Nazi Propaganda and the Second World War

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Springer, Dec 16, 2005 - Political Science - 294 pages
This book analyzes the factors that determined the organization, conduct and output of Nazi propaganda during World War II, in an attempt to re-assess previously inflated perceptions about the influence of Nazi propaganda and the role of the regime's propagandists in the outcome of the 1939-45 military conflict.
 

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Contents

Totalitarianism Propaganda War and the Third Reich
1
The Goebbels Network in Search of a Total Empire
16
The Multiple Networks of NS Propaganda
40
LongTerm Emplotment and ShortTerm justification
63
NS Propaganda and the justification of War 193941
93
NS Propaganda from the Launch of Barbarossa until Stalingrad
111
6 NS Propaganda and the Loss of the Monopoly of Truth 194344
130
The Propaganda of Diversion and Negative Integration
153
Information and Leisure inNS Germany 193945
185
Legitimising the Impossible?
218
Notes
224
Bibliography
266
Index
283
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ARISTOTLE A. KALLIS is Lecturer in European Studies at Lancaster University, UK, and researches in interwar European fascism with a particular focus on the German and Italian cases. He is the author of Fascist Ideology: Territory and Expansionism in Italy and Germany 1922-1945 (Routledge 2000) and editor of The Fascism Reader (Routledge 2004).

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