Download PDF by Jeffrey Herf: Nazi Propaganda for the Arab World: With a New Preface

By Jeffrey Herf

ISBN-10: 0300168055

ISBN-13: 9780300168051

Jeffrey Herf, a number one pupil within the box, bargains the main large exam to this point of Nazi propaganda actions focusing on Arabs and Muslims within the center East in the course of global conflict II and the Holocaust. He attracts commonly on formerly unused and little-known archival assets, together with the surprising transcriptions of the “Axis publicizes in Arabic” radio courses, which exhibit a strongly anti-Semitic message.
Herf explores the highbrow, political, and cultural context within which German and ecu radical anti-Semitism was once came upon to resonate with comparable perspectives rooted in a selective appropriation of the traditions of Islam. Pro-Nazi Arab exiles in wartime Berlin, together with Haj el-Husseini and Rashid el-Kilani, collaborated with the Nazis in developing their heart East propaganda crusade. through integrating the political and armed forces historical past of the struggle within the center East with the highbrow and cultural dimensions of the propagandistic diffusion of Nazi ideology, Herf deals the main thorough exam so far of this crucial bankruptcy within the background of worldwide conflict II. Importantly, he additionally indicates how the anti-Semitism promoted via the Nazi propaganda attempt contributed to the anti-Semitism exhibited via adherents of radical sorts of Islam within the center East this day.

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The K’un-mu won many victories for the Hsiung-nu. At that time the *Tokwar, who had been defeated by the Hsiung-nu, had moved west and attacked the Sakas. The Sakas in turn moved away, far to the south, and the *Tokwar occupied their territory. The K’un-mu had become strong and asked the Hsiung-nu king for permission to avenge his father. 23 The *Tokwar fled further west and south, into the territory of Bactria. The K’un-mu settled his people in the former Saka lands vacated by the defeated *Tokwar, and his army became still stronger.

49 On the question of the existence of a Sasanid comitatus, see endnote 19. 50 The Greek sources refer to the members of Attila’s comitatus as λογάδες (logades) ‘picked men’, who are also sometimes called ἐπιτήδειοι ‘close associates’ (Thompson 1996: 108, 179). It was the job of the λογάδες to “guard Attila’s person, and each of them accompanied his master in arms for a specified part of the day, a fact which gave them ready access to his person and conversation. Although they regarded this task as δουλεία ‘slavery’, they were capable of the greatest loyalty in carry ing it out.

As originally constituted, the guard consisted of a day watch (turgha’ud) of seventy men, a night watch (kebte’üd) of eighty, and a detachment of braves (ba’aturs) numbering one thousand. The kesig . . was recruited from his nökers72 . . guardsmen (késigden) served simultaneously as protectors of the khan’s person and as domestics who tended his private needs and looked after his possessions. In this latter capacity, késigden held appointments as chamberlains (cherbi), stewards (ba’urchi), quiver bearers (khorchi), doorkeepers (e’ütenchi), and grooms (aghtachi).

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