ISBN-10:
0812221192
ISBN-13:
2900812221199
Pub. Date:
09/22/2010
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Selling the American Way: U. S. Propaganda and the Cold War

Selling the American Way: U. S. Propaganda and the Cold War

by Laura A. Belmonte

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ISBN-13: 2900812221199
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press, Inc.
Publication date: 09/22/2010
Edition description: NE
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Laura A. Belmonte is Associate Professor of History at Oklahoma State University.

Table of Contents

List of Abbreviations ix

Chronology xi

Introduction 1

Chapter 1 The Truman Years 9

Chapter 2 The Eisenhower Years 50

Chapter 3 Defining Democracy: Images of the American Political System 95

Chapter 4 Selling Capitalism: Images of the Economy, Labor, and Consumerism 116

Chapter 5 "The Red Target is Your Home": Images of Gender and the Family 136

Chapter 6 "A Lynching Should Be Reported Without Comment": Images of Race Relations 159

Conclusion: The Costs and Limits of Selling "America" 178

Notes 187

Index 243

Acknowledgments 253

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