Richard J. Evans

What Can 1914 Tell Us About 2014?

The disturbing parallels between pre-WWI and today

Old world decline, rogue empires, killing for God—looking at 1914, we can discover that there are many uncomfortable parallels with our own time.

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Throughout the 1920s, the national capital became a by-word for artistic experimentation, and hedonism of every variety.

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At the end of World War II, between twelve and fourteen million people, ethnic Germans, were forcibly expelled from Eastern Europe, or, if they had al

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The story of the Battle of Kiev has been told many times, but seldom in such detail as it is in David Stahel’s book. Relying mainly on German sources,

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Sean McMeekin argues in this new book that Russia’s real aim all along was to use any and every opportunity finally to gain access to the Mediterranea

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The Mistakes

Zara Steiner has written a masterly sequel to The Lights that Failed, her equally masterful study of international relations from the end of World War

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William L. Shirer, born in 1904, was one of the twentieth century’s great reporters. He witnessed many of the key events of the 1930s in Europe at fir

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