The Resource Defying Hitler : a memoir, Sebastian Haffner : translated by Oliver Pretzel

Defying Hitler : a memoir, Sebastian Haffner : translated by Oliver Pretzel

Label
Defying Hitler : a memoir
Title
Defying Hitler
Title remainder
a memoir
Statement of responsibility
Sebastian Haffner : translated by Oliver Pretzel
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Contributor
Author
Translator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Written in 1939 and unpublished until 2000, Sebastian Haffner's memoir of the rise of Nazism in Germany offers a unique portrait of the lives of ordinary German citizens between the wars. Covering 1907 to 1933, his eyewitness account provides a portrait of a country in constant flux: from the rise of the First Corps, the right-wing voluntary military force set up in 1918 to suppress Communism and precursor to the Nazi storm troopers, to the Hitler Youth movement; from the apocalyptic year of 1923 when inflation crippled the country to Hitler's rise to power. This fascinating personal history elucidates how the average German grappled with a rapidly changing society, while chronicling day-to-day changes in attitudes, beliefs, politics, and prejudices
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Summary
A memoir on the rise of Nazism in Germany and the lives of ordinary German citizens between the two world wars find the author witnessing such developments as the rise of the First Free Corps, the Hitler Youth movement, the Stresemann years, and Hitler'scoming to power
Biography type
autobiography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
220540
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1907-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Haffner, Sebastian
Dewey number
943.085/092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Pretzel, Oliver
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haffner, Sebastian
  • Historians
  • National socialism
  • Nazis
  • Germany
Target audience
adult
Label
Defying Hitler : a memoir, Sebastian Haffner : translated by Oliver Pretzel
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2000
Bibliography note
includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312421137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Defying Hitler : a memoir, Sebastian Haffner : translated by Oliver Pretzel
Publication
Copyright
Note
Originally published in 2000
Bibliography note
includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent.
  • rdacontent.
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
309 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780312421137
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Specific material designation
regular print

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