Part One: Germany 1914–1919: War and defeat
1 Germany and World War 1
2 The German Revolution
Part Two: The Weimar Republic 1919–1929
3 The Weimar Republic: The years of challenge 1919–1923
4 The Weimar Republic: The good years 1924–1929
Part Three: Germany 1929–1934: The rise of the Nazi Party and the failure of German democracy
5 Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party
6 The failure of democracy: The Nazis come to power
7 Establishing the totalitarian state: Germany 1933–1934
Part Four: The Nazi state
8 Life in Nazi Germany
9 Persuasion and pressure
10 The racial state: Policy and practice
Part Five: Nazi foreign policy and the path to war
11 The path to war
12 Conflict in Europe 1939–1945
Incorporation of classical and recent historical interpretations.
Historically accurate maps and images, including photographs and artworks.
Information boxes, diagrams and timelines.
In-text and whole-book glossaries.