Author(s): Allan Todd
This book is one of the theme texts in the Cambridge Perspectives in History series. Allan Todd provides a lucid and succinct account of the rise to power of Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin, and assesses the impact that they had on the states they governed. The European Dictatorships is illustrated and includes a selection of primary sources.
1. Dictatorship and Totalitarianism; 2. From Leninism to Stalinism, 1919-1928; 3. Stalin's 'Revolution from above; 4. The Stalinist state; 5. The rise of Italian Fascism, 1919-1925; 6. The corporate state, 1925-1939; 7. Weimar and the rise of Nazism, 1919-1933; 8. The Nazi 'revolution', 1933-1939; 9. Consolidating and maintaining the Nazi dictatorship, 1933-1939; 10. Comparisons and contrasts.