Kershaw, Ian

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KERSHAW, Ian. British, b. 1943. Genres: History. Career: University of Manchester, England, assistant lecturer, 1968, lecturer in medieval history, 1970, senior lecturer, 1979-87, reader elect in modern history, 1987; University of Nottingham, Nottingham, England, professor and chair of modern history, 1987-89; University of Sheffield, Sheffield, England, professor and chair of modern history, 1989-. Ruhr-Universitaet Bochum, Bochum, Germany, visiting professor of contemporary European history, 1983-84. Publications: Bolton Priory: The Economy of a Northern Monastery, 1286-1325, 1973; Der Hitler-Mythos: Volksmeinung und Propaganda im Dritten Reich, 1980, rev. ed. published in U.K. as The "Hitler-Myth": Image and Reality in the Third Reich, 1987; Popular Opinion and Political Dissent in the Third Reich: Bavaria: 1933-45, 1983; The Nazi Dictatorship: Problems and Perspectives of Interpretation, 1985, 3rd rev. ed. 1993; Hitler: A Profile in Power, 1991; Hitler 1889-1936, 1998; Hitler, 1936-45: Nemesis, 2000. EDITOR: Bolton Priory Rentals and Ministers' Accounts, 1473-1539, 1970; Weimar: Why Did German Democracy Fail? 1990; (with M. Lewin) Stalinism and Nazism: Dictatorships in Comparison, 1997. Address: Department of History, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S10 2TN, England.