Richard J. Evans

What Can 1914 Tell Us About 2014?
The disturbing parallels between pre-WWI and today
January 25, 2014

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

The Life and Death of a Capital
September 27, 2012

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

The Other Horror
June 25, 2012

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

Defeat Out of Victory
April 26, 2012

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,

The Road to Slaughter
December 05, 2011

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

The Mistakes
September 01, 2011

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

Dateline Hitler
July 18, 2011

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