The final book in his acclaimed trilogy on the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, Richard J. Evans' "The Third Reich at War: How the Nazis Led Germany from Conquest to Disaster" shows how Germany rushed headlong into destroying itself, shattering an entire continent. In 1939 Hitler mobilized Germany into all-out war. Richard Evans' astonishing, ...
The final book in his acclaimed trilogy on the rise and fall of Nazi Germany, Richard J. Evans' "The Third Reich at War: How the Nazis Led Germany from Conquest to Disaster" shows how Germany rushed headlong into destroying itself, shattering an entire continent. In 1939 Hitler mobilized Germany into all-out war. Richard Evans' astonishing, acclaimed history conjures up a whole society plunged into conflict - from generals and front-line soldiers to Hitler Youth activists and middle-class housewives - tracing events from the invasion of Poland and the Battle of Stalingrad to Hitler's plans for genocide and his eventual suicide. "Masterly ...will surely be the standard history for many years to come...This is a warning for the future, as much as a judgement on the past". (Richard Overy, "Daily Telegraph"). "We all know how the story ends ...but Richard Evans brings it masterfully home ...magnificent". (Peter Preston, "Observer"). "A chilling, brilliant read". (Dominic Sandbrook, "Sunday Telegraph" Books of the Year). "It is hard to do justice to the humanity and scholarly range of "The Third Reich at War" ...triumphant ...a masterful historical narrative and the most comprehensive account of Nazi Germany". (Nicholas Stargardt, "The Times Literary Supplement"). "It gives the reader persuasive answers to questions asked for so long, that will continue to be asked, about this most violent and inexplicable of regimes". (Mark Mazower, "Guardian"). Sir Richard J. Evans is Professor of Modern History at Cambridge University. His previous books include "In Defence of History", "Telling Lies about Hitler" and the companions to this title, "The Coming of the Third Reich" and "The Third Reich in Power".
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Very good in d/w. The Third Reich-General This volume traces the rise and fall of German military might. Interweaving a broad narrative of the war's progress with personal testimony from a wide range of people, from generals to front-line soldiers, from HJ activists to housewives, the author lays bare a society plunged into war at every level. The great events and battles of the war are here along life on the home front and, the mass bombing of Germany's towns and cities. The Nazi extermination plan for Europe's Jews is set in the context of Hitler's genocidal intentions for the restructuring of Europe. UL-XXXXXX. 926pp, 36 illustrations, 23 maps.
VG- in VG- jacket. 240mm x 160mm The third and final volume of Evans' masterly trilogy on the history of Nazi Germany, tracing the rise and fall of German military might. 926 pages, 36 black & white plates, 23 maps. Signed by the author on the title page. Both book and d/w in very good condition, very minor marking to page edges, three pages of photos detached but still present. Shelf wear to top edge of d/w, with small closed tear to top of d/w spine. Heavy book, U.K. Sale only. Extra postal charges will apply.
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