David Crew's selection is outstanding. He includes richly detailed and very nuanced articles as well as provocative think pieces painted in broad strokes...The book abounds in significant conflicts, contending voices, and a sense of scholarly responsibility.Rudy Koshar, University of Wisconsin
An excellent introduction...The volume brings together some of the most interesting recent research on the Third Reich...It is an invitation to think critically about how to conceptualize the Third Reich...A valuable teaching tool.Robert Moeller, The Woodrow Wilson International Center
Organized around a clear theme, with quality essays, this volume embodies what a collection of essays should do: offer new insights, force the reader to think critically about his or her conceptions, and allow for a comprehensive look at a particular subject.German Studies Review
About the Author
David Crew is Associate Professor of History at the University of Texas at Austin.