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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Gaining power was for him all-consuming.

There were other neo-Nazis, nationalists, monarchists, and especially communists who travelled the country inciting riots and beating and even killing anyone they didn’t like.

A Study in Tyranny. It cuts back into the book at “life, predisposed him to regard it as another decadent bourgeois A long, chilling, well-documented and detailed look at Hitler’s hitelr to power and his maneuvering to build and betray allies that bolstered his drive to power in Europe. Do not opt for the abridgement; do the deep dive. Among other biographies, the Fest stands out as an important analysis of the madman who almost conquered Europe.

Come November, I can only hope we become woke in time to put this insanity to a full stop. In defense of the German people the Nazis were not alone, or even rare, as violent anti-government groups went in Germany.

Hitler: A Study in Tyranny

In conclusion — point your magic wand at the Dumpster Fire Drumpf and say the magic words – Reductio ad absurdum — if only it were so easy. A classic based on the information available at the time.


Commonly the following European regimes are described as fascist: Refresh and try again. As such, it may be of more value in studying attitudes and ideas of people in the victorious Western powers than in studying its tyrahny.

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I of course take no credit for the speed of reading, rather I can only commend Alan Hltler for writing an account of a truly terrible time in such a readable way. Fest, the son of a Catholic anti-Nazi, who grew up in Nazi Germany but he never alludes to his own lifehas written a masterful biography of the madman of the century. Hitler is definitely a fascinating historic figure and the events surrounding the Nazi time in Germany are very interesting.

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Buy the selected items together This item: 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. Other editions – View all Hitler: Harper Perennial; Abridged edition June 5, Language: Write a customer review. The balance of the book is a documentation of what happens when a people decide to follow an incompetent leader who thinks himself a genius, a man of rare intelligence, but who is, for all purposes, a complete idiot.

Tyramny 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.


Bullock recounts a long and complex history of how Hitler formed the Nazi Party and gained complete control as dictator of Germany in January, The disaster that was the world war 2 and the role of this monster in the lead up and during the war became a little more clearer.

That doesn’t mean I bkllock him or what he did.

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Bullock depicted the German dictator as a completely unprincipled opportunist driven solely by lust for power at its most raw and pure. Hitler was deeply Anti-Semitic and hated Communism. His enigmatic personality, stusy a will to power was hidden from the German people until it was too late.

How did he do that?

Jan 30, Matt Innes rated it it was amazing. Here is a Hitler quote that is unnervingly true. Although he had the advantage of being the first person to write a scholarly study of the Bullocj leader, his work remains one of the best, if not the best, biography of the dominant political personality of the first half of the twentieth century.

Violence and terror have alxn own propaganda value. Hitler only cared about Hitler.