An in-depth study has shown that far from recruiting from the lower middle classes, the Nazi party attracted many people from high-status backgrounds.
Adolf Hitler's rise to power contains important lessons for us today when it comes to dealing with modern-day extremists.
We are, as Snyder is urgently reminding us, perilously close to the edge of the fascist cliff
A scholar's efforts to learn how textbooks in New Jersey were portraying the Holocaust leads her to testify against a history teacher who taught his students to question if the Holocaust took place.
Some lessons from leadership theory for anyone aspiring to sit on the Iron Throne.
Even though the Holocaust is one of the best documented genocides in history, there's limited quantitative data available. A new study investigates the number of deaths per day.
While negotiating the end of the First World War at the Versailles Peace Conference, U.S. President Woodrow Wilson collapsed. Was it a neurological disorder associated with the Spanish Flu?
The initial aim of the 1937 Foreign Agents Registration Act was long forgotten: the prosecution of Nazis for interfering with American democracy. But that law is startlingly relevant to the US now.
Eight decades on, the thought of the state encouraging people to attack groups of citizens is hard to believe. Here are some books that might help.
To grasp how extraordinary evils are often committed by ordinary people, we need to consider how we define evil, and most importantly, whom we consider to be the agents of evil.
Barack Obama is delivering the Nelson Mandela lecture in a changing world dominated by the often outrageous utterances of his successor, US President Donald Trump.
The controversial German film-maker was celebrated for her groundbreaking work, but the fact remains she was a prominent Nazi propagandist.
As Hitler showed in 1936, there's nothing like a massive sporting spectacle to promote your regime.
The Nazi fuhrer's story about his 'resurrection' in 1918 is an important lesson for today.
Hannah Arendt, a political theorist, fled Germany during Adolf Hitler's rise to power and later wrote about ‘the banality of evil.’ Her work has recently become a best-seller. Here's why.
Can the Nazis be forgiven? A rabbi explains why this question needs a more profound examination of some of Judaism's deepest ethical mores and theological beliefs
In the 1920s and early 1930s, American journalists tended to put the ascendant fascists on a normal footing.
The reboot of the Nazi salute should not be taken lightly, given its history of hatred and genocide.
In the past, demolishing the dictator's residences created a void exploited by Nazi sympathizers.
One publisher spent over 40 years trying to profit off Hitler’s hateful tome.