Elizabeth Wiskemann

The Night of the Long Knives

Elizabeth Wiskemann describes how Hitler ruthlessly consolidated his power in Germany by the slaughter of some of his closest former colleagues.

The Origins of Fascism

There were repulsive sides to Fascist Italy; but Mussolini’s movement sprang from deeply patriotic sources, and endured for two decades.

A Short History of the German Student Corporations

Elizabeth Wiskemann finds that the German students’ societies have played an unusual and a characteristic part in the history of modern Germany, and yet one which their mysterious rites and code of honour have obscured, even among their compatriots.