Historical Dictionary of American Propaganda

Historical Dictionary of American Propaganda

Martin J. Manning

From the French and Indian warfare in 1754, with Benjamin Franklin's subscribe to or Die comic strip, to the current conflict in Iraq, propaganda has performed an important function in American historical past. The ancient Dictionary of yankee Propaganda offers greater than 350 entries, focusing totally on propaganda created through the U.S. govt all through its lifestyles. experts, one a long-time learn librarian on the U.S. info employer (the USIA) and the country Department's Bureau of international relations, and the opposite a former USIA Soviet Disinformation Officer, Martin J. Manning and Herbert Romerstein carry a profound wisdom of legitimate U.S. propaganda to this reference paintings. The dictionary is additional enriched by means of a considerable bibliography, together with movies and video clips, and a very good annotated checklist of greater than one hundred and five distinctive collections world wide that comprise fabric vital to the research of U.S. propaganda.

Students, researchers, librarians, college, and basic readers will locate the Historical Dictionary of yank Propaganda an authoritative ready-reference paintings for fast info on quite a lot of occasions, courses, media, humans, executive organisations, govt plans, corporations, and emblems that supplied mechanisms to advertise America's pursuits, either in another country and regionally, in peace and in warfare. just about all entries finish with feedback for extra learn, and the topically prepared bibliography offers another entire directory of vital assets, together with motion pictures and videos.

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