Doherty, M. Nazi Wireless Propaganda: Lord Haw-Haw and British Public Opinion in the Second World War Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2000

This  is the first book devoted exclusively to the analysis of the Nazis' radio effort against the United Kingdom during the Second World War. It traces the development of the German propaganda service and looks to erode the myth surrounding Lord Haw-Haw -the 'superpropagandist'. Propaganda is presented in context: the…

Clark, T. Art and Propaganda London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1997

Aimed largely at the undergraduate market (unfortunately un-referenced), the book beings with a brief discussion of the connotations of the word 'propaganda': "For some 'propaganda art' is a contradiction in terms: 'propaganda' suggests government-sponsored censorship, intimidation and deception, while 'art' implies the pursuit of beauty, truth and freedom." Clark argues…

Chapman, J. The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda, 1939-1945 London: I.B. Tauris, 1997

This work is converted from Chapman's PhD, and is described as a "comprehensive history of the role, nature and organisation of film propaganda in Britain during the Second World War." Chapman challenges the received wisdom that WW2 propaganda was shambolic and disorganised. He shows how film propaganda was more successful…

Katrina Royall: ‘Posters of the Second World War: The Fourth Arm of Defence?’

Royall, K., 'Posters of the Second World War: The Fourth Arm of Defence?' MA Thesis, completed 1991. Westminster University Poster campaigns from the Second World War are a part of people's collective memories. Frustrated by the lack of published information on the subject, this project investigates the British posters of…

S.J.Fisher, ‘The Blitz and the Bomber Offensive: A Case Study in British Home Propaganda, 1939-45’

Fisher, S. J. 'The Blitz and the Bomber Offensive: A Case Study in British Home Propaganda, 1939-45' PhD thesis completed, 1993, Edinburgh University The thesis is a case study of British Home Front propaganda in the period 1939-45, with particular reference to film propaganda; newsreels, official films, and feature films.…