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Author Dennis, David B.

Title Inhumanities : Nazi interpretations of western culture / David B. Denn
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 541 pages) : illustrations
Contents Foundations of Nazi cultural history. -- The "Germanic" origins of western culture -- Vox volkish -- The western tradition as political and patriotic -- The western tradition as anti-semitic -- The archenemy incarnate -- Blind to the light. -- Classicism romanticized -- Intolerance toward enlightenment -- Forging steel romanticism -- Romantic music as "our greatest legacy" -- Modern dilemmas. -- Realist paradox and expressionist confusion -- Nordic existentialists and volkish founders -- Music after Wagner -- "Holy" war and Weimar "crisis" -- Heralds of the front experience -- Weimar culture wars 1: defending German spirit from "Circumcision" -- Weimar culture wars 2: combatting "degeneracy" -- Nazi "solutions" -- "Honor your German masters" -- The Nazi "renaissance" -- Kultur at war
Summary Revealing account of how Nazi Germany manipulated and mobilized European literature, philosophy, art and music to support its ideological ends
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiter-Partei -- Party work.
Völkischer Beobachter (Munich, Germany : 1920)
Civilization, Western.
Fascism and culture -- Germany.
Nazi propaganda -- Germany.
Press and politics -- Germany -- History -- 20th century.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda.
Germany -- Civilization -- 20th century.
Germany -- History -- 1918-1933.
Germany -- History -- 1933-1945.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1139104187 (electronic bk.)
1139549693 (electronic bk.)
1139552198 (electronic bk.)
9781139104180 (electronic bk.)
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