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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:   Print book : 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  Read more...

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Alpers, Benjamin Leontief, 1965-
Dictators, democracy, and American public culture.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)606930880
Online version:
Alpers, Benjamin Leontief, 1965-
Dictators, democracy, and American public culture.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2003
(OCoLC)607749273
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Benjamin Leontief Alpers
ISBN: 0807827509 9780807827505 0807854166 9780807854167
OCLC Number: 50028623
Awards: Commended for Oklahoma Book Award (Nonfiction) 2004
Description: x, 405 pages ; 25 cm.
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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