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culture of the Cold War

by Stephen J. Whitfield

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Published by Johns Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Popular culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
    • Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [243]-265) and index.

      StatementStephen J. Whitfield.
      SeriesThe American moment
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE169.12 .W47 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 275 p. ;
      Number of Pages275
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL790977M
      ISBN 100801851963, 0801851955
      LC Control Number95023468

      COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. The Cold War is the term used to define the period between the end of World War II in and the ultimate collapse of the Soviet Union and its satellite states in The protatgonists in the Cold War were the West, led by the United States, and the eastern bloc, led by the Soviet Union.

      Books in the Cold War: Beyond “Culture” and “Information” “The New Vehicle of Nationalism”: Radio Goes to War; Built on a Lie: Propaganda, Pedagogy, and the Origins of the Kuleshov Effect; Propagating Modernity: German Documentaries from the s: Information, Instruction, and IndoctrinationAuthor: Trysh Travis. This book explores the lasting legacy of the controversial project by the Congress for Cultural Freedom, funded by the CIA, to promote Western culture and liberal values in the battle of ideas with global Communism during the Cold War. One of the most important elements of this campaign was a.

      Building on the highly regarded series edited by Christian Appy, new editors Edwin A. Martini and Scott Laderman seek projects that move beyond traditional temporal and geographic boundaries of the Cold War; that consider its effects through new approaches, such as studies of militarized landscapes and the environment, or international sport and culture; and that explore. At the beginning of the Cold War, adults saw comic books as contributors to juvenile delinquency and bureaucrats saw them acting to subvert "American" values. This concern led to U.S. Senate.


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Culture of the Cold War by Stephen J. Whitfield Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Cold War ended aroundbut Whitfield takes us up to around in this book. It is an interesting look at the culture of the early war, including books, movies and music. Without footnotes, I question some of his assertions, but he does make some good points/5.

In “The Culture of the Cold War, Second Edition”, Stephen J. Whitfield argues, “The national fetish with anti-Communism pervaded American society, and nowhere is this more apparent than in the popular culture of the by: As if in answer to this poignant question from John Updike's Rabbit at Rest, Stephen Whitfield examines the impact of the Cold War—and its dramatic ending—on American culture in an updated version of his highly acclaimed study.

In a new epilogue to this second edition, he extends his analysis from the McCarthyism of the s, including its effects on the American and European intelligensia, to the.

As if in answer to this poignant question from John Updike's Rabbit at Rest, Stephen Whitfield examines the impact of the Cold War—and its dramatic ending—on American culture in an updated version of his highly acclaimed study.

In a new epilogue to this second edition, he extends his analysis from the McCarthyism of the s, including its effects on the American and European intelligensia, to the 5/5(3). "Without the Cold War, what's the point of being an American?" As if in answer to this poignant question from John Updike's Rabbit at Rest, Stephen Whitfield examines the impact of the Cold War--and its dramatic ending--on American culture in an updated version of his highly acclaimed study.

In a new epilogue to this second edition, he extends his analysis from the McCarthyism of the s. For those who study connections between the media and the state The Cultural Cold War may be the most eye-opening book you will ever read.

"During the height of the Cold War, the U.S. government committed vast resources to a secret program of cultural propaganda in Western Europe.4/5. A collection of the work of some of the best cultural critics writing about the period, American Literature and Culture in an Age of Cold War reveals a broad range of ways that American cultural production from the late s to the present might be understood in relation to the Cold War.

The Culture of the Cold War. By Stephen Whitfield. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press,second edition I was preconditioned to appreciate this book when I first picked it up for a reading.

I have been devouring studies of the Cold War because of its central place in American civilization in the latter. By Stephen J. Whitfield. As with Thomas Hill Schaub’s study of the era’s fiction, the “Cold War” in the title of Whitfield’s book is somewhat of a misnomer in that he has limited his focus to the period of unprecedented national consensus during the Truman, Eisenhower, and (to a lesser extent) Kennedy administrations.

The Culture of the Cold War is divided into chapter-long studies. The novel, The Culture of the Cold War, is the all about the cold war and how that time period effected America in the s. It talks about how the Cold War era haunted America with constant threats, and the talk of communism all across the nation.

"'The Culture of the Cold War', by Stephen J. Whitfield of Brandies University, is a valuable contribution to the preservation of historical memory/5(). In The Cultural Cold War, Frances Stonor Saunders reveals the extraordinary efforts of a secret campaign in which some of the most vocal exponents of intellectual freedom in the West were working for or subsidized by the CIA—whether they knew it or not.

Whitfield's book serves as a succinct overview of American Cold War culture, which he defines as ending in the early s (a questionable decision but one made by many scholars who employ the "Cold War Culture" rubric). What sets apart this book from other entries in the literature is Whitfield's recognition of the importance of religion to Cold War America and his willingness to grapple with the Cold War's /5.

Book Report: The Culture of the Cold War, 2nd edition Major Theme: The influence of anti-communism: Anti-communism played a very significant role in controlling the political arena in the United States during the Cold War.

The U.S. Government published novels and sponsored and. Fascinating look at Revolution and post-Cold War Cuban culture. This second list of five books are fiction books that provide other perspectives of the Cold War. Granted, several will lean towards Latin America, given my prior study. Some focus on dictatorships in Latin America, which may seem to have little to do with the Cold War.

Any of Le Carré’s cold war novels could have made the cut. But I think this, an early one, is the most effective. It brilliantly depicts a bleak, amoral world and it set the benchmark for the. The Cultural Cold War: The CIA and the World of Arts and Letters is an investigative history by filmmaker Frances Stonor Saunders, of the CIA's program to finance a propaganda campaign against.

The Culture of the Cold War by Stephen J. Whitfield,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). A collection of the work of some of the best cultural critics writing about the period, American Literature and Culture in an Age of Cold War reveals a broad range of ways that American cultural production from the late s to the present might be understood in relation to the Cold War.

Critically engaging the reigning paradigms that equate. McConachie uses a range of plays, musicals, and modern dances from the dominant culture of the Cold War to discuss these figures, including The Seven Year Itch, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; The King and I,A Raisin in the Sun, Night Journey, and The Crucible.

In an epilogue, he discusses the legacy of Cold War theater from to. 1 The Culture of the Cold War () The Cold War has been a clash between the Capitalists in American and the Communism in USSR, which are both to blame for the starting of the war.

In the latter half of the twentieth century stands the central. “Cold War” soon gained popularity due to famed journalist Walter Lippmann, who explored its meaning as the world quickly chose sides in an .Get this from a library!

The culture of the cold war. [Stephen J Whitfield] -- The author examines the culture of the United States in the post- World War II era with its air raid drills, spy trials, anti-Communist activity, and TV quiz show scandals.