The Censored War: American Visual Experience during World War Two

The Censored War: American Visual Experience during World War Two

by George Roeder Jr.
     
 

ISBN-10: 0300062915

ISBN-13: 9780300062915

Pub. Date: 02/28/1995

Publisher: Yale University Press

This powerful book tells the story of how American public opinion about World War II was manipulated both by the wartime images that citizens were allowed to see in pictures, ads, and posters and by the images that were suppressed. His text is amplified by arresting visual essays that include many previously unpublished photographs from the army's censored files…  See more details below

Overview

This powerful book tells the story of how American public opinion about World War II was manipulated both by the wartime images that citizens were allowed to see in pictures, ads, and posters and by the images that were suppressed. His text is amplified by arresting visual essays that include many previously unpublished photographs from the army's censored files.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300062915
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
02/28/1995
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
199
Sales rank:
485,096
Product dimensions:
8.10(w) x 8.12(h) x 0.49(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
List of Abbreviations
Prologue1
Ch. 1Rationing Death7
Visual Essay 1: Playing the Death Card27
Ch. 2A Cast of Millions43
Visual Essay 2: Moving Pictures67
Ch. 3War as a Way of Seeing81
Visual Essay 3: War as Monologue105
Ch. 4War Costs121
Visual Essay 4: War Legacies139
Epilogue153
Notes159
Selected Bibliography177
Credits181
Index185

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