In addition to his recent scholarship regarding Nazi Germany, Evans is the author or editor of numerous books examining the social and cultural trends of modern Germany since the 19th Century. Some of these works include The Feminist Movement in Germany, 1894-1933 (1976); Rituals of Retribution: Capital Punishment in Germany 1700-1987 (1996); and Tales from the German Underworld: Crime and Punishment in the Nineteenth Century (1998). He has also edited the Journal of Contemporary History since 1998. Evans thorough research and prolific writing has earned him numerous awards, including the Wolfson Literary Award for History and the Fraenkel Prize in Contemporary History. He is a Fellow of the British Academy, the Royal Society of Literature and the Royal Historical Society.
This lecture by Richard Evans is sponsored by the Gould Center for Humanistic Studies at CMC.