Nazi Germany: Confronting the Myths provides a concise and compelling introduction to the Third Reich. At the same time, it challenges and demystifies the many stereotypes surrounding Hitler and Nazi Germany.
* Creates a succinct, argument-driven overview for students by using common myths and stereotypes to encourage critical engagement with the subject
* Provides an up-to-date historical synthesis based on the latest research in the field
* Argues that in order to fully understand and explain this period of history, we need to address its seeming paradoxes - for example, questioning why most Germans viewed the Third Reich as a legitimate government, despite the Nazis' criminality
* Incorporates useful study features, including a timeline, glossary, maps, and illustrations