The first study based on a large national sample of both urban and rural districts examines the Nazi constituency -- how it was formed, from which social groups, under what conditions, and with what promises. Using advanced statistical techniques to analyze each national election of the Weimar era, Childres offers a new and challenging interpretation of who voted for Hitler's NSDAP and why. He also provides a systematic examination of Nazi campaign strategy. |A biography of James Longstreet, from his leading role as commander of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia through his controversial postwar career. Although the authors absolve Longstreet of guilt for Gettysburg, they call attention to the consequences of hi
Thomas Childers is associate professor of history at the University of Pennsylvania.