Jay Julian Rosellini is Professor Emeritus of German at Purdue University and Professor Emeritus of German and Humanities at Suffolk University (Boston, Massachusetts). He was Visiting Professor at the Universita t Hamburg when the Berlin Wall fell. His scholarship revolves around the interplay between literature and politics in Germany and Austria.
'Erudite, timely and highly readable. A landmark study of the evolution of populist groups, from Pegida to the AfD. Rosellini takes the reader beyond the news cycle to make sense of the profound transformations in Germany's political landscape. Essential reading for everyone interested the global resurgence of the far right.' -- David Motadel, Assistant Professor of International History at the London School of Economics 'Sober, objective and eminently readable. An insight into the contradictory image of Germany, the EU's most economically important member state. The rise of extreme right-wing movements in a country that strives to appear humane and open-minded is discussed without opprobrium.' -- Melanie Sully, Head of Go-Governance 'A useful overview of the intellectual debates that gave rise to the contemporary far right in Germany.' -- Sasha Polakow-Suransky, deputy editor at Foreign Policy, and author of 'Go Back to Where You Came From: The Backlash Against Immigration and the Fate of Western Democracy' 'A compelling and shrewd analysis of the New Right in Germany, whose agenda is reshaping - or misshaping - current political discourse in Europe. Essential reading to understand a country and a continent undergoing radical change.' -- Paul Bishop, William Jacks Chair in Modern Languages (German) at the University of Glasgow