Ian Kershaw

Historic attachments to heroic leadership combined with a mastery of propaganda techniques to mesmerise Germany into acceptance of the charismatic authority offered by the Führer. 

Ian Kershaw sees 1945 as a real watershed in Europe’s history of the last century.

Ian Kershaw wonders whether there was one single path of German history leading inexorably to Nazism.

Ian Kershaw on an English translation of a German history of Nazi government