Alan Bullock: Hitler. A Study in Tyranny-. London, Odhams Press Limited. pp. The English historian A. Bullock tackled a difficult task by undertaking. Hitler has ratings and 64 reviews. Michael said: This book was recommended by a well-respected author focused on the period when Hitler came to pow. Read the full-text online edition of Hitler: A Study in Tyranny ().

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That Drumpf is as morally bankrupt as his bank account has been known for a long time. All in all, a top-notch cautionary tale of what kind of person not to be. I am not sure how accurate they all are since the book was first published about 50 years ago, but I definitely learned a lot. He knew, that as yet, he lacked the power. A top notch biography on one of history’s most unattractive characters.

His days in Vienna a city he didn’t like much which made him what he became are commented upon in some depth. Customers who bought this item also bought.

A very good book on the topic.

PaperbackAbridgedpages. His personal power was everything. France in the s.

Hitler: A Study in Tyranny by Alan Bullock

Fest divides Hitler’s life into three sections: Although he had the advantage of being the first person to write a scholarly study of the German leader, his work remains one of the best, if not the best, biography of the dominant political personality of the first half of the twentieth century.


Hitler committed suicide in his bunker under Berlin’s Chancellory in April, A classic based on the information available at the time. The last pages I got through in four days and that is no mean feat for a serious work of history like this one.

Alan Bullock’s thrilling debut, Hitler: The bulk of the book deals with how Ni rose to power, which, of course, is a vital question for any democracy. If you have the excerpt, please tell me.

There were other neo-Nazis, nationalists, monarchists, and especially communists who travelled the country inciting riots and beating and even killing anyone they didn’t like. At the risk of violating Godwin’s law, it is difficult not to draw parallels between the rise of Hitler and more current affairs. The result is an exhaustive and sober study of the life and character of Adolf Hitler, which corrects many mistakes, myths and falsehoods about the man which persist even today.

Hitler: A Study in Tyranny

Showing of reviews. The Years of Struggle A single mindedness of fate and an emperors new clothes.

The Allies were fighting a genuine madman, ready to destroy Jitler as well as himself as he realizes the game is up. Do not opt for the abridgement; do the deep dive. Then i saw many of the other movies on world war 2 Schindler’s list, the boy in the striped pajamas, the pianist et al.

His father was cruel and distant. Forensic like study of how the sheer will of just one man. Trump, however, was a Drumpf. I was This book has been sitting on my shelf for a couple of years now and I’ve finally this month plucked up the courage to tackle it!


Hitler A Study In Tyranny Alan Bullock

Still in use today. Of course, as Hitler could have told him, inspiring the masses to such a depth of thinking was basically hopeless. I have never read such insightful psychological analysis of Hitler, even in Kershaw’s two volume biography.

Only one side snatches babies from their mothers. People throw around the term “sociopath” or “psychopath” with abandon nowadays. By doing so people often give themselves the idea that this could never happen again because Hitler was so different from other people, which unfortunately isn’t a reality. Write a customer review.

Here’s what he wrote about “Hitler: All in all it is definitely a great book which has about pages of facts on WW2 and Hitler. The flaw lies deeper. Hitler was deeply Anti-Semitic and hated Communism. Some of the conclusions and sources may be outdated, but this remains an excellent work, well written and authoritative. Hitler was an indifferent student.

He failed to win entrance to Art School in Vienna. The following pages present an amazing story of how an unknown, slovenly, lazy, knock-about becomes the crazed leader of a vast military machine that eventually brings ruination to an entire continent.