to Kershaw, before the seizure of power the Nazis were seen by many industrialists as their last hope rather than their first choice. Kerwhaw was unique Sonderweg that grew out of authoritarian Prussian traditions, but fundamentally owed its uniqueness to the ideology and personality of Hitler. Kulka argued that most Germans were more antisemitic than Kershaw portrayed them in Popular Opinion and Political Dissent in the Third Reichand that rather than “indifference” argued that “passive complicity” would be a better term to describe the reaction of the German people to the Shoah.
Sharyn Martin kerhaw it it was amazing Jul 26, The Holocaust should be understood as the result of the chaotic and fragmented decision making process of the Dictatorehip Reich. It is an incredibly educational, well-referenced, scholarly yet tersely written work that demonstrates not only the importance of understanding every aspect of a society in order to explain its collective actions, but also the inherent difficulties in applying any historical method even to a relatively recent and well-documented period.
Arnold Press, page Problems and Perspectives of Victatorship by Ian Kershaw. See page 36 for criti The Nazi Dictatorship: Evans synthesizes numerous different perspectives on the main topics of debate and includes his own.
War was a safety-valve to keep workers employed and happy. On the contrary, up till now, everyone with a post in the new Germany has worked best when he has, so to speak, worked towards the Fuhrer.
The opposite view emphasizes the bourgeois character of Germany. Kershaw’s understanding and analysis are amazing, although his conclusions when dealing with historiographical disputes tend to be a little too ‘middle of the road’. Others argue that the war was a result of an arms race. At first, he was mainly concerned with the economic history of Bolton Abbey. Mar 06, Dimitri rated it liked it Shelves: This was accomplished by turning away from an international market economy towards one directed by the interests of the state.
The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation by Ian Kershaw
Kater contended that Kershaw downplayed the extent of popular antisemitism, and that though admitting that most of the “spontaneous” antisemitic actions of Nazi Germany were staged, argued that because these actions involved substantial numbers of Germans, it is wrong to see the extreme antisemitism of dicgatorship Nazis as coming solely from above. Lee rated it really liked it Jan 09, May 28, Hollis rated it it was amazing Shelves: If only you had sided with us.
It also e Kershaw’s classic initially presents an extensive introduction to the immense historiographical problems, stemming from both documentational issues in the Third Reich and the immense challenge of “rationally” explaining Nazism and its crimes.