Hitler and Stalin: Parallel Lives

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Fontana Press, 1998 - Dictators - 1184 pages
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Forty years after his 'Hitler: a study in tyranny' set a standard for scholarship of the Nazi era, Alan Bullock gives readers a breathtakingly accomplished dual biography that places Adolf Hitler's origins, personality, career, and legacy alongside those of Joseph Stalin--his implacable antagonist and moral mirror image.

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This is a huge and masterful dual biography of two of the most monstrous personalities of this century. Bullock, whose Hitler: A Study in Tyranny ( LJ 2/15/64) truly deserves its designation as a ... Read full review


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Alan Bullock is the author of Hitler: A Study in Tyranny, The Life and Times of Ernest Bevin, The Liberal Tradition and The Humanist Tradition in the West. He is also the co-editor of The Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thinkers, The Fontana Dictionary of Modern Thought and of the multi-volume Oxford History of Modern Europe series. In 1960, Lord Bullock became Founding Master of St Catherine's College, Oxford and was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford between 1969 and 1973. He was made a life peer in 1976.

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