Saturday June 6, 2020

From Hitler’s favourite car to the Holocaust: interpreting the Third Reich

The Third Reich in History and Memory By Richard J Evans Little, Brown, €31.50

15th February, 2015
Cars were an important symbol of progress for the Third Reich> Picture: Getty

It’s not every day that the sexual practices of Mexicans work their way into a study of history and memory of the Third Reich. But what makes this new volume by Professor Richard J Evans such an interestingly eclectic read, is that it does not disguise its origins as having been put together from a selection of essays and reviews of related books he has published in journals over the past 20 years.


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