The radical antisemitism of Nazi Germany’s wartime propaganda constituted an interpretive prism through which Nazi leaders viewed and. Editorial Reviews. Review. With the market so saturated with books that have ” Nazi” in their Jeffrey Herf’s latest book, The Jewish Enemy–dealing with Nazi propaganda during the Holocaust–sheds new light on what happened then in. The Jewish Enemy: Nazi Propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust [ Jeffrey Herf] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The sheer.
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Leading the assault was an insidious, belligerent Jewish clique, so crafty and powerful that it managed to manipulate the actions of Roosevelt, Churchill, and Stalin. Hitler portrayed the Holocaust as a defensive act, a necessary move to destroy the Jews before they destroyed Germany. Fascination with the Holocaust appears inexhaustible. Slavery after Rome, — Subscribe to receive information about forthcoming books, seasonal catalogs, and more, in newsletters tailored to your interests.
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They believed that Jews controlled not only the Bolsheviks to the east but the capitalists to the west. Sign In or Create an Account. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. Join Teh Mailing List: This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve.
Related articles in Google Scholar. The author makes use of sources not widely used before, such as the ubiquitous wall newspapers also favored in communist statesposters, and archival materials including directives to the press about the tasks and methods of propagandaand the diaries of Goebbels, among others. To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Email alerts New issue alert.
According to German wartime media, it was German citizens who were targeted for extinction by a vast international conspiracy. The Jewish Enemy is the first extensive study of how anti-Semitism pervaded and shaped Nazi propaganda during World War II and the Holocaust, jewihs how it pulled together the diverse elements of a delusionary Nazi worldview.
The Jewish Enemy
Here we find an original and haunting exposition of the ways in which Hitler legitimized war and genocide to his own people, as enemg to destroy an jeffrye omnipotent Jewish foe. American Historical Association members Sign in via society site. It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.
The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics. Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. A recent addition to the literature is Jeffrey Herf’s book. Calling on impressive archival research, Jeffrey Herf recreates the wall posters that Germans saw while waiting for the streetcar, the radio speeches they heard at home or on the street, the headlines that blared from newsstands.
Don’t have an account? For the first time, we have a nuanced account of how state-produced antisemitism changed during the war and how this antisemitism connected to the Holocaust.
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The extent of atrocities, however, has overshadowed the calculus Nazis used to justify their deeds. April Short pages 18 color illustrations in one 16 page color insert Belknap Press World. If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. The sheer magnitude of the Holocaust has commanded our attention for the past sixty years.
While Adolf Hitler and his fellow travelers had always maintained While this claim is somewhat exaggerated, Herf’s bookremains an important contribution to the growing literature on the Holocaust. Sign In Forgot password?
Citing articles via Google Scholar. His nonsense books, mo …. Taylor was infamous for treating Hitler as an ordinary statesman in the German mould. The digital Loeb Classical Library loebclassics.
Sign in via your Institution Sign in. The overall effect is one of a regime in thrall to its own paranoid fantasies, with devastating consequences that are heff too familiar.
Weinberg, University of North Carolina. For some readers, this may seem an obvious point, jjeffrey a great deal of older research underscored how the Nazis placed antisemitism in the background, emphasizing instead the material gains that ordinary citizens could expect from Nazi rule.
Edward Lear is an apt character to think about at Christmas-time. J effrey H erf. No prior study has shown as clearly as this one how central this theme was to German wartime propaganda in all its forms.
You could not be signed in. Don’t already have an Oxford Jeffret account? Our recent titles are available via Edelweiss. Herf rightly maintains that a long tradition of elite and popular antisemitism in Germany created a climate of indifference that allowed for an incremental persecution of Jews, but does not, in itself, sufficiently explain a policy of genocide.
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The Jewish Enemy
He claims in his preface that this is the first book to examine in depth the Nazi’s paranoid antisemitic account of the world war. Most users should sign in with their email address. You do not currently have access to this article.