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Nazi propaganda for the Arab world

Author: Jeffrey Herf
Publisher: New Haven [Conn.] : Yale University Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Jeffrey Herf offers the most extensive examination to date of Nazi propaganda activities targeting Arabs and Muslims in the Middle East during World. War II and the Holocaust. He draws extensively on previously unused and little-known archival resources, including the shocking transcriptions of the "Axis Broadcasts in Arabic" radio programs, which convey a strongly anti-Semitic message." "Herf explores the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffrey Herf
ISBN: 9780300145793 0300145799 9780300168051 0300168055
OCLC Number: 317471765
Description: xiii, 335 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Defining anti-Semitism, 1933-1939 --
Growing contacts, first broadcasts, 1939-1941 --
Propaganda and warfighting in North Africa and the Middle East in 1941 --
"Kill the Jews before they kill you" : propaganda during the battles in North Africa in 1942 --
"The Jews kindled this war in the interest of Zionism" : propaganda in 1943 as the tide turned against the Axis --
"The Americans, the British, and the Jews are all conspiring against Arab interests" : propaganda from 1944 to spring 1945 --
Postwar aftereffects.
Responsibility: Jeffrey Herf.
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An examination of Nazi propaganda activities targeting Arabs and Muslims in the Middle East during World War II and the Holocaust. It explores the intellectual, political, and cultural context in  Read more...


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