Adolf Hitler and the rise of the 3rd Reich

Adolf Hitler and the rise of the 3rd Reich - Adolf Hitler...

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Adolf Hitler and the rise of the 3 rd Reich Psychoanalytic explanation (improvable analysis) 1. he was a victim of an abusive father 2. lack of a testicle-need for power 3. sexually perturbed Monocausal -try to find 1 simple solitary cause for the very complex phenomenon -his anti-Semitism lies with his own Jewish blood (no evidence of such) Hitler is described as demonic mad man -he there fore can not be explained and questions get dropped Character of his power -sought charismatic power intensely -his power relied on others seeing and reacting to heroic qualities within him -ruthless -egomaniac -single minded -drive for power because he had an unshakeable ideological condition 1962 first important biography-opportunist (power for the sake of power regardless of means) didn’t have any ideas but to further his own power fanatic believer in ideas of anti Semitism after the 1920s he already had the plan to exterminate jews (intentionalist position) A hypnotic and bewitching personality He had charismatic
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course JS 211g taught by Professor Gillerman during the Fall '07 term at USC.

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Adolf Hitler and the rise of the 3rd Reich - Adolf Hitler...

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