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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle of Goebbels s own diary entries to provide the answer to that question Longerich, the first historian to make use of the Goebbels diaries in a biographical work, engages and challenges the self serving portrait the propaganda chief left behind Spanning thirty years, the diaries paint a chilling picture of a man driven by a narcissistic desire for recognition who found the personal affirmation he craved within the virulently racist National Socialist movement Delving into the mind of his subject, Longerich reveals how Goebbels s lifelong search for a charismatic father figure inexorably led him to Hitler, to whom he ascribed almost godlike powers This comprehensive biography documents Goebbels s ascent through the ranks of the Nazi Party, where he became a member of the F hrer s inner circle and launched a brutal campaign of anti Semitic propaganda Though endowed with near dictatorial control of the media film, radio, press, and the fine arts Longerich s Goebbels is a man dogged by insecurities and beset by bureaucratic infighting He feuds with his bitter rivals Hermann G ring and Alfred Rosenberg, unsuccessfully advocates for a radical line of total war, and is thwarted in his attempt to pursue a separate peace with the Allies during the waning days of World War II This book also reveals, as never before, Goebbels s twisted personal life his mawkish sentimentality, manipulative nature, and voracious sexual appetite A harrowing look at the life of one of history s greatest monsters, Goebbels delivers fresh insight into how the Nazi message of hate was conceived, nurtured, and disseminated This complete portrait of the man behind that message is sure to become a standard for historians and students of the Holocaust for decades to come."/>
  • Hardcover
  • 964
  • Goebbels: A Biography
  • Peter Longerich
  • English
  • 14 November 2019
  • 1400067510

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  1. Hanneke Hanneke says:

    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleIn my never ending, perhaps obsessive, quest to understand what was going on in the minds of Hitler and the people in close proximity to him, I tackled this 900 pages biography of one of Hitler s most devoted associates, Joseph Goebbels Goebbels lived just at the right time to develop into the man of fearsome influence who he succeeded to become after much loathsome scheming and character destroying of anyone who stood in his way Goebbels possessed a deeply narcissistic personality and purely In my never ending, perhaps obsessive, quest to understand what was going on in the minds of Hitler and the people in close proximity to him, I tackled this 900 pages biography of one of Hitler s most devoted associates,


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography Kindle I received a free copy of this book from NetGalley in exchange for this honest review.This should teach me to payattention when I ask for an ARC.I requested this from NetGalley on a whim when I saw the title, and I didn t realize that I was getting a book that was almost a thousand pages I also didn t consider that a kitten squisher of a biography about a notorious Nazis wasn t


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleThis is an extremely long, and detailed, biography, which makes extensive use of Goebbel s own diaries Longerich is keen to stress the fact that Goebbels had a narcissistic personality disorder and I felt he gets a little stuck on this point at times bringing any


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleLongerich has set the bar high for anyone to surpass this volume.Peter Longerich is a German professor of history He is regarded by fellow historians as one of the leading German authorities on the Holocaust.Benefiting from the 1997 discovery of the microfilmed diaries in a Russian archive of Longerich s work on Joseph Goebbels, Hitler s Propaganda Minister is a master class in biography.In immense detail he covers the rise of Goebbels from journalist and wannabe playwright to R


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleGoebbels a biography, published in German in 2010 and recently translated into English, may soon stand with Joachim C Fest s biography of Hitler as one of the key sources of information for those interested in understanding the personalities and events that brought about the advent of the Third Reich and all the horrendous events that it spawned Longerich s biography of Joseph Goebbels, based largely on the Nazi propaganda minister s voluminous diaries, begins in the early 1920s with Goebbels Goebbels a biography, published in German in 2010 and recently translated into English, may soon stand with Joachim C Fest s biography of Hitler as one of the key sources of information for those interested in understanding th


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleGoebbels A masterpiece BiographyGoebbels by Professor Peter Longerich is a masterpiece biography with outstand research that over seven hundred pages covers all aspects of Joseph Goebbels This biography delves in to the dark heart of Goebbels and shines a light upon aspects of his life that we think we know with excellent scholarship a


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleLongerich has established himself as a scholar who specializes in writing about the Nazi thugs who surrounded and supported Hitler s regime in the 1930 s and 40 s Thank you to Net Galley and Random House for the ARC The fact is, despite my strong preference for meaty, well documented, detailed historical works including biographies, I really struggled with this one At first I thought it wa


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    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleNever having read a biography about a high ranking Nazi, I feared Goebbels A Biography might be too harrowing a read Early on, though, I realized harrowing was not what this book happened to be, which made it easily readable Yet, theI read, theI wondered if the way the book was written didn t make Goebbels and his kind seem too normal By the time one reached the end of the author s conclusion, which was page 700, one is apparently suppose to believe Goebbels ma


  10. Scott Baker Scott Baker says:

    Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels book, biography free, Goebbels A epub, Goebbels A BiographyGoebbels A Biography KindleI was conflicted about whether to give this book 3.5 or 5 stars, and finally opted for a four star review Please see my reasoning below.Reason for a five star review Longerich has written probably the most comprehensive biography to date of Joseph Goebbels The author has conducted meticulous research, going through all of Goebbels diaries and putting together a detailed accounting of the propaganda minister s thoughts and concerns two aspects of the biography I found most interesting were 1 I was conflicted about whether to give this book 3.5 or 5 stars, and finally opted for a four star review Please see my reasoning below.Reason for a five star review Longerich has written probably the most comprehensive biography to date of Joseph Goebbels The author has conducted meticulous research, going through all of Goebbels diaries and putting together a detailed accounting of the propaganda minister s thoughts and concerns two aspects of the biography I found most interesting


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Goebbels: A BiographyGoebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels: book, biography free, Goebbels: A epub, Goebbels: A BiographyGoebbels: A Biography KindleFrom renowned German Holocaust historian Peter Longerich comes the definitive one volume biography of Adolf Hitler s malevolent minister of propaganda In life, and in the grisly manner of his death, Joseph Goebbels was one Goebbels: A Kindle - of Adolf Hitler s most loyal acolytes By the end, no one in the Berlin bunker was closer to the F hrer than his devoted Reich minister for public enlightenment and propaganda But how did this clubfooted son of a factory worker rise from obscurity to become Hitler s most trusted lieutenant and personally anointed successor In this ground breaking biography, Peter Longerich sifts through the historical record and thirty thousand pages of Goebbels s own diary entries to provide the answer to that question Longerich, the first historian to make use of the Goebbels diaries in a biographical work, engages and challenges the self serving portrait the propaganda chief left behind Spanning thirty years, the diaries paint a chilling picture of a man driven by a narcissistic desire for recognition who found the personal affirmation he craved within the virulently racist National Socialist movement Delving into the mind of his subject, Longerich reveals how Goebbels s lifelong search for a charismatic father figure inexorably led him to Hitler, to whom he ascribed almost godlike powers This comprehensive biography documents Goebbels s ascent through the ranks of the Nazi Party, where he became a member of the F hrer s inner circle and launched a brutal campaign of anti Semitic propaganda Though endowed with near dictatorial control of the media film, radio, press, and the fine arts Longerich s Goebbels is a man dogged by insecurities and beset by bureaucratic infighting He feuds with his bitter rivals Hermann G ring and Alfred Rosenberg, unsuccessfully advocates for a radical line of total war, and is thwarted in his attempt to pursue a separate peace with the Allies during the waning days of World War II This book also reveals, as never before, Goebbels s twisted personal life his mawkish sentimentality, manipulative nature, and voracious sexual appetite A harrowing look at the life of one of history s greatest monsters, Goebbels delivers fresh insight into how the Nazi message of hate was conceived, nurtured, and disseminated This complete portrait of the man behind that message is sure to become a standard for historians and students of the Holocaust for decades to come.


About the Author: Peter Longerich

Goebbels: A Biography PDF/EPUB Ö Goebbels: A Kindle goebbels: book, biography free, Goebbels: A epub, Goebbels: A BiographyGoebbels: A Biography KindlePeter Longerich born is a German professor of history He is currently director of the Research Centre for the Holocaust and Twentieth Century History at Royal Holloway, University of London.