The Resource Hitler's hangman : the life of Heydrich, Robert Gerwarth

Hitler's hangman : the life of Heydrich, Robert Gerwarth

Label
Hitler's hangman : the life of Heydrich
Title
Hitler's hangman
Title remainder
the life of Heydrich
Statement of responsibility
Robert Gerwarth
Title variation
Life of Heydrich
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Reinhard Heydrich is widely recognized as one of the great iconic villains of the twentieth century, an appalling figure even within the context of the Nazi leadership. Chief of the Nazi Criminal Police, the SS Security Service, and the Gestapo, ruthless overlord of Nazi-occupied Bohemia and Moravia, and leading planner of the "Final Solution," Heydrich played a central role in Hitler's Germany. He shouldered a major share of responsibility for some of the worst Nazi atrocities, and up to his assassination in Prague in 1942, he was widely seen as one of the most dangerous men in Nazi Germany. Yet Heydrich has received remarkably modest attention in the extensive literature of the Third Reich. Robert Gerwarth weaves together little-known stories of Heydrich's private life with his deeds as head of the Nazi Reich Security Main Office. Fully exploring Heydrich's progression from a privileged middle-class youth to a rapacious mass murderer, Gerwarth sheds new light on the complexity of Heydrich's adult character, his motivations, the incremental steps that led to unimaginable atrocities, and the consequences of his murderous efforts toward re-creating the entire ethnic makeup of Europe"--
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Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gerwarth, Robert
Dewey number
  • 943.086092
  • B
Index
no index present
LC call number
DD247.H42
LC item number
G47 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Heydrich, Reinhard
  • Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei
  • Nazis
  • Germany
  • Czechoslovakia
Target audience
adult
Label
Hitler's hangman : the life of Heydrich, Robert Gerwarth
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, maps
Isbn
9780300115758
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011013535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0056566
  • 5372031
Label
Hitler's hangman : the life of Heydrich, Robert Gerwarth
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xx, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates, maps
Isbn
9780300115758
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2011013535
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • DSS0056566
  • 5372031

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