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Hitler"s charisma

Laurence Rees

Hitler"s charisma

leading millions into the abyss

by Laurence Rees

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  • 9 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Self-confidence,
  • Psychology,
  • Charisma (Personality trait),
  • Influence,
  • Public opinion,
  • National socialism,
  • Social conditions,
  • Hate,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementLaurence Rees
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDD247.H5 R386 2012
    The Physical Object
    Pagination354 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
    Number of Pages354
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27146320M
    ISBN 100307377296
    ISBN 109780307377296
    LC Control Number2012033948
    OCLC/WorldCa802319285

    In this fascinating book to accompany his new BBC series, the acclaimed historian and documentary maker Laurence Rees examines the nature of Hitler’s appeal, and reveals the role Hitler’s supposed ‘charisma’ played in his success. Hitler's charisma: leading millions into the abyss. [Laurence Rees] -- Explores the circumstances and events that contributed to the rise of Adolf Hitler, noting his early character flaws and how he rallied a small group of like-minded political and social outcasts in.

      Hitler's Charisma: Leading Millions Into the Abyss (Pantheon, April), by Laurence Rees, longtime director of the BBC's history programs and author previously of books .   Author Norman Ohler says that Adolf Hitler's drug abuse increased "significantly" from the fall of until winter of "Hitler needed those highs to substitute [for] his natural charisma.".

    At the age of 24, in , Adolf Hitler was eking out a living as a painter of pictures for tourists in Munich. Nothing marked him in any way as exceptional, but he did possess certain distinguishing characteristics: a capacity to hate, an inability to accept criticism, and a massive overconfidence in his own abilities. This is the focus of Laurence Rees’s social, psychological and. Hitler’s Charisma: Leading Millions into the Abyss Laurence Rees Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him.


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"Hitler's Charisma: Leading Millions into the Abyss" is an absolute requirement for anyone interested in how Germany fell to the destructive ways of Hitler. It is also an important contribution to the understanding of how charisma plays a major role in the persuasion of unappetizing ideas/5(52).

The author's main point seems to be that charisma is in the eye of the beholder; for various reasons, a lot of people in Germany at the time were looking for someone like him to follow and were already pre-disposed to be susceptible to the "charisma" of Hitler.4/5.

Laurence Rees, a BBC producer who has written several books about the Nazis, takes a closer look in this book at what many people described as the charisma of Adolf Hitler.

He delves into the memoirs of those who knew the Austrian corporal during the First World War and takes us along as the odd and unusual former soldier slowly Hitlers charisma book himself into a skilled politician/5(63). Hitler’s Charisma is a natural culmination of twenty years of writing and research on the Third Reich and a remarkable examination of the man and the mind at the heart of /5(52).

Hitler’s Charisma is a natural culmination of twenty years of writing and research on the Third Reich and a remarkable examination of the man and the mind at the heart of. Hitler's charisma was his biggest friend and enemy, all around him made both, right and wrong decissions because of his "charisma" and this goes on and on.

On top of that, writing style leaves o lot to be desired hence, this is just an average book by an average author.3/5(12). Hitler's Charisma is a natural culmination of twenty years of writing and research on the Third Reich and a remarkable examination of the man and the mind at the heart of it all.

(With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations). Fresh from the news that the Nazi labor- and death-camp system was much more widespread and widely known than hitherto thought, British historian Rees (World War II Behind Closed Doors: Stalin, the Nazis and the West,etc.) examines Hitler’s career through a Max Weber–ian perspective of charisma, noting that Hitler promised not just decent wages and orderly streets, but “broader, almost spiritual.

Laurence Rees is the author of Hitler’s Charisma: Leading Millions into the Abyss ($30, Pantheon) If Hitler hadn’t existed no fiction writer would ever have dreamt him up.

He is just too implausible a figure to have become the leader of a sophisticated state at the heart of Europe in the Twentieth Century.

The timeline below shows where the character Adolf Hitler appears in The Book Thief. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance. Part 1: Arrival on Himmel Street. Liesel had been asleep and dreaming about the Führer.

Hitler's Charisma Leading Millions Into the Abyss (Book): Rees, Laurence: Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him.

How did Hitler become such an attractive figure. Hitler’s Charisma is a natural culmination of twenty years of writing and research on the Third Reich and a remarkable examination of the man and the mind at the heart of it all.

(With 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations)5/5(1). Laurence Rees is an acclaimed historian and filmmaker and the author of The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler.

In he won the British Book Award for history book of the year for Auschwitz: The Nazis and the ‘Final Solution’.

His television awards include a BAFTA and a Broadcasting Press Guild Award. Charisma versteht er dabei im Sinne Max Webers als "außerordentliche Fähigkeiten", die einer als "begnadet" geltenden Füherpersönlichkeit (von ihrer Gefolgschaft) zugeschrieben werden.

Herbst zeichnet Hitlers Persönlichkeitsentwicklung nach und beschreibt, wie er 5/5(1). Bottom line: “Hitler’s Charisma” makes for surprisingly fascinating reading, considering that the reader already knows the arc of the story—and how it ends.

You Might Also Appreciate: Hitler’s Gamble With Hitler to the End Swansong Laurence Rees's book – and the forthcoming accompanying series for BBC2 – draw on this trend, to ask how such a fundamentally dysfunctional The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler, By Laurence.

Hitler’s self-presentation has none of that polished charisma. He is a victim and a sufferer first and last—a poor soldier who is gassed, a failed artist who is.

HITLER'S CHARISMA: Leading Millions into the Abyss User Review - Kirkus A searching study that addresses the question, not why so many Germans and Austrians accommodated Adolf Reviews: 1.

Adolf Hitler's charisma is well-known but what can it tell us about the appeal of modern autocrats, asks Laurence Rees. Hitler's Charisma Leading Millions Into the Abyss (Book): Rees, Laurence: Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him.

How did Hitler become such an attractive figure to millions. “Charisma” for him is value-neutral and he uses the term only in a descriptive way to evoke the personality traits that made Hitler the strong and unquestionable leader that he was.

Rees takes a clear, chronological approach to specify these personality traits, starting off in the year when the young Hitler moved to Munich.Hitler's Charisma One of the many ways that Hitler used to garner the support of the Germans was in his charisma and oratorical skills.

Hitler had used his oratorical skills and charisma to his advantage in justifying the Germans' resent towards the Treaty of Versailles and sought to abolish the Treaty.Charisma of Adolf Hitler A I E Paperback – Sept. 1 by Laurence Rees (Author) out of 5 stars 54 ratings.

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