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The Cultural Cold War : the CIA and the world of arts and letters

Author: Frances Stonor Saunders
Publisher: New York, NY : The New Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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 the CIA?whether they knew it or not.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Saunders, Frances Stonor.
Cultural cold war.
New York : New Press, [2013]
(OCoLC)826444682
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Frances Stonor Saunders
ISBN: 9781595589422 1595589422
OCLC Number: 858762067
Notes: Originally published: Who paid the piper? London : Granta Books, 1999.
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 427 pages) : illustrations
Other Titles: Who paid the piper?
Responsibility: Frances Stonor Saunders.

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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 the CIA?whether they knew it or not. Called?the most comprehensive account yet of the [CIA's] activities between 1947 and 1967" by the New York Times, The Cultural Cold War present.

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