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The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town 1922-1945

By: Allen, William Sheridan

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Franklin Watts: 1984

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2261562

ISBN: 0531056333

Condition: Very Good


Revised edition. Wrappers lightly rubbed. 1984 Trade Paperback. Tackling one of the 20th century's greatest dilemmas, Allen demonstrates how this dictatorship subtly surmounted democracy and how the Nazi seizure of power encroached from below. Relying upon legal records and interviews with primary sources, Allen dissects Northeim, Germany with microscopic precision to depict the transformation of a sleepy town to a Nazi stronghold. In this cogent analysis, Allen argues that Hitler rose to power primarily through democratic tactics that incited localized support rather than through violent mean... View more info