Across the Blocs [NOOK Book]

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This book asks the reader to reassess the Cold War not just as superpower conflict and high diplomacy, but as social and cultural history.
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Across the Blocs

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Overview

This book asks the reader to reassess the Cold War not just as superpower conflict and high diplomacy, but as social and cultural history.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203307403
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication date: 2/19/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Patrick Major is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Warwick and author of The Death of the KPD: communism and anti-communism in West Germany, 1945-1956 (Oxford University Press, 1997).
Rana Mitter is University Lecturer in the History and Politics of Modern China at Oxford University and author of The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China (University of California Press, 2000).
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Table of Contents

1. East is East and West is West?: Towards a comparative sociocultural history of the Cold War 2. The Man Who Invented Truth: The tenure of Edward R. Murrow as director of the United States Information Agency during the Kennedy years 3. Soviet Cinema in the Early Cold War 4. Future Perfect?: Communist science fiction in the Cold War 5. The Education of Dissent: Radio free Europe and Hungarian society, 1951-56 6. The Debate over Nuclear Refuge 7. Some Writers Are More Equal Than Others: George Orwell, the state and Cold War propaganda
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