David Welch

Painting, Propaganda and Patriotism

David Welch looks at the way that public art was used in both France and Britain to celebrate Napoleon and Nelson as national heroes, during their lifetimes and after.

Hitler’s History Films

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.

Powers of Persuasion

David Welch argues that propaganda has had an essential, and not always dishonourable, role in conduct of affairs in the twentieth century.

Who Voted For Hitler?

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