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Dictators, democracy, and American public culture : envisioning the totalitarian enemy, 1920s-1950s

Author: Benjamin Leontief Alpers
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003.
Series: Cultural studies of the United States.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focusing on portrayals of European dictatorships in US films, magazine and newspaper articles, books, plays, speeches and other texts, this study traces changing American understandings of dictatorship from the late 1920s through to the early years of the Cold War.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Alpers, Benjamin Leontief, 1965-
Dictators, democracy, and American public culture.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
(DLC) 2002009193
(OCoLC)50028623
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Leontief Alpers
ISBN: 0807861227 9780807861226
OCLC Number: 53876055
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Awards: Commended for Oklahoma Book Award (Nonfiction) 2004
Description: 1 online resource (x, 405 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: The romance of a dictator : dictatorship in American public culture, 1920s-1935 --
The totalitarian state : modern dictatorship as a new form of government, 1920s-1935 --
The disappearing dictator : declining regard for dictators amid growing fears of dictatorship, 1936-1941 --
The audience itself is the drama : dictatorship and the regimented crowd, 1936-1941 --
Dictator isms and our democracy : the rise of totalitarianism, 1936-1941 --
This is the army : the problem of the military in a democracy, 1941-1945 --
Here is Germany : understanding the Nazi enemy, 1941-1945 --
The battle of Russia : the Russian people, communism, and totalitarianism, 1941-1945 --
A boot stamping on a human face--forever : totalitarianism as nightmare in postwar America.
Series Title: Cultural studies of the United States.
Responsibility: Benjamin L. Alpers.
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