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Dead Funny Humor in Hitler's Germany

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ISBN-10: 1935554301

ISBN-13: 9781935554301

Edition: 2011

Authors: Jefferson Chase, Rudolph Herzog

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Is it permissible to laugh at Hitler? This is a question that is oft debated in Germany, where, in light, of the dimensions of the horrors committed in the name of its citizens, many people still have difficulty in taking a satiric look at the Third Reich. And whenever some others do precisely that, accusations arise that they are downplaying and trivializing the Holocaust. But there is a long history of jokes about the Nazis. In this groundbreaking volume, Rudolph Herzog presents the first history of humor and jokes directed at the Nazis: from the anti-Nazi theatre scene of the nineteen-twenties and thirties, to the jokes about Hitler and Nazis told during WW II, to the cracks about Hitler…    
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Melville House Publishing
Publication date: 4/26/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.02" wide x 9.07" long x 0.98" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

Political Humor Under Hitler: An Inside Look at the Third Reich
The Rise and Development of Political Humor
The Nazi Seizure of Power
Humor and Persecution
Humor and War
Humor and Annihilation
Laughing at Auschwitz? Humor and National Socialism after World War II
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