Hitler 's Propaganda Meant For The Nazis And The Population Of Germany

3246 Words May 4th, 2015 13 Pages
The central theme to this essay will be to answer the question “Discuss the roll that graphic design played in political/social change in a specific period”. This essay will look into what Hitler’s propaganda meant for the Nazis and the population of Germany. Propaganda is the dissemination of information to influence or control large groups of people. In totalitarian regimes like Nazi Germany, propaganda plays a significant role in consolidating power in the hands of the controlling party. (ushmm, 2015) This essay in conjunction will look into what Hitler’s propaganda meant, what methods conducted by Adolf Hitler and the Propaganda Ministry, directed by Dr. Joseph Goebbels use to infiltrate their enemies and commit mass genocide of the Jews and other ethnic minorities such as blacks, Gypsies, homosexuals and the disabled. As Germany was coming out of defeat from WW1 the population was going through a deep depression and hurt. After Germany was being blamed for the war and asked to sign the Treaty of Versailles, how did Hitler use the feelings and emotions of the German speaking population to further his agenda through mass communication of propaganda, to which he brainwashed and indoctrinate the people of Germany. Looking into Graphic Design through different platforms, such as Cinema, posters, Radio and TV, how did all these different platforms come into play within the war. How did graphic design through these mediums have different effects on different audiences and what…
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