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DOC æ READER Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 ✓ ↠ ➹ [Read] ➵ Hitler: Ascent: 1889-1939 By Join or create book clubs ➼ – Eyltransferservices.co.uk A New York Times bestseller thislandmark biography of Hitler puts an emphasis on the man himself his personality his temperament and his beliefs Volker UllrichA New York Times bestseller thislandmark biography of Hitler puts an emphasis on the man himself his personality his temperament and his beliefs Volker Ullrichs Hitler the first in a two volume biography has changed the way scholars and laypeople alike understand the man who has become the personification of evil Drawing on previously unseen papers and new scholarly research Ullrich charts Hitlers life from his childhood through his experiences in the First World War and his subseuent rise as a far right leader Focusing on the personality behind the policies Ullrich creates a vivid portrait of a man and his megalomania political skill and horrifying worldview Hitler is an essential historical biography with unsettling resonance in contemporary times A fascinating Shakespearean parable about how the confluence of circumstance chance a ruthless individual and the willful blindness of others can transform a country and in Hitlers case lead to an unimaginable nightmare for the world Michiko Kakutani The New York TimesWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography The best source for Hitler's life up to the outbreak of WW2 Clear level headed AbsorbingBest source for Hitler's life Kershaw's classic two volume biography is the obvious comparison Ullrich has 15 years of subseuent research to draw on As well Kershaw presents a Life and Times while Ullrich focuses on the life Ullrich can seem plodding in comparison with Kershaw's brilliance and subseuent research doesn't overturn Kershaw's analysis so you may still prefer him If you've already read Kershaw and you want to go deeper Ullrich is for youClear Straightforward fairly concise readable Excellent translation livelier than the originalLevel headed Ullrich disposes of much of the nonsense written about Hitler that he was a shirker in WW1 or gay or lazy He doesn't swallow Speer's self serving liesAbsorbing Ullrich's method is to give the facts with a minimum of analysis It's dry but the events are so powerful that the result is absorbing I didn't find the book too long Yes it's 1000 pages but 232 of them are source notes and there is a lot to coverBook or Kindle? Buy the Kindle version The book is workmanlike rather than attractive

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A New York Times bestseller thislandmark biography of Hitler puts an emphasis on the man himself his personality his temperament and his beliefs Volker Ullrichs Hitler the first in a two volume biography has changed the way scholars and laypeople alike understand the man who has become the personification of evil Drawing on previously unseen papers and new scholarly research Ullrich charts Hitlers life from his childhood through his experiences in the First World War and his subseuent rise as a far right leader Focusing on the personality behind the policies Ullrich creates a vivid portrait of a man and his megalomania political skill and horrifying worldview Hitler is an essential historical biography with unsettling resonance in contemporary times A fascinating Shakespearean parable about how the confluence of circumstance chance a ruthless individual and the willful blindness of others can transform a country and in Hitlers case lead to an unimaginable nightmare for the world Michiko Kakutani The New York TimesWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography Comprehensive but very readable Plenty of new information even for readers who might feel they have a good knowledge of Hitler's early days and rise to power There are many books focusing on particular aspects of Hitler's life especially after 1939 but surprisingly few full biographies Ullrich draws on newly available sources and I liked how he specifically addressed mistakes in earlier biographies and also popular myths Obviously it is a long book and some chapters were page turning than others but overall I was very impressed and am looking forward to Volume 2 however distant its release may be

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Hitler Ascent 1889 1939A New York Times bestseller thislandmark biography of Hitler puts an emphasis on the man himself his personality his temperament and his beliefs Volker Ullrichs Hitler the first in a two volume biography has changed the way scholars and laypeople alike understand the man who has become the personification of evil Drawing on previously unseen papers and new scholarly research Ullrich charts Hitlers life from his childhood through his experiences in the First World War and his subseuent rise as a far right leader Focusing on the personality behind the policies Ullrich creates a vivid portrait of a man and his megalomania political skill and horrifying worldview Hitler is an essential historical biography with unsettling resonance in contemporary times A fascinating Shakespearean parable about how the confluence of circumstance chance a ruthless individual and the willful blindness of others can transform a country and in Hitlers case lead to an unimaginable nightmare for the world Michiko Kakutani The New York TimesWinner of the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography Absolutely fantastic