Propaganda and Indoctrination
In this podcast Professor Stephenson examines the extent that the Nazis were able to create a Volksgemeinschaft and the role propaganda played.
2. Equality but only amongst Aryans. Class irrelevant.
3. Indoctrination: promoting an unconditional sense of solidarity amongst Aryans.
4. Traditional allegiances to region and religion. Regional differences in what is was to be German. Proximity and familiarity bred contempt.
5. The shortcomings of volunteer local Nazi functionaries.
6. Nazi Propaganda failure to change behaviour.
7. Party corruption.
8. The Volkgemeinschaft: A rhetorical device?