Corpus ID: 166267979

Introduction: The Nazi seizure of power in historical and historiographical perspective

@inproceedings{Beck2018IntroductionTN,
  title={Introduction: The Nazi seizure of power in historical and historiographical perspective},
  author={H. Beck and L. Jones},
  year={2018}
}
  • H. Beck, L. Jones
  • Published 2018
  • History
  • How did it happen that Adolf Hitler was able to gain access to the levers of power on 30 January 1933 and transform the German state into a one-man, one-party dictatorship that would wreak havoc with Germans, Jews, and the international order for the next ten years? No question has consumed the historians of modern German history more than this. Was Hitler’s appointment as chancellor an accident— what some have called a Betriebsunfall—or the inevitable and necessary outcome of long-term… CONTINUE READING