War of words : culture and the mass media in the making of the Cold War in Europe (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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War of words : culture and the mass media in the making of the Cold War in Europe

War of words : culture and the mass media in the making of the Cold War in Europe

Author: Judith Devlin
Publisher: Dublin : Univ. College Dublin Press, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats

Features essays focusing on the role of propaganda, mass media and culture in the development of the Cold War in Europe. Exploring a dimension of the political and diplomatic rivalry that is of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Kongress
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Judith Devlin
ISBN: 9781906359379 1906359377
OCLC Number: 856815851
Description: XIV, 226 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Editors' Introduction; SECTION 1 EASTERN APPROACHES: MYTHS AND THEIR MAKERS; Russel Lemmons: 'Out of your sacrificial death grows our socialist deed': Ernst Thalmann, the Antifascism Myth and Buchenwald Concentration Camp in East German Political Propaganda 1948-58; Balazs Apor: The Leader Cult in Communist Hungary, 1946-1956: Propaganda, Institutional Background and Mass Media; Judith Devlin: Soviet Power and its Images: Celebrating Stalin's Seventieth Birthday; Jana Fischerova: Ideological Pressure and Censorship: Czech Literature, 1948-57; Marietta Stankova: The Department of Agitation and Propaganda in Bulgaria, 1944-56; Niamh Cullen: Remembering the 'Martyrs of Antifascism' in Republican Italy: Piero Gobetti and the Italian Communist Party; SECTION 2 GETTING THE MESSAGE ACROSS Jennifer Spohrer: Radio Luxembourg and Cold War Changes in European Attitudes towards International Broadcasting; Vlasis Vlasidis Greek and Yugoslav Public Radio in the 1940s and 1950s; Nicola Hille Print, Power and Persuasion: Political Poster Art in the two German States in the first decade of the Cold War; Hans-Jurgen Schroder: West European Identity in Marshall Plan Propaganda Films; Arnold Bartetsky: New Cities for New People: Urban Planning and Mass Media Propaganda in Stalinist Poland and the GDR; Marina Dmitrieva 'Stalin's Skyscrapers' and the Propaganda of the New World Order after World War II; SECTION 3 THE POLITICS OF ENTERTAINMENT; Olaf Mertelsmann: The Media Audience of a Soviet Republic in the Early Cold War: The Estonian SSR; Elisabeth Kolleritsch: Jazz in Austria in the Allied Powers' Cultural Propaganda during the Cold War, 1945-55; Imre-Jozsef Balazs: The Making of Communist Man: Minority Media and Literature in Romania, 1948-65; Christoph Hendrik Muller: Jazz, Rock and Roll and Halbstarke: American Popular Culture in the West Germany between Weimar Conservatism and Cold War Liberalism; Nils Arne Sorensen: Kampagnen mod Atomvaben and the Making of the New Left in Denmark, 1956-66; Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Judith Devlin ...


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"This collection belongs in any good collection of Cold War history. Highly recommended." -- Choice "Choice" 'There are countless studies of the Cold War. Is there room for another one? Having read Read more...

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