press and the cold war.

  • 308 Pages
  • 3.63 MB
  • English
Beacon Press , Boston
Government and the press -- United States, Press and politics, Col


United St

LC ClassificationsPN4738 .A7 1973
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 308 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5287055M
ISBN 100807061697
LC Control Number72006237

“The Press and the Cold War” confines itself instead primarily to denunciations of those papers Aronson considers guilty of serving as mouthpieces for American policymakers. Latin America and the Global Cold War analyzes more than a dozen of Latin America’s forgotten encounters with Africa, Asia, and the Communist world, and by placing the region in meaningful dialogue with the wider Global South, this volume produces the first truly global history of contemporary Latin America.

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The late Alfred A. Reisch (he died in ) tells this story both as a historian and as a one-time participant in the CIA-financed book distribution program in Eastern Europe and the USSR.

The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

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An outgrowth of the forty-sixth annual Walter Prescott Webb Lectures, hosted in by the University of Texas at Arlington, Cold War Crossings features diverse focuses with a unifying theme.

Walter Prescott Webb Memorial Lectures, published for the University of. Walter Lippmann (Septem – Decem ) was an American writer, reporter and political commentator famous for being among the first to introduce the concept of Cold War, coining the term "stereotype" in the modern psychological meaning, as well as critiquing media and democracy in his newspaper column and several books, most notably his book Public ion: Timothy Dwight School.

The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not.

Other topics include the long-distance debate carried on over international radio between Hitler and Franklin D.

Roosevelt; understanding and interpreting World War II propaganda; domestic radio following the war and the use of Abraham Lincoln narratives as vehicles for American propaganda; the influence of foreign policy agents Dean Acheson.

South Korea in the s was home to a burgeoning film culture, one of the many “Golden Age cinemas” that flourished in Asia during the postwar years. Cold War Cosmopolitanism offers a transnational cultural history of South Korean film style in this period, focusing on the works of Han Hyung-mo, director of the era’s most glamorous and popular women’s pictures, including the.

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Better known as the Electric Bats, this famous squadron flew top-secret missions during both WWII and the Cold War.

Includes over color and b/w photos, as well as 37 detailed aircraft color profiles showing paint schemes and markings. From Kites to Cold War: The Evolution of Manned Airborne Reconnaissance by Tyler Morton delivers this nugget among several surprising revelations in this history of aerial reconnaissance.

[This] is a fascinating look at a neglected part of history: reconnaissance. History buffs will enjoy Morton’s book.” —Galveston Daily News. Top 10 books about the cold war The long, nuclear-armed standoff that followed the second world war was a terrifying parody of peace – which inspired some brilliant literature Francesca Kay.

3. The Stasi’s Secret War on Books: Uwe Berger and the Cold War Spy as Informant and Book Reviewer Alison Lewis Part 2. Targets 4. Of Sources and Files: The Making of the Securitate Target Ana Novac Corina L. Petrescu 5. Soviet Narratives of Subversion and Redemption during the Second Cold War and Beyond: The Case of Father Dmitrii Dudko.

In addition to the Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series, the HPCWS was specially commissioned by Harvard University Press to produce an English edition of the celebrated French book Le Livre Noir du this page book was published in France in lateit caused a great stir.

Harvard University Press purchased the English-language rights to the book and requested Mark. The Intra-German Border ran from the Baltic Sea to the Czechoslovak border for 1,km, and was where NATO forces faced the Warsaw Pact for the 45 years of the Cold War.

This book examines the international situation that led to the establishment of the Berlin Wall and the IGB, and discusses how these barrier systems were operated, and finally. Viewed critically, as it is by Joanne Sharp in this book, the magazine offers a unique insight into the workings of American political culture.

Condensing the Cold War shifts the focus of geopolitics and international relations in America from the study of political elites to. Contents Preface viii List of illustrations x List of maps xii 1 World War II and the destruction of the old order 1 2 The origins of the Cold War in Europe, –50 16 3 Towards ‘Hot War’ in Asia, –50 35 4 A global Cold War, –8 56 5 From confrontation to detente, –68 78 6 Cold wars at home 7 The rise and fall of superpower detente, –79 The Contours of America’s Cold War is an outstanding book directed at understanding the varied geographical underpinnings of the conduct of the Cold War in the U.S.

context from to Farish addresses the global, national, laboratory/think tank, and urban dimensions of how the Cold War created a new American socio-political consciousness that has not yet been left behind. "Without the Cold War, what's the point of being an American?" As if in answer to this poignant question from John Updike's Rabbit at Rest, Stephen Whitfield examines the impact of the Cold War—and its dramatic ending—on American culture in an updated version of his highly acclaimed a new epilogue to this second edition, he extends his analysis from the McCarthyism of the s.

“Besides offering a masterful reconstruction of Cold War women’s activism and East-South alliances, Second World, Second Sex provides its readers with extensive and previously uncovered historical documentation, together with important methodological reflections on feminist knowledge production.

The book will be of great interest for. Cold War Civil Rights is the most comprehensively researched study of the connection between foreign and domestic racial politics in the post-World War II era.

Dudziak's book will inspire a reconsideration of postwar civil rights history."—Alex Lubin, American Quarterly. The Cold War ended long ago, but the language of science and freedom continues to shape public debates over the relationship between science and politics in the United ists like to Freedom's Laboratory | Johns Hopkins University Press Books.

The cold war university is the academic component of the military-industrial-academic complex, and its archetype, according to Rebecca Lowen, is Stanford University.

Her book challenges the conventional wisdom that the post-World War II multiversity was created by military patrons on the one hand and academic scientists on the other and points instead to the crucial role played by university. The Cold War A History By Martin Walker pages.

A John Macrae Book/Henry Holt & Company. $ The cold war was an ideological war, a weapons war and an economic war. The East-West struggle for supremacy from to shaped the lives of hundreds of millions and brought the world to the brink of disaster on several occasions.

More than two decades on, the debate over its causes and dynamics is far from over. Drawing on the latest archival evidence and scholarly research, prize-winning historian John Lamberton Harper provides a concise, briskly-written.

The Gaither Committee, Eisenhower, and the Cold War (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c), by David L. Snead (PDF at Ohio State) The World's Dilemma and A Way Out: Liberation of the Peoples of the Soviet Union (ca. ), by American Committee for Liberation From Bolshevism (multiple formats at ).During the Cold War, freedom of expression was vaunted as liberal democracy’s most cherished possession—but such freedom was put in service of a hidden agenda.

In The Cultural Cold War, Frances Stonor Saunders reveals the extraordinary efforts of a secret campaign in which some of the most vocal exponents of intellectual freedom in the West were working for or subsidized by. So in that spirit, here are my ten favorite English-language Cold War novels—plus my favorite Cold War play as a bonus pick: Eugene Burdick and William J.