Hitler's charisma : leading millions into the abyss / Laurence Rees.Material type: TextPublisher: New York : Vintage Books, a division of Random House LLC, 2014Copyright date: ©2012Edition: First Vintage books edition.Description: 354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0307389588; 9780307389589.Subject(s): Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Psychology | Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Public opinion | Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 -- Influence | Charisma (Personality trait) -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Hate -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | Self-confidence -- Political aspects -- Germany -- History -- 20th century | National socialism -- History | Germany -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945 | Germany -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 | Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945 | Charisma (Personality trait) | Hate -- Political aspects | Influence (Literary, artistic, etc.) | National socialism | Politics and government | Psychology | Public opinion | Social conditions | Germany | 1900-1999Genre/Form: History.DDC classification: 943.086092 | B LOC classification: DD247.H5 | R44 2014
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"Originally published in the United Kingdom as The charisma of Adolf Hitler by Ebury Press ... London, in 2012"--Title page verso.
Acclaimed historian and documentary filmmaker Laurence Rees examines the nature of Hitler's appeal and reveals the role his supposed "charisma" played in his success.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 297-329) and index.
The road to power. Discovering a mission ; Making a connection ; Searching for a hero ; Developing a vision ; Offering hope in a crisis ; Being certain -- Journey to war. The man who will come ; The importance of enemies ; The lure of the radical ; The thrill of release ; Turning vision into reality -- Risk and reward. The great gamble ; Charisma and overconfidence ; False hope and the murder of millions -- Blood and death. Last chance ; The death of charisma.