In Theory co-host Simon Brown interviews Katy Hull, lecturer in American Studies at the University of Amsterdam, about her new book, The Machine Has a Soul: American Sympathy with Italian Fascism (Princeton University Press, 2021).

Simon Brown is a primary editor at the JHI Blog and a PhD candidate in history at the University of California, Berkeley. You can follow him on twitter.

Featured Image: “The old Language of politics is a Dead Language in the Age of the machine. ” Illustration by Wilfred Jones for Anne O’Har McCormick, “Bringing Politics Up to Date,” New York Times, November 25, 1928,