Hitler, the Germans, and the Final Solution by Ian Kershaw

By Ian Kershaw

This booklet is the fruits of greater than 3 a long time of meticulous historiographic learn on Nazi Germany by way of one of many period’s so much unusual historians. the quantity brings jointly crucial and influential features of Ian Kershaw’s examine at the Holocaust for the 1st time. The writings are prepared in 3 sections—Hitler and the ultimate answer, renowned opinion and the Jews in Nazi Germany, and the ultimate answer in historiography—and Kershaw offers an creation and a closing section at the strong point of Nazism.

 

Kershaw was once a founding historian of the social heritage of the 3rd Reich, and he has all through his profession carried out pioneering learn at the societal factors and outcomes of Nazi coverage. His paintings has introduced a lot to mild about the ways that the attitudes of the German population formed and didn't form Nazi coverage. This quantity offers a accomplished, multifaceted photo either one of the damaging dynamic of the Nazi management and of the attitudes and behaviour of normal Germans because the persecution of the Jews spiraled into overall genocide.

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199. 43. For a compelling analysis of ‘national rebirth’ as the essence of the fascist doctrine, see Roger Griffin, The Nature of Fascism (London: Pinter, 1991). 44. See Broszat, Staat, ch. 8. 45. See Die Tagebücher von Joseph Goebbels, ed. Elke Frölich, Pt. I, Aufzeichnungen, Vol. 6, Munich, 1998, 180–2. 46. I have attempted to present the evidence in my study The ‘Hitler Myth’. Image and Reality in the Third Reich (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1987). 47. For an excellent study of how the medical profession exploited the opportunities offered by National Socialism, see Michael H.

277. 5. Michael Müller-Claudius, Der Antisemitismus und das deutsche Verhängnis, Frankfurt am Main, 1948, pp. 162–75 (who had referred to ‘static’ and ‘dynamic’ hatred). 24 Introduction 6. Marlis Steinert, Hitlers Krieg und die Deutschen, Düsseldorf/Vienna, 1970, pp. 236–63. 7. Otto Dov Kulka, ‘ ‘‘Public Opinion’’ in National Socialist Germany and the ‘‘Jewish Question’’ ’, Zion, 40 (1975), pp. 186–290. Only the English abstract and the German documentation were accessible to me. The translation concerned the analysis, published in Hebrew.

Dieter Rebentisch, Führerstaat und Verwaltung im Zweiten Weltkrieg (thereafter, Rebentisch, Führerstaat) (Stuttgart: Franz Steiner Verlag Wiesbaden, 1989), has clearly shown that Hitler involved himself in civilian affairs to a far greater extent than was once thought. However, when he intervened it was usually at the prompting of one of the few favoured Nazi leaders graced with regular access to his presence, and providing him with one-sided information on specific issues of concern to them. He remained at all times alert to any extension of their power which could undermine his own.

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