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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Seidman, Steven A., 1946-
Posters, propaganda, & persuasion in election campaigns around the world and through history.
New York : P. Lang, ©2008
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Steven A Seidman
|ISBN:||9780820486178 0820486175 9780820486161 0820486167|
|Description:||xxviii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
|Contents:||Chapter one: Introduction --
Key definitions --
Broadsides, banners, and posters --
Propaganda and mass persuasion --
Changing trends : Technology, social attitudes, education, legislation, advertising and political marketing, art and graphic design --
Continuing practices --
Research purposes --
Chapter two: Broadsides and posters in early U.S. Presidential election campaigns --
The "heroic man of the people" against the "Aristocrat" (1828) --
"Old Tippecanoe," "The little magician," and "The log cabin campaign" (1836 and 1840) --
Pre-Civil War elections : the increased standardization of propaganda posters (1844-1860) --
"The rail splitter" becomes "The great emancipator," and the politics of race (1860 and 1864) --
Posters and propaganda strategy in post-civil war elections (1868-1892) --
Broadsides and posters in the contest between advocates of "free silver" and "the gold standard" (1896) --
Election campaigns between the depressions of 1896 and 1929. U.S. Presidential election posters in the age of mass media --
Franklin D. Roosevelt's four campaigns (1932-1944) --
Posters at the dawn of the television era (1948-1956) --
Posters in the era of television dominance (1960-2004). Politics and posters in France: Broadsides and posters in the emergence of representative politics in France --
The second republic and second empire under Luis Napoleon Bonaparte --
The third French republic --
Charles de Gaulle and the fourth and fifth republics --
The role of the posters in French elections in the mass media age --
Broadsides and posters in the British election campaigns: The genesis of representative British politics and the first broadsides in Great Britain --
The role of election broadsides as the British electorate expanded --
Posters, the rise and fall of the liberals, and the growth of the labour party --
The role of posters in British elections in the mass media age --
Posters in the election campaigns around the rest of the world --
Africa; South Africa : Nelson Mandela and the ANC victory (1994) --
Asia; Japan : a traditional society moves toward image management in politics in 2001; Taiwan : the rise and fall of the Kuomintang Party (1949-2004) --
Europe; Germany from the Prussian Monarchy of the 1840's to reunification in 1990 --
Poland and the free elections of 1990 and 1991 --
Hungary's fight for democracy and the 1990 election. Latin America; Chile : Salvador Allende and the suspension of democracy (1970-1973) --
Honduras : the constitutional crisis and Presidential election of 1985 --
Mexico : the rise and fall of the National Revolutionary party (1992-2000) --
How effective have political posters been? --
Conclusions: political poster propaganda is designed to elicit emotional reactions --
Image management is important in election posters --
Themes are emphasized in election posters --
Legislation affects the use of posters, billboards, and banners in election campaigns --
Election campaign posters are much utilized in countries where literacy is relatively low --
Technological developments and artistic trends influence election posters and their use --
Mass produced, high quality, pictorial posters are often part of the election campaign packages --
|Other Titles:||Posters, propaganda, and persuasion in election campaigns around the world and through history|
|Responsibility:||Steven A. Seidman.|
- Advertising, Political -- History.
- Political campaigns -- History.
- Political posters -- History.
- Advertising, Political.
- Political campaigns.
- Political posters.
- Wahlkampf -- Politisches Plakat -- Geschichte.
- Politisches Plakat -- Wahlkampf -- Geschichte.