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Published: 10 September 2009

344 Pages | 12 b/w halftones


ISBN: 9780199570324

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Power, Myth, and the Rise of the Nazis

Anna von der Goltz

Oxford Historical Monographs

  • Explores the political cult of Field Marshal Paul von Hindenburg, President of Germany 1925-34
  • Winner of the prestigious Fraenkel Prize in 2008
  • Reveals the role of the Hindenburg myth in fashioning the Führer cult, as exploited by Hitler
  • Draws on wide range of vivid and unpublished sources - secret reports, memoirs and diaries, advertisements, films, newspapers, and Hindenburg's radio speeches

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