"Für Gott, Kaiser und Vaterland!" : newspaper "Väterlandische Blätter für Österreichischen Staat" as propaganda organ of Austrian struggle against Napoleon (1808–1809)

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"Für Gott, Kaiser und Vaterland!" : газета "Väterlandische Blätter für den Österreichischen Staat" как средство пропаганды в борьбе против Наполиона (1808–1809)
"Für Gott, Kaiser und Vaterland!" : gazeta "Väterlandische Blätter für den Österreichischen Staat" kak sredstvo propagandy v bor'be protiv Napoliona (1808–1809)
Source document: Studia historica Brunensia. 2017, vol. 63, iss. 2, pp. 45-55
  • ISSN
    1803-7429 (print)
    2336-4513 (online)
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This paper deals with the problem of mobilization of the society in favor of governmental foreign policy actions in Austria within 1808–1809. The Austrian government during the period of 1805–1809 had the aim to restore its influence in Germany and Austria. Under the leadership of foreign affairs minister Philipp von Stadion the discussion on state and social reforms, and on the new war against France becomes active. To get a positive reply from the public opinion, the mass media become an instrument of Stadion's administration and his supporters within the court in turning the public in favor of actions against France. One of the examples of such media was the newspaper Vaterländische Blätter für Österreichischen Staat. Historiography of the topic is limited and mostly presented in German language and published in Austria.
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