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Published: 09 November 2017

448 Pages | 16pp black and white plate section


ISBN: 9780199664627

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Shortlisted for the 2018 Elizabeth Longford Prize

Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi

Thomas Weber

  • Becoming Hitler - the story of how Hitler became a Nazi, now told in full for the first time
  • Strips away the self-serving account presented by Hitler himself in Mein Kampf - and largely accepted until the present day
  • Shows how, contrary to his own myth-making, Hitler was not a confident leader of his party from the start, with a fully formed and coherent political philosophy
  • Gives us the true story of Hitler's metamorphosis from awkward, uncertain loner at the end of the First World War to the confident 'national saviour' and Führer figure of the mid-1920s