Hitler's "Mein Kampf" has been kept out of print in Germany since World War II. Now the book is in the public domain, and a new scholarly edition has been published. Is it dangerous? Historians and victims groups disagree.
A critical edition of Hitler's notorious manifesto was published a year ago - and became a bestseller in Germany. Historian Peter Longerich discusses the strengths and weaknesses of the globally publicized work.
One year after it was published, an annotated edition of Adolf Hitler's "Mein Kampf" has sold 85,000 copies in Germany. The publisher said data shows that buyers are teachers and history buffs, not "right-wing radicals."
A German paper has published an e-mail from a far-right group claiming it will publish a version of Hitler's book free of "tedious" scholarly commentary. This could possibly violate laws against spreading Nazi ideology.
An annotated, critical edition of Hitler's infamous "Mein Kampf" has been on sale for a year, the two-volume tome becoming a surprise bestseller with 85,000 copies sold. But the book is still attracting controversy.
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