Cold-war Propaganda in the 1950s (Innbundet)


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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 1998
Antall sider: 246
Forlag: Palgrave Macmillan
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780333695913
Kategori: Historie og Kulturhistorie
Omtale Cold-war Propaganda in the 1950s
This volume brings together for the first time the work of leading British and American scholars on Cold War propaganda in the 1950s. Approaching the subject from a variety of backgrounds and subject areas, the contributors discuss how the discourse, culture and diplomacy of the Cold War were determined by a recognition that propaganda provided the belligerents with an incredibly powerful and efficient method of waging their ideological crusade, while creating the conditions of consensus and compliance within their own national borders. The structures of propaganda which the Americans, Soviets and British developed during the 1950s continued to steer their activities during the remaining years of the Cold War. This volume of essays, informed by an unprecedented access to a wide range of archival material on both sides of the Iron Curtain, will encourage readers to view the most exciting period of the Cold War from a fresh and sometimes challenging perspective.

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