News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945

News from Germany: The Competition to Control World Communications, 1900-1945

by Heidi J. S. Tworek

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Overview

Heidi Tworek’s innovative history reveals how, across two devastating wars, Germany attempted to build a powerful communication empire—and how the Nazis manipulated the news to rise to dominance in Europe and further their global agenda. When the news became a form of international power, it changed the course of history.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674240735
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 03/11/2019
Series: Harvard historical studies ; , #190
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 344
File size: 23 MB
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About the Author

Heidi J. S. Tworek is Assistant Professor of History at the University of British Columbia. She is also a non-resident fellow at both the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute and is Project Coordinator of the United Nations History Project.

Table of Contents

Cover Title Page Copyright Contents Epigraph Introduction������������������� 1. The News Agency Consensus 2. A World Wireless Network���������������������������������� 3. Revolution, Representation, and Reality������������������������������������������������� 4. The Father of Radio and Economic News in Europe���������������������������������������������������& 5. Cultural Diplomacy in Istanbul���������������������������������������� 6. False News and Economic Nationalism��������������������������������������������� 7. The Limits of Communications�������������������������������������� 8. The World War of Words�������������������������������� Conclusion����������������� List of Abbreviations���������������������������� Notes������������ Archives Consulted������������������������� List of Figures���������������������� Acknowledgments���������������������� Index������������

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