Nebraska Authors

Bruce F. Pauley

Born 1937 Lincoln, NE (USA)

Pauley is a distinguished historian of modern Austria and National Socialism. His recent Pioneering History on Two Continents: An Autobiography,, 2014 was brought out by Potomac books, a subsidiary of the University of Nebraska Press.

Places Lived

Grinnell, IA
Rochester, MN

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


History; Twentieth Century Austria; National Socialism; Totalitarianism; European Politics; European Popular Culture; Autobiography


Bachelor of Arts, 1959, Grinnell College, IA
Master of Arts in History, 1961, University of Nebraska
PhD in History, 1966, University of Rochester


The Habsburg Legacy, 1867-1939. 1977.
Hitler and the Forgotten Nazis: A History of Austrian National Socialism. 1981.
From Prejudice to Persecution: A History of Austrian Anti-Semitism. 1992.
Hitler, Stalin, and Mussolini: Totalitarianism in the Twentieth Century. 1997.
Pioneering History on Two Continents: An Autobiography. 2014.

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