Feb 10, 2011
Nazis Propaganda and the Volksgemeinshaft
propaganda only works where there are already some similar feelings. if no one
shares the opinions then it is useless. It cannot transform public thinking, only
provide direction and thought to it
Organization of Demographic Totalitarianism
why the fascination with statistics and gathering information?
scientific management of society
sets out to prove that when fascists came to power in 22 they revived the
statistical tracking of populations to re
Feb 3, 2011
Proposal should be 500 word long with a clear topic, sketch out the outline of the
paper and needs a hypothesis. Should have a bibliography need 3 primary
sources and should have a min of 12 sources.
The Struggle b/w
Feb 17, 2011
State and Society Under Stalin
main goal of the 36 constitution was centralization.
the regime wanted feedback and discussion on the proposed constitution. They
threatened and did remove regional and local leaders who werent starting and
Jan 13, 2011
A modernization crisis is a tension b/w modernity and traditional methods. And
difficulties adjusting to modernity (industrialization).
to what extent are those two issues factors to the emergence of dictatorships.
WW1 as a
Mussolini attacks liberalism and most of the reading was concerned with taking it
down. He claims that the 20s and 30s were the time of Fascism.
His trend is that he became more and more self-interested over time. In 1943 he
rediscovers radical Fascism. B
Jan 20, 2011
main theme running through the articles was justifications for the dictators beliefs
in simple terms
broadly justifications were:
Fascism was trendy - Western Liberalism had failed. Spiritualism of the
system. Wanted to resurrect the Roman Em
Battle of Wheat, Import restrictions, ag commodities, subsidies, acreage outputs,
internal colonization are all elements of Fascist ag
the actual results of these programs was a lowering of investment,
impoverishment of the people, and
Jan 25, 2011
Approaches to Political Violence
Was enough of the German population radicalized that this political violence was
seen as acceptable?
the article mentioned that the Berlin sometimes supported the Communists.
Why? was it b/c the police force w
The Rise of Stalinism
Social pressures played a large role in the formation of Stalinism.
The Chaos of post-civil war Russia allowed the formation and flourishment of
secret police that Stalin could control.
he rationalized his actions and claims by sayin