Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini : totalitarianism in the twentieth century /

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Main Author: Pauley, Bruce F.
Format: Book
Published:Wheeling, Ill. : Harlan Davidson, c2003.
Edition:2nd ed.
Series:European history series (Arlington Heights, Ill.)
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword
  • List of Illustrations
  • Preface
  • Preface to the First Edition
  • 1.. The Ideological Foundations
  • Definitions of Totalitarianism
  • Marxism-Leninism-Stalinism
  • Fascism and Nazism
  • 2.. The Seizure of Power
  • Russia on the Eve of the Revolution
  • The Establishment of the Soviet Dictatorship
  • The Failure of Liberal Italy
  • The Birth and Triumph of Fascism
  • Germany and the Impact of World War I
  • The Weimar Republic and the Rise of the Nazi Movement
  • The Great Depression and the Nazi Takeover
  • 3.. Personalities and Policies of the Dictators
  • Stalin's Youth and Early Career
  • Stalin the Demigod
  • Mussolini: The Young Socialist
  • The Duce: Strengths and Weaknesses
  • The Young Hitler
  • Hitler: The Chaotic Dictator
  • Hitler's Private Life and Relations with Women
  • 4.. Totalitarian Economies
  • The End of the New Economic Policy
  • Stalin's War against the Peasants
  • The First Five-Year Plan and Industrialization
  • The Fascist Economy
  • The Economy of National Socialist Germany
  • 5.. Propaganda, Culture, and Education
  • The Limitations of Propaganda
  • Soviet Propaganda
  • Fascist Propaganda
  • Nazi Propaganda
  • Totalitarian Culture
  • Soviet Education
  • Education in the Fascist States
  • Youth Groups
  • 6.. Family Values and Health
  • The Conservative Trend in Values
  • Soviet Women: The Mixed Blessings of Emancipation
  • Fascist Italy: The Failure of Antifeminism
  • Women in Nazi Germany: Kinder Kirche und Kuche?
  • Health and Eugenics in Nazi Germany
  • Religion: The Basic Incompatibility
  • 7.. Totalitarian Terror
  • The Great Purges in the Soviet Union
  • Terror and Persecution in the Fascist States
  • The Persecution of Jews
  • 8.. The Era of Traditional Diplomacy and War, 1933-1941
  • Hitler's Foreign Policy Strategy
  • Hitler as "Peace Lover," 1933-1935
  • From Ethiopia to Spain: Fascist Italy at War
  • Austria and Czechoslovakia: Hitler's First Conquests
  • The Approach of War
  • The Blitzkrieg Campaigns
  • The Italian Intervention
  • 9.. Total War, 1941-1945
  • Hitler Turns East
  • Stalin's Preparations for War
  • The Russian Campaign in 1941
  • Hitler and the Untermenschen
  • Hitler and Stalin as War Lords
  • The Fall of Fascism
  • The German Home Front
  • The War in the West
  • The End of the Third Reich
  • 10.. The Collapse of Soviet Totalitarianism
  • Stalin's Last Years, 1945-1953
  • The Khrushchev Era
  • Reaction and Reform: From Brezhnev to Gorbachev
  • Problems of the Soviet Economy and Society
  • Soviet Women in the Last Years of the Regime
  • Soviet Society in the 1980s: The Balance Sheet
  • The Revolt of the Satellites and the Disintegration of the Soviet Union
  • The End of Soviet Totalitarianism
  • 11.. Lessons and Prospects
  • The Triumph of Dogmatism
  • The Structural Flaws of Totalitarianism
  • The Totalitarian Legacy
  • Bibliographical Essay
  • Index

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