The Dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia

Voorkant
W. W. Norton & Company, 2004 - 848 pagina's
An analytical study of the dictatorships of Hitler and Stalin discusses their public images in comparison with their private personalities, their ascents to power, their creations of extermination camps and the Soviet Gulag, and the massive wars that marked their rules. 13,000 first printing.
 

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THE DICTATORS: Hitler's Germany, Stalin's Russia

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A sprawling study of the 20th century's foremost totalitarian systems and their infamous leaders, who are revealed to be, well, alike and different.Against the French authors of The Black Book of ... Volledige review lezen

The dictators: Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia

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In his comparison of Hitler and Stalin, Overy (history, King's Coll., London; Why the Allies Won ) attempts to take the traditional view of the political spectrum (far right--authoritarian ... Volledige review lezen

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Stalin and Hitler Paths to Dictatorship
1
The Art of Ruling
54
Cults of Personality
98
The Party State
132
States of Terror
176
Constructing Utopia
218
The Moral Universe of Dictatorship
265
Friend and Foe Popular Responses to Dictatorship
304
Military Superpowers
441
Total War
483
Nations and Races
540
Empire of the Camps
593
Two Dictatorships
635
Bibliography
653
Notes
705
Index
819

Cultural Revolutions
349
Commanding the Economy
392

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