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Laurence Rees
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Laurence Rees is the writer, director and producer of the BBC TV series The Dark Charisma of Adolf Hitler. The former head of BBC Television History programs, he has specialized for the last twenty years in writing books and making television documentaries about the Nazis and World War II. Previous projects that were both series and books include Auschwitz: The Nazis and the Final Solution and World War II Behind Closed Doors. In 2006 Rees won the British Book Award for History Book of the Year for Auschwitz. Educated at Oxford University, he was appointed in 2009 a senior visiting fellow...

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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: January 28, 2014
Price: $17.00

At the age of twenty-four, in 1913, Adolf Hitler was eking out a living as a painter of pictures for tourists in Munich. Nothing marked him in any way as exceptional, but he did possess certain distinguishing characteristics: a capacity to hate, an inability to accept criticism, and a massive overconfidence... Read more >
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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $30.00

Fuelled by hate, incapable of forming normal human relationships, unwilling to listen to dissenting voices, Adolf Hitler seemed an unlikely leader, and yet he commanded enormous support and was able to exert a powerful influence over those who encountered him. How did Hitler become such an attractive figure to millions of... Read more >
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Hitler's Charisma
Leading Millions into the Abyss
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: eBook, 384 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 16, 2013
Price: $13.99

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Also available as a hardcover and a trade paperback.

World War II Behind Closed Doors
Stalin, the Nazis, and the West
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: eBook, 448 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: April 28, 2009
Price: $13.99

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World War II Behind Closed Doors
Stalin, The Nazis and the West
Written by Laurence Rees


Format: Trade Paperback, 464 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: May 4, 2010
Price: $16.95

In this revelatory chronicle of World War II, Laurence Rees documents the dramatic and secret deals that helped make the war possible and prompted some of the most crucial decisions made during the conflict.

Drawing on material available only since the opening of archives in Eastern Europe and Russia, as well as... Read more >
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