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Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' Back In Print.
A View Of The Far Right.
Hitler Is Back Or At Least His Book Is.
The Allies gave the southern German state of Bavaria the copyright to Adolf Hitler's 'Mein Kampf' or translated into English 'My Struggle'. The book articulates Hitler's thoughts and ideas on paper and was written while the future dictator was in prison.
The state of Bavaria refused to print the book for fear of upsetting those who suffered under the Nazi regime of 1933 - 1945. Many Jewish and Anti - Nazi Germans are angry that this book whose copyright ran out on 1st January 2016 has seen the light of the day again.
The book will go on sale for 59 Euros and some German academics have applauded the book being re - printed after being banned for 70 years from the end of WWII saying it will give people the chance to pick apart and criticise Hitler's ideology for example the idea of a 'Master Race' or 'Lebensraum' or 'Living Space'.
No doubt in the wake of Germany accepting 800,000 migrants and the recent attacks on German women by migrants over the New Year it will give the book a new urgency and importance amongst the far right. To do a 'Heil Hitler' salute in Germany is a prisonable offence and rightly so in many aspects.
The new print of the book contains 2,000 pages and is printed by the Munich Institute Of Contemporary History.
It is highly unlikely any far right party would ever gain power in Germany as Germany today is a multi - cultural democratic nation like many Western European Nations but that said though the far right is on the rise again not just in Germany but places like France and the UK too and given the times we live in where many Native Europeans feel over looked and disenfranchised its not surprising.