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Strenght through joy : consumerism and mass tourism in the Third Reich

Author: Shelley Baranowski
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st pbk ed
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This book was the first on the Nazi leisure and tourism agency, Strength through Joy (KdF). KdF's low cost cultural events and, especially, mass tourism became the primary means by which the regime  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Shelley Baranowski
ISBN: 9780521833523 0521833523 9780521705998 0521705991
OCLC Number: 644333278
Notes: Índices.
Description: 254 p.: il. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. Nazism, popular aspirations, and mass consumption on the road to power; 2. 'A volk strong in nerve': Strength through Joy's place in the Third Reich; 3. The beauty of labor: 'plant community' and coercion; 4. Mass tourism, the cohesive nation, and visions of empire; 5. Racial community and individual desires: tourism, the standard of living, and popular consent; 6. Memories of the past and promises for the future: Strength through Joy in wartime; 7. Epilogue: the end of 'German' consumption.
Responsibility: Shelley Baranowski

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