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Mussolini casts a long shadow. R J.B. Bosworth describes how Italians of both the left and the right have used memories of his long dictatorship to underpin their own versions of history and politics.

Volume: 55 Issue: 11 2005

Robin Evans focuses on the role of the Basques during the Spanish Civil War and its aftermath.

Issue: 51 2005

Richard Evans concludes his two-part account of the Coming of the Third Reich by examining how Hitler’s position, and the state of Germany, was transformed in 1933.

Issue: 51 2005

Vincent Barnett argues that surface differences should not cover up deep-seated similarities.

Issue: 49 2004

Richard Evans has written two articles for History Review explaining how a modern, progressive country surrendered to a brutal and murderous dictatorship. In the first, he traces Hitler's rise to the Chancellorship.

Issue: 50 2004

F.J. Stapleton stresses that we need to apply as well as understand historiography to assess the impact of the Sondwerg Theory on German Kaiserrich Historiography.

Issue: 49 2004

To what extent did Christians support Hitler, and for what reasons? Will Saunders investigates.

Issue: 46 2003

Robert Carr draws uncomfortable parallels between Christianity and Nazism.

Issue: 47 2003

Colin Cook looks at the political, philosophical and cultural impact of the idea of aviation in the first half of the 20th century.

Volume: 53 Issue: 12 2003

David Welch looks at the dramatisation of Führerprinzip in the Nazi cinema, and how history films were used to propagate themes of anti-parliamentarianism and the concept of an individual leader of genius.

Volume: 52 Issue: 12 2002

David Williamson examines two seemingly irreconcilable schools of thought.

Issue: 42 2002

Richard Overy argues that the lesson Hitler Drew from 1914-18 was not that a major war should be avoided, but that Germany should prepare more systematically so that, next time, she would win.

Volume: 51 Issue: 11 2001

John Claydon charts a course across the complex minefield of Nazi historiography.

Issue: 39 2001

F.G. Stapleton defends the record of Italian governments from 1861 to 1914.

Issue: 41 2001

Martin Evans discusses how the historian Robert Paxton shifted the terms of debate over the collective memory of Vichy France.

Volume: 51 Issue: 9 2001

Mark Robson has been using new textbook on Mussolini's Italy with his students.

Issue: 35 1999

Matthew Christmas has consulted his students on three modern history volumes from a new series.

Issue: 33 1999

Alfio Bernabei discovers evidence of a plot to kill the Italian dictator in the early 1930s.

Volume: 49 Issue: 4 1999

It is often said that the 'ifs of history' are fascinating but fruitless. Here, Rob Stradling shows that a counter-factual consideration of what might have happened allows us new insights into the significance of what did happen.

Issue: 33 1999

Matthew Christmas estimates the impact of new studies of the Third Reich.

Issue: 30 1998

A Jewish-born Carmelite nun murdered at Auschwitz and due to be canonised by the Pope in October, is claimed to have been betrayed to the Nazis by a high-ranking Benedictine monk.

Volume: 48 Issue: 10 1998

Richard Wilkinson challenges the consensus of contempt for the Nazis' leading diplomat.

Issue: 29 1997

Brian Winston casts a critical eye over Leni Riefenstahl's cinematic paean to Nazi aesthetics.

Volume: 47 Issue: 1 1997

What did ordinary people in Nazi-controlled Austria really think about their native-born Führer, Adolf Hitler? Tim Kirk opens a window on a unique record of public opinion – a Gestapo equivalent of 'Mass Observation' in 30s Britain.

Volume: 46 Issue: 7 1996

Italy's Futurists - led by Filippo Marinetti - exploded onto the European cultural scene during and after the Great War with all the garishness and fizz of some of their founder's anarchic recipes. But was the menu taken up by Mussolini and his Fascists? Richard Jensen investigates.

Volume: 45 Issue: 11 1995

David Welch attributes the Nazi leader's electoral success to much more than slick propaganda.

Issue: 22 1995

Alan Steinweis considers how a Victorian historian's hero-worship became entangled with the propaganda visions of the Nazis a century later.

Volume: 45 Issue: 6 1995

Michael Biddiss looks at how the victorious Allies dealt with the unprecedented prosecution of genocide and mass atrocities by the Nazi leadership and how fair the proceedings were to those in the dock.

Volume: 45 Issue: 5 1995

Michael Burleigh on Volkswagen's Nazi past

Volume: 42 Issue: 11 1992

When money for Oswald Mosley's British Union of Fascists began to dry up in the late 1930s, he turned to novel schemes for fund-raising. James and Patience Barnes recount the intriguing story.

Volume: 40 Issue: 3 1990

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