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Across the Blocs: Exploring Comparative Cold War Cultural and Social History
     

Across the Blocs: Exploring Comparative Cold War Cultural and Social History

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by Patrick Major
 

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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.

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135755669
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
08/02/2004
Series:
Cold War History
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
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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