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Folklore fights the Nazis

humor in occupied Norway, 1940-1945

by Kathleen Stokker

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Published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Associated University Presses in Madison [N.J.], London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Norway
    • Subjects:
    • Norwegian wit and humor.,
    • Norway -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945 -- Humor.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-261) and index.

      StatementKathleen Stokker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDL532 .S8 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1276298M
      ISBN 100838635946
      LC Control Number95007915

      Review of Kathleen Stoker’s Folklore Fights the Nazis. By Jeannie B. Thomas. Topics: book review, folklore, Nazis, English Language and Literature Author: Jeannie B. Thomas. How Denmark's Jews Escaped the Nazis, of the Courage of Their Fellow Danes--and of the Extraordinary Role of the SS Folklore Fights the Nazis: Humor in Occupied Norway, &#; Fire and Ice: The Nazis' Scorched Earth Campaign in Norway La Búsqueda.

      Nordic Studies. Home Kathleen Stokker has been at Luther College since She retired in Spring a book about the way Norwegians used humor to survive their occupation by Hitler's forces during World War 2 titled Folklore Fights the Nazis: Humor in Occupied Norway, Book Description The story of Knud Dyby's participation in the Danish resistance during World War II and his efforts to assist Danish Jews in escaping to Sweden. After the war, Dyby emigrated from Denmark, ultimately settling in the San Francisco Bay area. Folklore Fights the Nazis: Humor in Occupied Norway, by Kathleen Stokker.

      Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Kathleen Stokker books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Robert E. Herzstein is a Carolina Distinguished Professor of History at the University of South Carolina where he teaches. He is the author of numerous books including Henry R. Luce: A Political Portrait of the Man Who Created the American Century, Waldheim: The Missing Years, Roosevelt & Hitler: Prelude to War, Adolf Hitler and the German Trauma, and The Nazis (Time-Life Books).


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Folklore Fights the Nazis. Folklore fights the Nazis: Humor in occupied Norway Hitler's forces occupied Norway from April 9, until May 8, To keep spirits up and to help foster the resistance many circulated anti-Nazi jokes and cartoons. FOLKLORE AS A POLITICAL TOOL IN NAZI GERMANY it is a steady and permanent force, although it is never rigid or absolutely at rest.

As a product of the native soil, it is an expression of the cultural community spirit.In this thesis, I examine the relationship between folklore and nationalism in nineteenth- and twentieth-century Germany.

More specifically, I focus on how the Nazis used folklore and the work of folklorists in their propaganda. The first chapter documents the development of nationalism and the creation of the discipline of folklore based on the theories of Johann Gottfried Herder ( Author: Kirsten Anderson.or added a bit of folklore about cows.

So I consider this book as a good jumping off point into celtic mythology and culinary history. If you want to learn just about the foods, find a book that is strictly a cookbook.

If you want to learn more about folk sayings, check out an old proverb collection or poetry book like Carmina Gadelica.