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Germany's Tyranny over Greece? The philhellenist roots of the current financial crisis

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This article was written in July 2015, in response to the media fall-out over the then Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras' economic negotiations with the EU. It was first published in the September 2015 issue of History Today. However, since History Today is a subscription-only periodical, the full text (with the added bonus of footnotes and further illustrations) has been reproduced here for ease of access. Read more...

Kiran Moodley's article in "The Independent" - "Archive video shows Nazi flag flying in Glasgow; Hitler salute in London – but what should we read into it?"

On 24 July 2015, Kiran Moodley of The Independent published the following article (to read the original version hosted on The Indpendent's website, click here). The piece represents an attempt to understand how, in 1930s Britain, symbols of Hitler's Germany had not yet gained the notoriety and connotations which they now possess. Read more...