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There there had seemed to be some ambiguity, some suggestion that maybe we’d supported military dictators against the people. Advanced Book Search Browse by Subject.

Since the original publication, Toland added new evidence and rebutted early critics. Dec 24, Christina rated it really liked it.

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Toland, John Adolf Hitler, The Definitive Biography

DJ has light edgewear,creasing,chips, closed tears, scuffing and rubbing. From childhood and obscurity to his desperate end, Adolf Hitler emerges as, in Toland’s words, “far more complex and contradictory. Feb 23, Arminius rated it it was amazing Shelves: Doubleday And Company, Inc. Toland does an excellent job with Eva Braun, bringing her forward from the shadows and fleshing out the dismissive view nearly every historian has taken of her since Speer casted her as the dumb blond of history.

Adolf Hitler : The Definitive Biography by John Toland (1991, Paperback)

This book gives a detailed history of Adolf Hitler like no other book I have read. I think that puts the burden of opinion, on analysis and critique, on the reader.

When I was a kid, we would clamber on and around tanks planted like trees in our city parks. Lies My Teacher Asolf Me: It was startling to think of him as a living, breathing human being – one who takes tea and see films with friends. If Bob is Jordan, Toland can be Pippen.


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zdolf One of my first research projects in high school was a paper on the war in Vietnam. The book was widely criticized at the time. Toland tells the story, year by year, month by month, day by day, and occasionally hour-by-hour, of Adolf Hitler: The Book House – St. It occurred to me that I had never considered Hitler from any other perspective than the one offered in grammar school textbooks. Jun 21, Michael Definltive Camp rated it giography was amazing.

Toland did a slew of interviews with people who were there and references all the pertinent documents, so I trust his conclusions. Toland’s research provided one of the final opportunities for a historian to conduct personal interviews with over two hundred individuals intimately associated with Hitler.

The last point to remember about Toland is that he was a journalist first, and not a trained historian, and so the professionals tend to look down their noses at him, Kershaw and Hastings most of all.

Small scratch botttom right hand corner. He was at the meeting too. He belabors nothing, and so long as you have a basic familiarity with biographj story of the Reich, you can take the very long trip in this book and enjoy it quite heartily. By junior year I was torn between Trotsky and Gandhi, Communism and pacifism, and believed biogrxphy nothing reported in the mainstream press or by the president about American foreign policy intentions. Hide your copy somewhere, because I am sure it will go out of print sometime soon in order to make way for more shallow, government-approved pop culture literature.

First printing, SIGNED by the author without inscription,on a front blank, of one of the most bography biographies of the 20th century. The details of the mass exterminations were and are still under constant scrutiny and so precise information will need to come from other sources, but Toland does exceed Bullock in this and other areas, simply by virtue of making better use of the sources available at the time and ignoring more questionable sources.


Two volumes, smooth shiny red boards, ornate gilt border to front and much of spine, gilt lettering bright too, red cloth bookmarks. He tells the story of Adolf Hitler as no one ever has. Adolf Hitler By Toland, John. Books by John Toland. The book was published inwhen interviewing survivors was still possible. He leverages historical documents, public domain as well as personal interviews, photographs, personal letters and government paperwork to bring every point of Hitler’s life to light.

Doubleday and Company, The book focuses solely on Hitler, so if you wanted an overview of the Holocaust in general you won’t find it in here. Like Napoleon, he alienated or attacked so many neighbours that he ended up fighting on too many fronts, leading to his country being invaded from all sides and reduced to the size it was when he started, at the cost of millions of lives.

I tolaand then to read the longest and most comprehensive biography of him that I could get my hands on.

Black covers with gold gilt lettering on spines.