Mein Kampf

Adolpf Hitler (Author) Ralph Manheim (Translator)
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Product Details

Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Mariner Books
Publish Date
September 15, 1998
Pages
720
Dimensions
5.5 X 1.9 X 8.2 inches | 1.2 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780395925034

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About the Author

Ralph Manheim (b. New York, 1907) was an American translator of German and French literature. His translating career began with a translation of Mein Kempf in which Manheim set out to reproduce Hitler's idiosyncratic, often grammatically aberrant style. In collaboration with John Willett, Manheim translated the works of Bertolt Brecht. The Pen/Ralph Manheim Medal for translation, inaugurated in his name, is a major lifetime achievement award in the field of translation. He himself won its predecessor, the PEN translation prize, in 1964. Manheim died in Cambridge in 1992. He was 85.
Konrad Heiden (1901-1966), a German-American journalist and historian of the Weimar Republic and Nazi eras, was best known for his biographies of Adolf Hitler.

Reviews

"For years, Mein Kampf stood as proof of the blindness and complacency of the world. In its pages Hitler announced--long before he came to power--a program of blood and terror in a self-revelation of such overwhelming frankness that few had the courage to believe it...That such a man could go so far toward realizing his ambitions--that is a phenomenon the world will ponder for centuries to come." -- Konrad Heiden, author of Der Fuhrer: Hitler's Rise to Power