Propaganda as a Tool of Control Mechanism in Nazi Germany Between Years 1933-1939

İdil, Ali Berk (2014) Propaganda as a Tool of Control Mechanism in Nazi Germany Between Years 1933-1939. Other thesis, TED ANKARA KOLEJİ.

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National Socialist regime has created the most destructive war that world has ever seen however it is very important to notice that most of the German people were supporting the regime and the war that it wants to commence. Propaganda was effective and useful for Nazis to control German people and lead them to war. After nearly 70 years after the downfall of Nazism there are still supporters of it all around the world. One of the most important question of this essay is “Which propaganda stands on which principles could make such an impact on people?” The aim of this essay is to investigate in which ways Nazi propaganda tried to influence crowds and which topics it worked on. Printed press, radio and art is investigated as methods of propaganda. Speeches of high-ranked Nazis were analyzed, propaganda posters were studied and many secondary sources were used. Internet is widely used during the preparation of the essay. Moreover, as the propaganda which created mechanism of mass control it was nearly an obligation to investigate the years between 1933-1939 which starts from the Nazi electoral victory and ends at the start of World War II. Graphs from secondary sources have been used while commenting on economic situations and statistics about press. Documentaries and chronologies have been useful as timeline is very important. Lastly, it can be said that Nazi propaganda was a control mechanism but in this essay it has been explained “How was it?” and “To what extent?”

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Additional Information: Supervisor: Pınar Türkecan, IB Notu: D
Uncontrolled Keywords: propaganda, Nazi Germany, mechanism, mass control
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DD Germany
Depositing User: Users 114 not found.
Date Deposited: 09 Sep 2014 09:58
Last Modified: 09 Sep 2014 09:58

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