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Critical reflections on the Cold War : linking rhetoric and history

Author: Martin J Medhurst; H W Brands
Publisher: College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2000.
Series: Presidential rhetoric series, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Rhetoric and history intersected dramatically during the Cold War, which was, above all else, a war of words. This volume examines the public discourse in Cold War America from a number of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Critical reflections on the Cold War.
College Station : Texas A & M University Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606409898
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Martin J Medhurst; H W Brands
ISBN: 0890969434 9780890969434
OCLC Number: 43323697
Description: ix, 281 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction. The rhetorical construction of history / Martin J. Medhurst --
Myth and reality: America's rhetorical Cold War / Norman A. Graebner --
The creation of memory and myth: Stalin's 1946 election speech and the Soviet threat / Frank Costigliola --
NSC (National insecurity) 68: Nitze's second hallucination / Robert P. Newman --
Militarizing America's propaganda program, 1945-55 / Shawn J. Parry-Giles --
The science of Cold War strategy: propaganda and public opinion in the Eisenhower administration's "war of words" / J. Michael Hogan --
Liberals all! politics and rhetoric in Cold War America / H.W. Brands --
The rhetoric of dissent: J. William Fulbright, Vietnam, and the crisis of international liberalism / Randall Bennett Woods --
The Strategic Defense Initiative and the technological sublime: fear, science, and the Cold War / Rachel L. Holloway --
"By helping others, we help ourselves": the Cold War rhetoric of American foreign policy / Robert J. McMahon --
A new democratic world order? / Robert L. Ivie --
Afterword. Rhetorical perspectives on the Cold War.
Series Title: Presidential rhetoric series, no. 2.
Responsibility: edited by Martin J. Medhurst and H.W. Brands.

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