Picturing China In The American Press

Picturing China In The American Press

by David D. Perlmutter
     
 

Picturing China is the first postDCold War intensive study comparing and contrasting press coverage of an important period in East-West relations to the 'what we know now' of archival history. The book reveals the many instances when the American public and journalists, as well as our government, floundered in their attempt to understand China and so serves as a

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Picturing China is the first postDCold War intensive study comparing and contrasting press coverage of an important period in East-West relations to the 'what we know now' of archival history. The book reveals the many instances when the American public and journalists, as well as our government, floundered in their attempt to understand China and so serves as a cautionary tale for all those who wish to comprehend the complexities of other nations and other peoples via journalism's 'first draft of history.'

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780739118191
Publisher:
Lexington Books
Publication date:
03/28/2007
Series:
Lexington Studies in Political Communication Series, #7
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Prologue: Translating Images of China Chapter 2 Opening China: War and Revolution Chapter 3 The Korean War, 1950-1953 Chapter 4 Armageddon For Jinmen?: The Taiwan Straits of Crises, 1954-1959 Chapter 5 Interlude and Stasis, 1960-1967 Chapter 6 Journey to China, 1968-1973

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