three dictators Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler. by Owen, Frank

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Published by G. Allen & Unwin ltd. in London .

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  • Mussolini, Benito, 1883-1945,
  • Stalin, Joseph, 1879-1953,
  • Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945

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LC ClassificationsD412.6 .O8 1941
The Physical Object
Pagination272 p.
Number of Pages272
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6447261M
LC Control Number42050652

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This book is not meant to be a twin biography of Hitler and Stalin. According to Overy, ‘The Dictators has been written with two purposes in mind: first, to supply an empirical foundation on which to construct any discussion of what made the two systems either similar or different; second, to write a comparative ‘operational’ history of the two systems in order to answer the Cited by: The third of Robert Harris’s Cicero trilogy is brilliant.

It has me realising that what I have read in quick succession is not three linked novels, but a single, great novel in three parts. Most members of the book group liked the first of the three, ‘Imperium’, a lot, but found the second half anti-climactic compared with the first/5(K).

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Author Tim Woffenden, an experienced IB teacher and examiner, deals with three revolutionary dictators who are popular choices of study for IB students: Hitler, Mao and Castro. This book delivers a lively, integrated course that enables students to compare three very different rulers.

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London, G. Allen & Unwin [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Benito Mussolini. The following is a list of national leaders (heads of state and/or heads of government) commonly regarded as modern dictators. This usage usually carries a pejorative sense and refers to a ruler who: Rules by decree, via an Enabling Act or similar laws passed by a legislature allowing him to do so; Some so-called "benevolent dictators" may be.

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There have been many attempts to compare Hitler and Stalin, most recently and most comprehensively by Richard Overy in The Dictators, but most of them have concentrated perhaps too much on bringing out the.

Hitler’s army overran Poland in only a few weeks. In the spring of Hitler easily conquered Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, and France. While this was happening with Hitler, Mussolini, the dictator of Italy, declared war on France and Britain on J when the defeat of France seemed real.

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As of today, there are 50 dictatorships in the world (19 in Sub-Saharan Africa, 12 in the Middle East and North Africa, 8 in Asia-Pacific, 7 in Eurasia, 3 in Americas and 1 in Europe). We define a dictator as the ruler of a land rated “Not Free” by the Freedom House in their annual survey of.

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