In Germany, Hitler's infamous book "Mein Kampf" creates controversy once again now that a new, annotated edition is on sale in bookstores. The original book's copyright and publishing ban expired at the end of 2015.
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."
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.
When the copyright was lifted on Hitler's book of propaganda earlier this year, a decisive annotated edition was released - and became a bestseller. It has now won a significant academic award.
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