One of three books about the Third Reich, Richard Evans does a great job on explaining how the Nazi party and WWII "happened".
Evans is attempting to reach a broad audience with a book that provides appropriate narration for the general readers and sufficient analysis to be useful to scholars.
Evans makes clear that many well intentioned Germans resisted, disdained, or fought the Nazi party all the way to its full grip on power.
I have finished Evans series of three books about the Third Reich. I began because of my interest in the WWI centennial and wanted to find out how the Nazis came to power. Read morePublished 20 days ago by BjoD
A very detailed yet wonderfully readable analysis of the rise of the German Nazi party from inception until the summer of 1933, 6 months after Hitler was made Chancellor and the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by dtobisk
Rather than being illuminating, this book is somewhat tedious, often trite, and more than a little "whiggish", in its approach. Read morePublished 1 month ago by scholarboy
Outstanding book on pre-war Nazi Germany. Very readable but still very scholarlyPublished 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
This book is essential reading for anyone interested in understanding how the Nazis seized control of what sometimes is described as the most civilized country in Europe. Read morePublished 2 months ago by lyndonbrecht
I highly recommend this book. I approached it just as someone curious about how Nazi Germany came to be- and this definitely answers the question- in captivating and readable... Read morePublished 2 months ago by B. Wall
Extremely thorough and well-researched. Not an easy read....the detail is extraordinary. This is more like a reference text. I bought all three parts.Published 2 months ago by Joe G.