Art, Ideology and Economics in Nazi Germany: The Reich Chambers of Music, Theater and the Visual Arts

Art, Ideology and Economics in Nazi Germany: The Reich Chambers of Music, Theater and the Visual Arts

by Alan E . Steinweis (Author)

Synopsis

From 1933 to 1945, the Reich Chamber of Culture exercised a profound influence over hundreds of thousands of German artists and entertainers. Alan Steinweis focuses on the fields of music, theatre and the visual arts in this study of Nazi cultural administration, examining a complex pattern of interaction among leading Nazi figures, German cultural functionaries, ordinary artists, and consumers of culture. Steinweis gives special attention to Nazi efforts to purge the arts of Jews and other so-called undesirables.

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Format: Paperback
Pages: 243
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Published: 31 Dec 1996

ISBN 10: 0807846074
ISBN 13: 9780807846070

Media Reviews
Finely nuanced, fair-minded, and succinctly argued.

German Studies Review


A masterful analysis of cultural politics and artistic organizations in Nazi Germany.

Sybil Milton, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum


A major contribution to our understanding of the practical dimension involved in the formation of Nazi aesthetics.

American Historical Review


Finely nuanced, fair-minded, and succinctly argued.

German Studies Review


A masterful analysis of cultural politics and artistic organizations in Nazi Germany.

Sybil Milton, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Author Bio
Alan E. Steinweis holds the Hyman Rosenberg Professorship of Modern European History and Judaic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.