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Richard J Evans is regius professor emeritus of history at Cambridge University, and the author of The Third Reich in History and Memory (Abacus)
The storming of the Capitol on 6 January was not a coup. But American democracy is still in danger.
The Nazi dictator’s death in 1945 is well evidenced, but reports of his survival and escape to Argentina continue to seduce many in the social media age.
The great statistician was also a racist who believed in the sterilisation of those he considered inferior.
Vera Lynn's "We'll meet again" helped the British endure the war, while "Lili Marleen" reminded the Germans what it cost them.
The statues erected at the height of imperial power and prejudice do not belong in 21st-century Britain. But toppling monuments will not help us properly understand our past or resolve our present troubles.
From anti-Semitic hysteria during the Black Death to the recent burning of 5G masts, epidemic diseases are breeding grounds for misinformation and persecution.
The same divisions of opinion that played such a fateful role in Hamburg in 1892 are with us today.
What would the left-wing historian have thought of Jeremy Corbyn, Brexit and the rise of Boris Johnson?
The Tory MP’s celebration of the Victorian age is plodding, laborious, humourless and barely readable.
Boris Johnson, Jacob Rees-Mogg and their allies propagate a confused nostalgic fantasy of “global Britain”, wartime heroism and an English struggle for liberty.