At a glance:
- Author: Edward F. Dolan, Jr.
- First Published: 1981
- Time of Work: 18891945
- Setting: Linz and Vienna, Austria; and Munich and Berlin, Germany
- Genres: Nonfiction, Biography
- Subjects: Dictators, Politics, World War II, Anti-Semitism, Nazism or Nazis, Germany or German people, Holocaust, Jewish, Biography
- Locales: Europe, Berlin, Germany, Germany, Vienna, Austria, Munich, Germany, Austria, Linz, Austria
Form and Content
In Adolf Hitler: A Portrait in Tyranny, Edward F. Dolan, Jr., focuses on the development of the Nazi leader, using events from his childhood, adolescence, and adult life to foreshadow the emergence of the erratic man who rose through the political ranks of post-World War I Germany to become the Führer.
Dolan devotes the book’s early chapters to Hitler’s family, his education, and his military service. He introduces a rather average Austrian youth who aspired to become an artist in Vienna but who idled away hours strolling along the Danube or...
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