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Author Thies, Jochen, 1944-
Uniform Title Architekt der Weltherrschaft. English
Title Hitler's plans for global domination : Nazi architecture and ultimate war aims / Jochen Thies ; translated by Ian Cooke and Mary-Beth Friedrich.
Published New York : Berghahn Books, 2012.
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 Floor2  DD247.H5 T48613 2012    IN LIBRARY
  
Description xiv, 205 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Part I. Hitler's ultimate goals 1920-1933 : only new "Lebensraum" in the East? -- Introduction -- Hitler and his critics -- Current research -- Mein Kampf as the central source -- Hitler as builder : construction plans, armaments and a vision of war -- The beginnings of a power politician : "models" of imperial rule : the Jews and Britain -- No turning back : the aftermath of September 14, 1930 -- Part II. Hitler as architect -- Megalomania as policy -- Hitler's views on architecture, history and art -- Buildings and their functions -- Hitler and his plans after 1933 -- Architecture and the Third Reich -- Summary -- Part III. Hitler and military issues : from Whale Bay to Lake Erie -- Hitler's addresses to German officers -- The navy's battleship building plans and visions of world power -- The Me 261/264 : Hitler's long range bomber -- Summary -- Part IV. Hitler in 1940-1941 : when visions become reality -- Axiomatic geopolitics : 1950 as the objective -- The remaining powers after a victory over the USSR -- Hitler's path to world supremacy : the military solution, the trade war, the "annexation" of the world -- Ruling the new world -- The British assessment of Hitler's ultimate goals -- Final observations on Hitler's global strategy.
Subject Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945.
Heads of state -- Germany -- Biography.
Germany -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945.
ISBN 0857454625 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780857454621 (hbk. : alk. paper)
9780857454638 (ebook)
0857454633 (ebook)
OCLC number 755004324