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Books As Weapons : Propaganda, Publishing, and the Battle for Global Markets in the Era of World War II

Author: John B Hench
Publisher: Ithaca, NY : Cornell University Press, [2018] ©2016
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John B Hench
ISBN: 9781501727276 1501727273
OCLC Number: 1059275555
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource : 12 halftones
Contents: Frontmatter --
Contents --
Preface --
Acknowledgments --
Abbreviations and Acronyms --
Introduction: Books on the Normandy Beaches --
Part I: CULTIVATING NEW MARKETS --
1. Modernizing U.S. Book Publishing --
2. War Changes Everything--Even Books --
Part II: BOOKS AS "WEAPONS IN THE WAR OF IDEAS" --
3. Publishers Organize for War and Plan for Peace --
4. "Books Are the Most Enduring Propaganda of All" --
5. Seeking "an Inside Track to the World's Bookshelves" --
6. "Everyone but the Janitor" Selected the Books --
7. Books to Pacify and Reeducate the Enemy --
8. Making the "Nice Little Books" --
Part III: U.S. CULTURAL POWER ABROAD --
9. Liberating Europe with Books --
10. The Rise and Fall of the United States International Book Association --
11. The Empire Strikes Back --
12. Books for Occupied Germany and Japan --
Epilogue: American Books Abroad after 1948 --
Appendix A. Overseas and Transatlantic Editions --
Appendix B. Titles in the Bücherreihe Neue Welt Series --
Notes --
Bibliography --
Index
Responsibility: John B. Hench.
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