Culture In Nazi Germany

Culture in Nazi Germany
Publisher Yale University Press
Release Date
Category History
Total Pages 448
ISBN 9780300245110
Rating 4/5 from 21 reviews
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A fresh and insightful history of how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed under the NazisCulture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and to manipulate the public perception of Hitler’s enemies. During the war, the arts were closely tied to the propaganda machine that promoted the cause of Germany’s military campaigns.Michael H. Kater’s engaging and deeply researched account of artistic culture within Nazi Germany considers how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed when the Nazis came to power. With a broad purview that ranges widely across music, literature, film, theater, the press, and visual arts, Kater details the struggle between creative autonomy and political control as he looks at what became of German artists and their work both during and subsequent to Nazi rule.

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  • Author : Michael H. Kater
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21

A fresh and insightful history of how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed under the NazisCulture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and to

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Culture in the Third Reich
  • Author : Moritz Föllmer
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2020-05-25

'It's like being in a dream', commented Joseph Goebbels when he visited Nazi-occupied Paris in the summer of 1940. Dream and reality did indeed intermingle in the culture of the Third Reich, racialist fantasies and spectacular propaganda set-pieces contributing to this atmosphere alongside more benign cultural offerings such as performances of

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Nazi Culture
  • Author : George Lachmann Mosse
  • Publisher : Univ of Wisconsin Press
  • Release Date : 2003

George L. Mosse's extensive analysis of Nazi culture - ground-breaking upon its original publication in 1966 - is now offered to readers of a new generation. Selections from newspapers, novellas, plays, and diaries as well as the public pronouncements of Nazi leaders, churchmen, and professors describe National Socialism in practice and

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The Nazi Fascist New Order for European Culture
  • Author : Benjamin G. Martin
  • Publisher : Harvard University Press
  • Release Date : 2016-10-24

Following France’s defeat, the Nazis moved forward with plans to reorganize a European continent now largely under Hitler’s heel. Some Nazi elites argued for a pan-European cultural empire to crown Hitler’s conquests. Benjamin Martin charts the rise and fall of Nazi-fascist soft power and brings into focus

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Culture in Nazi Germany
  • Author : Michael H. Kater
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-21

A fresh and insightful history of how the German arts-and-letters scene was transformed under the Nazis Culture was integral to the smooth running of the Third Reich. In the years preceding WWII, a wide variety of artistic forms were used to instill a Nazi ideology in the German people and

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Different Drummers
  • Author : Michael H. Kater
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2003-03-13

When the African-American dancer Josephine Baker visited Berlin in 1925, she found it dazzling. "The city had a jewel-like sparkle," she said, "the vast cafés reminded me of ocean liners powered by the rhythms of their orchestras. There was music everywhere." Eager to look ahead after the crushing defeat of

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Nazi Germany and Southern Europe  1933 45
  • Author : Fernando Clara,Cláudia Ninhos,Sasha Grishin
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29

Nazi Germany and Southern Europe, 1933-45 is about transnational fascist discourse. It addresses the cultural and scientific links between Nazi Germany and Southern Europe focusing on a hybrid international environment and an intricate set of objects that include individual, social, cultural or scientific networks and events.

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The Arts in Nazi Germany
  • Author : Jonathan Huener,Francis R. Nicosia
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release Date : 2007

"Culture and the arts played a central role in the ideology and propaganda of National Socialism from the early years of the movement until the last months of the Third Reich in 1945.... This volume's essays explore these and other aspects of the arts and cultural life under National Socialism...."--Cover.

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Different Drummers
  • Author : Michael H. Kater
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand
  • Release Date : 2003

For the architects of the third reich, jazz was an especially threatening form of expression, because of its essence: spontaneity, improvisation and individuality. Jazz survived persecution and became a powerful symbol of political disobedience and resistance in wartime Germany.

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Hitler s  National Community
  • Author : Lisa Pine
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-01-12

Lisa Pine's Hitler's 'National Community' explores German culture and society during the Nazi era and analyses how this impacted upon the Germany that followed this fateful regime. Drawing on a range of significant scholarly works on the subject, Pine informs us as to the major historiographical debates surrounding the subject

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Social Outsiders in Nazi Germany
  • Author : Robert Gellately,Nathan Stoltzfus
  • Publisher : Princeton University Press
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05

When Hitler assumed power in 1933, he and other Nazis had firm ideas on what they called a racially pure "community of the people." They quickly took steps against those whom they wanted to isolate, deport, or destroy. In these essays informed by the latest research, leading scholars offer rich histories

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Art of Suppression
  • Author : Pamela M. Potter
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 2016-06-28

This provocative study asks why we have held on to vivid images of the Nazis’ total control of the visual and performing arts, even though research has shown that many artists and their works thrived under Hitler. To answer this question, Pamela M. Potter investigates how historians since 1945 have written

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Learning from the Germans
  • Author : Susan Neiman
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27

As an increasingly polarized America fights over the legacy of racism, Susan Neiman, author of the contemporary philosophical classic Evil in Modern Thought, asks what we can learn from the Germans about confronting the evils of the past In the wake of white nationalist attacks, the ongoing debate over reparations,

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The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany
  • Author : Eric Michaud,Janet Lloyd
  • Publisher : Stanford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004

The Cult of Art in Nazi Germany presents a new interpretation of National Socialism, arguing that art in the Third Reich was not simply an instrument of the regime, but actually became a source of the racist politics upon which its ideology was founded. Through the myth of the "Aryan

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Becoming a Nazi Town
  • Author : David Imhoof
  • Publisher : University of Michigan Press
  • Release Date : 2013-10-03

Local cultural activities played a key role in altering Germany’s political landscape between the world wars

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