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From the Publisher'Historical science would do well to emphasize the status of ther east-West conflict as a struggle for cultural meaning - as a 'war of intellects'. This book helps that process.'
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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. It makes cross-cultural comparisons of the socio cultural aspects of the Cold War across the East/West block divide, dealing with issues including broadcasting, public opinion, and the production and consumption of popular culture.
|East is East and West is West? Towards a Comparative Socio-Cultural History of the Cold War||1|
|'The Man Who Invented Truth': The Tenure of Edward R. Murrow as Director of the United States Information Agency during the Kennedy Years||23|
|Soviet Cinema in the Early Cold War: Pudovkin's Admiral Nakhimov in Context||49|
|Future Perfect? Communist Science Fiction in the Cold War||71|
|The Education of Dissent: The Reception of the Voice of Free Hungary, 1951-56||97|
|The Debate over Nuclear Refuge||117|
|'Some Writers are More Equal than Others': George Orwell, the State and Cold War Privilege||143|
|Notes on Contributors||174|
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