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Explaining Hitler: The Search for the Origins of His Evil
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Random House Inc
Publication date July 1, 1998
Pages 444
Binding Hardcover
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780679431510
ISBN-10 0679431519
Dimensions 1.75 by 7 by 9.75 in.
Weight 1.85 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $30.00
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Expanding on his lead essay in The New Yorker magazine, the author presents a literary investigation of the heated controversies among historians, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians about the life and nature of Adolf Hitler. 40,000 first printing. Tour. (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Rosenbaum explores the mind of Hitler's explainers and, through them, the mind of Hitler himself. He gives details of his encounters over a ten-year period with such figures as Hugh Trevor Roper, Alan Bullock, Claude Lanzmann and Emile Fackenheim. He reveals both new and forgotten material which help explain one of history's greatest enigmas.

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from Random House Inc (July 1, 1998)
9780679431510 | details & prices | 444 pages | 7.00 × 9.75 × 1.75 in. | 1.85 lbs | List price $30.00
About: Presents a literary investigation of the heated controversies among historians, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians about the life and nature of Adolf Hitler
Paperback
Book cover for 9780060953393 Book cover for 9780306823183
 
Updated edition from Da Capo Pr (July 8, 2014)
9780306823183 | details & prices | 465 pages | 6.00 × 9.00 × 1.25 in. | 1.35 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Hitler did not escape the bunker in Berlin but, seven decades later, he has managed to escape explanation in ways both frightening and profound.
from Perennial (June 1, 1999)
9780060953393 | details & prices | 444 pages | 5.50 × 8.00 × 1.25 in. | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Investigates the heated debate among historians, psychologists, philosophers, and theologians attempting to understand the life and nature of Adolph Hitler

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