Frank Neumann, Behemoth, Introduction

by Peter Hayes, quoted from the 1942 edition I wonder whether this sounds familiar these days….., Franc INTRODUCTIONby Peter HayesF r a n z N e u m a n n ’s Behemoth is one of the classics of modem politicalanalysis. Recognized upon publication during World War II as the firstthoroughly researched unmasking of what the subtitle promised—thestructure and practice of Nazism—the book has remained a stimulus toinquiry and debate to this day. T h e provocative and controversial centralargument, telegraphed by the choice of title, is that the Third Reichneither expressed a consistent ideology nor possessed a coherent structure.Like Read More

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