Author(s): Ken Webb
Power and Authority in the Modern World is written with close and clear alignment to the NSW Stage 6 Modern history course. The text incorporates classic and recent historical interpretations are supported by regular and relevant visual and primary source extracts, with accompanying activities. The book opens with a survey of the Paris Peace conference and the emergence of dictatorships in Italy, Russia and Japan. This is followed by a detailed examination of ideology of Nazism, the failure of the Weimar democracy and the establishment of the National Socialist dictatorship and its impact on German society to 1939.