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Follows how the circumstances enabled these 2 megalomaniacs to achieve power and the ways they maintained their power.

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Bullock offers a monumental social biography of two of the most evil dictators in human history as well as an epic sketch of an era. The book delivers what is promised in the cover: While Hitler and Stalin’s stories differed in key paralekas, that only serves to make the story stronger; monsters masquerading as humans don’t have a single origin story. Jan 26, Shawn rated it liked it. Parallel Lives” in courses about totalitarianism.

I read this book when it first came paraleals over 20 years ago, and last school year I picked it up and started over again.

This volume is the culmination of a lifetime of study and thought on the blood drenched first half of the 20th Century. If Stalin is coming to get your sheep, and you’re a poor peasant who ate meat once a month; you might as well eat lamb chops every day until they come and snatch whats left. Apr 29, Alex marked it as to-read. If you wish to understand the 20th Century this is a must read. Beginning in the s, Bullock became increasingly fascinated by the comparisons between the Nazi and Soviet empires – the irony of the theoretically opposed ideology but often startlingly similar methods, This book made a positive impression when it appeared in Forty years after his Hitler: Without the confluence of their unique personality with the conducive societal condition in each of their countries, both these individuals would have been nobodies in history books despite their unique capabilities.


Hitler was a big picture visionary who did not involve himself in the minutiae of administration until he started losing the War when he began micro-managing several battles unsuccessfully from the Berghof.

It was a good book, but i To understand History and how Evil comes to power. But it is heady stuff, and the author chooses not to or is incapable of writing in prose any simpler than the most complex professorial thesis.

Not recommended for a beginner of I read this book when studying at college. What they had in common and what was different.

Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives by Alan Bullock

That feels like a small miracle. Gana dinero con nosotros. Once in power, they both continued strengthening their vice-like grip over their respective countries by unleashing a reign of terror through an elite corp of soldiers or goons, depending on how politically accurate or descriptive you want to be in describing this group of loyalists. The author was right – religious fundamentalism had taken over as the biggest threat to the world after the Cold War ended.

These unique behavior traits combine with unstable societal conditions to lead to the rise of a political leader. Contrary htiler many other college textbooks, which tend to date rather quickly, this history book seems timeless.

So the bastard hitleer. All this was aided by the prevailing social environment in both Germany and Russia during the middle of the twentieth century in which these former monarchies were grasping for a new political structure.

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While Bullock’s style is a bit dry in places, the scope of his scholarship is truly impressive. Lists with This Book.

As every one I hope knows, Hitler’s policy of Genocide was directed towards extermination of Jews Holocaust – 6 millions of Jewish lives lost and Gypsies. This is a first-rate book for the general reader. The other aspect of his work that I really enjoyed gullock Bullock does engage previous scholarship, and the various ways historians have grappled with understanding both these men and the oppressive systems they created, without it becoming vias.

Wolfson History Prize The book also explains how Hitler and Stalin initially operated within the systems which they later mis used for their own selfish and nefarious goals. How the two clawed their way to absolute power; what they did with it, the sheer scale of atrocity boggles the mind. parapelas

Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives

Apr 14, Paul Blair rated it really liked it. Productos Reacondicionados Precios bajos en productos revisados por Amazon. Jan 12, Mario Russo rated it it was amazing Shelves: Enjoyable book to read, not to heavy.

Hitler and Stalin is a powerful, detailed book which shows how so many of the central events of the twentieth century revolved around these two men. Not recommended for a beginner of Russian and German history!

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