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The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy [Paperback]

Adam Tooze
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`A remarkable and gripping revision of the history of Nazi Germany' -- New Statesman, Books of the Year

`Masterful ... smashes a gallery of preconceptions'
-- Financial Times

`This book will change the way we look at Nazi history ... nothing less than a masterpiece. Rejoice, rejoice, for a great historian is born' -- Sunday Telegraph

'Adam Tooze's Wages of Destruction is a hugely impressive narrative of the making and breaking of the Nazi economy. The drama and recklessness with which the Germans managed their economic policy are powerfully conveyed'
-- David Gilmour, Spectator Books of the Year

`This is a great book - one of the most important to be written about the Third Reich in years' -- The Times Higher Education Supplement

From the Publisher

Winner of the 2007 Longman-History Today Book of the Year Prize

From the Back Cover

`A tour de force' Niall Ferguson, author of The War of the World.

`Unputdownable epic history' John Cornwell, author of Hitler's Pope

`Virtually every page of his book contains something new and thought-provoking' Michael Burleigh, author of The Third Reich, A New History

About the Author

Adam Tooze is Barton M. Biggs Professor of History and Director of International Security Studies at Yale University. He taught for many years at the University of Cambridge. The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy was universally acclaimed as one of the most important books written on the Third Reich. It was shortlisted for the Duff Cooper Prize and won both the Longman-History Today Book of the Year Prize and the Wolfson Prize for History.
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