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Published: 03 November 2015

384 Pages | 39 illus.

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190252915

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Arminius the Liberator

Myth and Ideology

Martin M. Winkler

  • A new interpretation of ancient and modern historical sources and of modern literature, painting, theater, and visual media, especially film and television
  • The first comprehensive study of the importance of the Arminius myth for the Nazi seizure of power in 1933, based on a new and extensive examination of contemporary sources such as campaign speeches and visual propaganda
  • A new perspective on the persistence of Arminius-Hermann in Nazi Germany and later right-wing ideologies