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The Resource Speer : Hitler's architect, Martin Kitchen

Speer : Hitler's architect, Martin Kitchen

Label
Speer : Hitler's architect
Title
Speer
Title remainder
Hitler's architect
Statement of responsibility
Martin Kitchen
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"In his best-selling autobiography, Albert Speer, Minister of Armaments and chief architect of Nazi Germany, repeatedly insisted he knew nothing of the genocidal crimes of Hitler's Third Reich. In this revealing new biography, author Martin Kitchen disputes Speer's lifelong assertions of ignorance and innocence, portraying a far darker figure who was deeply implicated in the appalling crimes committed by the regime he served so well. Kitchen reconstructs Speer's life with what we now know, including information from valuable new sources that have come to light only in recent years, challenging the portrait presented by earlier biographers and by Speer himself of a cultured technocrat devoted to his country while completely uninvolved in Nazi politics and crimes. The result is the first truly serious accounting of the man, his beliefs, and his actions during one of the darkest epochs in modern history, not only countering Speer's claims of non-culpability but also disputing the commonly held misconception that it was his unique genius alone that kept the German military armed and fighting long after its defeat was inevitable"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kitchen, Martin
Dewey number
  • 943.086092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DD247.S63
LC item number
K57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Speer, Albert
  • Speer, Albert
  • Cabinet officers
  • Architects
  • Nazis
  • War criminals
  • Germany
  • Germany
  • Germany
Label
Speer : Hitler's architect, Martin Kitchen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 372-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Young Architect -- 2. Nuremberg and Berlin -- 3. Germania -- 4. The State of German Armaments in 1942 -- 5. Minister of Armaments -- 6. Labour : Free, Forced and Slave -- 7. The Consolidation of Power -- 8. The Challenge to Power -- 9. Miracle Weapons -- 10. The End in Sight -- 11. The End -- 12. Nuremberg -- 13. Spandau -- 14. The Good Nazi
Control code
ocn910503917
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300190441
Lccn
2015023355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Speer : Hitler's architect, Martin Kitchen
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 372-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The Young Architect -- 2. Nuremberg and Berlin -- 3. Germania -- 4. The State of German Armaments in 1942 -- 5. Minister of Armaments -- 6. Labour : Free, Forced and Slave -- 7. The Consolidation of Power -- 8. The Challenge to Power -- 9. Miracle Weapons -- 10. The End in Sight -- 11. The End -- 12. Nuremberg -- 13. Spandau -- 14. The Good Nazi
Control code
ocn910503917
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 442 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780300190441
Lccn
2015023355
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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