The Third Reich: A New History

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Pan Macmillan, Mar 22, 2012 - History - 992 pages
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In this riveting book, Michael Burleigh sets Nazi Germany in a European context, showing how the Third Reich's abandonment of liberal democracy, decency and tolerance was widespread in the Europe of the period. He shows how a radical, pseudo-religious movement, led by an oddity with dazzling demagogic talents, seemed to offer salvation to a German exhausted by war, depression and galloping inflation.

'This is a monumental book.' Richard Overy, Sunday Telegraph

'If I had to recommend one book on the Third Reich, this would be it.' Daniel Johnson, Daily Telegraph

'It is a breathtaking achievement, at once broader and deeper than any other single volume ever published on the subject. Indeed I would go further: it is the product of authentic historical genius.' Niall Ferguson, Sunday Times

'Happily, Michael Burleigh now fills that bibliographical gap, with a readable and highly knowledgeable account of that ghastly period. You will never be bored by this extraordinary book.' Andrew Roberts, Mail on Sunday

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Review: The Third Reich: A New History

User Review  - Jim Swike - Goodreads

A thorough history of the Nazi Germany, and vivid accounts of the Holocaust. Enjoy! Read full review

Review: The Third Reich: A New History

User Review  - Windsor - Goodreads

A great book that doesn't focus on the military for a change. Coming from a military obsessed scholar, it's a refreshing change. Most of the details in the book aren't shocking to me, being an avid ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

Michael Burleigh is one of our most distinguished historians and a regular contributor to national newspapers and periodicals as well as a regular broadcaster.

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