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‘The Wages of Destruction:

The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy’

Adam Tooze

Allen Lane

‘The Wages of Destruction’ provides a groundbreaking new account of how Hitler established himself in power, mobilized for war – and led his country to annihilation.

Was the tragedy of the Second World War determined by Nazi Germany’s terrifying power, or by its fatal weakness?

This gripping and universally-acclaimed new history tells the real story of the cost of Hitler’s plans for world domination – and will overturn everything you thought you knew about the Third Reich.

2007

Winner