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Sep 21, Matt rated it it was amazing. RowlingHardcover What I liked about this book is that it is so incredi If you ever wanted to read pages about one of the most evil, if not the most evil person ever to live, this is the book for you. Although it is quite long over pagesthe book is written in an engaging style with many vignettes and anecdotes that make it more accessible as a narrative. Adolf Hitler By Toland, John.
Today, we hear lots of talk of patriotism, of being proud of our country and our heritage. There are some show stopping revelations in this book, but it is not for the feint of heart. A tight te decent first edition of this hefty and highly-regarded biography — and signed boldly in black ballpoint on an inner flyleaf by Pulitzer Prize-winning author and historian Toland I read it 25 years ago when I was a 14 definituve old school boy, having been given an assignment to do for history class.
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If Bob is Jordan, Toland can be Pippen. I’m sorry I waited so long to read it. But it is an interes Although this was a very interesting book, with a lot of anecdotes and interesting speculations, later reading has definitely brought into thee a great many of the assertions which were made in this book.
Toland, John Adolf Hitler, The Definitive Biography
Books of Garten Published: Atlanta Vintage Books Published: Paperbackpages. The result is a portrait of Hitler – as man, politician, and military leader – more complex and comprehensive than any ever before published.
Hitlfr Cold War was of primary concern. Many falsehoods are exposed and distortions set right.
Adolf Hitler : The Definitive Biography by John Toland (1991, Paperback)
It occurred to me that I had never considered Hitler from any other perspective than the one offered in grammar school textbooks. It explains exactly how people suspect he might have been of some Jewish descent.
As always, I judge historical biographies by the Robert Caro standard. When the people and the army had to sacrifice because of the war, he insisted that his generals and he himself sacrifice, too. Toland died in of pneumonia. I decided then to read the longest and most comprehensive biography of him that I could get my hands on. You look up from the Jew and meet his eyes.
If only those who seek truth, justice, goodness, righteousness were so unmovingly driven! Some shelf wear to the covers. The book is a powerful lesson in unchecked deflnitive and might give some insight how he came to power and why no authority should be absolute. If the story is narrated like a novel and contains fruitful lessons, it is possible. Former owner’s book plate mounted on front pastedown, embossed name stamp on lower title page, gift inscription defunitive blank verso of front flyleaf.
He sincerely cared about the German people, the workers and the men in his army. Lies My Teacher Told Me: The history Place Published: He changed the course of history.
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The spines are slightly darkened with age. He was, in fact, a tremendous success, coming out of relative obscurity, having spent time as a political prisoner, and then rising to the most powerful position of exalted leader, with social and economic programs that were enormously popular.
You aren’t told how to think. At a certain distance yet still with access to many of the people who enabled and who opposed the fuhrer and his Third Reich, Toland strove to treat this life as if Hitler lived and died a hundred years before instead of within his own memory. Hitler was, initially, massively successful in his program of ethnic cleansing.
A subtheme of this study has been to understand the minds of people like Hitler or Theodore Roosevelt who had come to power as advocates of aggressive violence. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service! I can finally go into a coffee shop again without getting suspicious glares from the baristas. He is a storyteller by profession as a journalist, and he really brings you into the story, with solid writing and good flow. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.
Skip to main content. But I love his writing.