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Herfried Münkler

Herfried Münkler

Herfried Münkler (born 1951) is a German Professor of Political Theory at Humboldt University in Berlin. Münkler is a regular commentator on global affairs in the German-language media and author of numerous books on the history of political ideas (German: Ideengeschichte), on state-building and on the theory of war

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Selected Publications


The misleading analogy between 1914 and 2014


Lessons from 1914

The world of the early 21st century differs starkly from the 1910s. But a return to the events before World War I can illuminate some of the dangers we face today, and guard against a repetition of past mistakes.

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