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The Nazi Seizure of Power

The Experience of a Single German Town, 1922-1945

William Sheridan Allen

Explore the mechanics of revolution with William Sheridan Allen's classic analysis on the Nazi Party's subversion of democracy. Beginning at the end of the Weimar Republic, Allen examines the entire period of the Nazi Revolution within a single locality. Through legal records and interviews with primary sources, Allen dissects the transformation of Northeim, Germany from a sleepy town to a Nazi stronghold. Revised to include newly discovered Nazi documents, this book offers a comprehensive understanding of how Hitler rose to power through democratic tactics that incited localized support.
Publish Date
First Published in 1965
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@hoyer_kat My favourite book of this type is William Allen’s The Nazi Seizure of Power: The Experience of a Single German Town, 1922-1945.      source