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Research at St Andrews

Telephone Interview with Journalists (Jan. 2009)

Press/Media: Relating to Research

School of History

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1) The Guardian, 28th January 2009: Nazi ‘sticker album’ goes up for auction, by Steven Morris
"[…] Riccardo Bavaj, a historian at the University of St Andrews, said: “The broad idea of Nazi propaganda was to infiltrate people's minds in a subtle way ... in an almost subconscious way.”

Daily Mail, 28th January 2009: The Hitler Swastickers: Forget football heroes, this collector's album only had one star, by Luke Salkeld
"[…] Dr Riccardo Bavaj, of the University of St Andrews, said: “The broad idea of Nazi propaganda was to infiltrate people's minds in a subtle way. This album is typical of the Nazi propaganda of the time – and it worked.”

The Sun, 28th January 2009: Swas-sticker, by Jamie Pyatt: "[…] Historian Dr Riccardo Bavaj, of St Andrews University, said: “The Nazis made movies, posters and albums to influence people in an almost subconscious way.”

Media contributions

TitleTelephone Interview with Journalist
Degree of recognitionNational
Media name/outletThe Guardian, Daily Mail, The Sun
Media typePrint
CountryUnited Kingdom
Date12/01/09
Description1) The Guardian, 28th January 2009: Nazi ‘sticker album’ goes up for auction, by Steven Morris
"[…] Riccardo Bavaj, a historian at the University of St Andrews, said: “The broad idea of Nazi propaganda was to infiltrate people's minds in a subtle way ... in an almost subconscious way.”

Daily Mail, 28th January 2009: The Hitler Swastickers: Forget football heroes, this collector's album only had one star, by Luke Salkeld
"[…] Dr Riccardo Bavaj, of the University of St Andrews, said: “The broad idea of Nazi propaganda was to infiltrate people's minds in a subtle way. This album is typical of the Nazi propaganda of the time – and it worked.”

The Sun, 28th January 2009: Swas-sticker, by Jamie Pyatt: "[…] Historian Dr Riccardo Bavaj, of St Andrews University, said: “The Nazis made movies, posters and albums to influence people in an almost subconscious way.”
PersonsRiccardo Bavaj

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