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.
Volume 35 Issue 11 November 1985
Peter Burke discusses historical amnesia and cultural roots.
Kenneth Lunn looks at the dynamics of the labour movement's reaction to new migrants.
'Art for art's sake' – but not for many historians. The fine and decorative arts, their styles and iconography, have been mined for insight into the politics, religion and social obsessions of the past. Placing key images alongside the views of six contributors we continue the search.
Paul Preston assesses how time has obscured the legacy of the Spanish military rebel and leader.
Simon Schaffer explores the occult.
John Guy uncovers Tudor England's legal profession.