Well organized and with a fine bibliography, this is a very fine synthesis.
Mazower sums up Nazi actions as "an exercise in utopianism...noteworthy ...for its toxic combination of romantic nationalism and social scientific expertise."
This is a horrible, brutal reading experience, like reading about the cruelties of insects.
Mazower’s book is a fantastic book on how the Nazis ruled Europe. This was recommended to my by my 4th year history professor. There is no doubt why that is. Read morePublished 1 month ago by joe
A great book, the second time I've read it, to bad it's not on Kindle.
Mark Mazower never fails to impress with an incredible grasp of the subject.
Much more academic than other "Third Reich" books I have read, this volume offers some very interesting perspectives. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jason Russell
Instead of repeating the many reviews, and because this item raises so many issues, I focus only on a few generally-unmentioned facts, related to the Polish experience. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Jan Peczkis
THE AUTHOR MAKES AN EXCELLENT CASE THAT THERE WAS NO REAL LOGIC IN THE NAZI METHOD OF RULING THE LANDS IT CONQUERED EXCEPT AS VIEWED THROUGH THE PRISM OF RACE.Published 21 months ago by Mark Waywood
I purchased this book a few years ago, and I can honestly say that this is one of the greatest/most informative books on the third Reich that I have ever read. Read morePublished on October 3, 2012 by John
Nazi Youth Song:
Today, Germany hears us
and tomorrow, the whole world.
Denn heute, da hört uns Deutschland
und morgen die ganze Welt. Read more