Nazi Germany: Confronting the Myths provides a concise andcompelling introduction to the Third Reich. At the same time,it challenges and demystifies the many stereotypes surroundingHitler and Nazi Germany.
Creates a succinct, argument–driven overview for students byusing common myths and stereotypes to encourage critical engagementwith the subject
Provides an up–to–date historical synthesis based on the latestresearch in the field
Argues that in order to fully understand and explain thisperiod of history, we need to address its seeming paradoxes for example, questioning why most Germans viewed the Third Reich asa legitimate government, despite the Nazis criminality
Incorporates useful study features, including a timeline,glossary, maps, and illustrations