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German dictatorship the origins, structure, and effects of national socialism by Karl Dietrich Bracher

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Published by Praeger in New York, NY .
Written in English


  • National socialism -- History.,
  • Anti-Nazi movement.,
  • Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.

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Edition Notes

Statementtranslated from the German by Jean Steinberg ; with an introduction by Peter Gay.
LC ClassificationsDD"256.5"B66313"1970
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 553 p.
Number of Pages553
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21202113M
LC Control Number70-9556

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This is a rare and valuable book as well as a good read. It will be a reference point for years to come.' Lora Wildenthal - Rice University, Texas ‘By showing the centrality of human rights to both the legitimacy and the downfall of the GDR, The Human Rights Dictatorship makes a major contribution to the global history of human : Ned Richardson-Little. The East German Dictatorship is the first detailed mapping of the area, identifying key interpretational issues, describing the evolution of different approaches to them, and providing the author's own evaluation. A wide range of themes is covered, from state/society relations to the role of opposition to the GDR's place in the longer sweep of. German Dictatorship & the European Union. Phillip Mericle. After two world wars and millions of dead, German attempts to dominate Europe through military force ended in ruin. Now, in an historic irony, Germany has ascended to unquestionable European supremacy, but it is a power not imposed by the bayonet. and a thrift-oriented mentality. As Bracher writes in the preface: “This book is dedicated to the hope that a sober picture of the German dictatorship may help Germany avoid both old and new dangers, primarily the traditional authoritarian concept of the state, but also a radical utopianism—both expressions of intolerance and conceit, and, moreover, profoundly unpolitical.