Germany's Dictators Comparison Essay by hicaliber

Germany's Dictators
A discussion on Napoleon Bonaparte and Adolf Hitler and their rule over Germany.
# 93820 | 6,002 words | 8 sources | APA | 2006 | US

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This paper compares and contrasts Napoleon and Hitler and their severe impact on German history. The paper offers an extensive background on the dictators' rise to power. It continues with a discussion of Napoleon's reforms in a positive light. The author also explains Hitler's modification's after the First World War, highlighting the actions of a monstrous dictator.

Napoleon and the End of the Old Germany
Hitler and the Triumph of the Authoritarian System

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Brose, Eric Dorn. German History, 1789-1871: From the Holy Roman Empire to the Bismarckian Reich. Providence, RI: Berghahn Books, 1997.
  • Crew, David F. Nazism and German Society, 1933-1945. London: Routledge, 1994.
  • Levinger, Matthew. Enlightened Nationalism: The Transformation of Prussian Political Culture, 1806-1848. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002.
  • Rowe, Michael. "8 The Napoleonic Legacy in the Rgubekabd and the Politics of Reform in Restoration Prussia." In Napoleon's Legacy : Problems of Government in Restoration Europe /, edited by Laven, David and Lucy Riall, 129-144. Oxford, England: Berg, 2000.
  • RUrup, Reinhard, ed. The Problem of Revolution in Germany, 1789-1989 /. Oxford, England: Berg, 2000.

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