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2ContentThree key collections of primary sources for research on Hitler, now available in one database:Hitler: Speeches, Writings, Proclamations The 12 volume IFZ edition > Focuses on Hitler's speeches, which were by far the most effective propaganda tool of the Nazi movement up to 1933.The Domarus Edition 1,700 documents (covering 1932–45) from the Max Domarus edition that first appeared in 1965; these documents are incorporated into a commentary.Hitler's 1924 Trial for Treason Contains a complete transcript of the main proceedings against Hitler and his accomplices.
3ContentAdvantagesDocuments the full spectrum of Hitler's worldview and political goals.Contains documents comprising over 8,500 book pages.A subject index allows searches by topic.The database can also be searched by date, place, name, and publication title.
4The SearchSimple Search The simple search function enables a full text search of the database.Example search: "Redeorte 1925" (“Speech Locations 1925")
5The Search Search Results 9 entries Set the number of results per page Title: Sort document titles alphabeticallySearch Results 9 entriesDate: Sort chronologically by date of originRelevance: Sort by number of searched terms contained in document
6The Search Document Display Navigate to other search results Switch to "Reading View"Document DisplayBibliographic informationDOISearched terms are highlighted gray
7Völkischer Beobachter The SearchRelevant dateDocument numberDocument type Additional informationDocument DisplayRun cursor over terms with dashed underlining to display pop-up explanationVölkischer BeobachterRun cursor over the book symbol to see the page number of displayed textPage: 549
8The Search Document Display Click on footnote number to display footnote text in a separate windowClick on table symbol to display table in a separate window
9The SearchDocument DisplayKeywords lead to related article topics
10The Search Advanced Search Advanced Search: Click here to view advanced search optionsAdd additional search fields
11The Search Advanced Search: The Dropdown Menu Full text: Search full text of databaseDocument Title: Search database titlesDate: Search database datesPerson | Place | Subject Term | Year: Search for person names, locations, keywords, and years contained in metadataPublication: Search in one of the three database publicationsHitler: Speeches, Writings, Decrees (HRSA)The Max Domarus Edition (MXD)Hitler's 1924 Trial for Treason (HPR)
12The Search The find-as-you-type function recommends matching terms Matching terms are recommendedA standard spelling is recommended when searching under "Person"
13The Search Complex Search: Combining Two Search Criteria Delete individual search criteria by clicking the circled XPossible combinations:
14The Search General Functionalities Send feedback to De Gruyter Add note to personal accountSaving options for Database entriesChange text size for entry or results listAllows citations in MLA, APA, and Chicago styles, or export elements in RIS format
15Maps and ImagesHitler: Speeches, Writings, Proclamations contains maps of all locations in which Hitler gave speeches between 1925 and 1933Title search: Redeorte ("Speech Locations")The Max Domarus Edition contains photographs for under the entry "Das Jahr" ("The Year")Title search: Das Jahr 19XXClicking on the image opens a large view
16Maps and ImagesHitler's 1924 Trial for Treason contains four entries with image documentationTitle search: Bilddokumentation ("Image Documentation")Image description and source
17Particular Features of the Sources Hitler: Speeches, Writings, and Proclamations – Feb to Jan. 1933Conduct a full text search for "Verzeichnis der zitierten Publikationen" ("Index of Cited Publications") to display the bibliography of each volumeThe subject index of the print edition can be searched under "Keyword"Speeches can be accessed easily through the search function for "Year" or "Date"
18Particular Features of the Sources Max Domarus – Hitler, Speeches and Proclamations (1932–1945): Commentary from a German ContemporaryAccess documentary accounts for a given year (1932 to 1945) under the search function for "Year"An index of reproduced speeches can be found underDocument Title: Verzeichnis (“Index”)Publication: Max Domarus
19Particular Features of the Sources Max Domarus – Hitler, Speeches and Proclamations (1932–1945): Commentary from a German ContemporaryLinks lead directly to relevant textual passages
20Particular Features of the Sources Hitler's 1924 Trial for Treason: Transcript of Main Proceedings Before the Munich People's CourtFor a chronological display of trial dates, conduct a Document Title search for Verhandlungstag ("Trial Day")Sort by: DateTo see the bibliography, conduct a full text search for Verzeichnis der verwendeten Literatur ("Index of Cited Literature")
21Particular Features of the Sources Hitler's 1924 Trial for Treason: Transcript of the Main Proceedings Before the Munich People's CourtLinks to subsections are located at the beginning of each entry
22Additional Database Features Helpful Documents Below the search menu you will find supplementary PDF documentsSearch helpOverview of Print Volumes, Introduction, Preface to HRSAOriginal Foreword by Max Domarus
23Contact De Gruyter Genthiner Straße 13 10785 Berlin Germany Tel (0)Fax (0)WebsiteAddition information on Hitler: Sources, 1924–45 can be found at