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The Nervous Liberals

Propaganda Anxieties from World War I to the Cold War

The Nervous Liberals( )
Author: Gary, Brett
Series title:Columbia Studies in Contemporary American History
ISBN:978-0-231-11364-9
Publication Date:Sep 1999
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $99.00
Book Description:

Gary's account sheds considerable light not only on the history of propaganda, but also on the central dilemmas of liberalism in the first half of the century -- the delicate balance between protecting national security and protecting civil liberties, including freedom of speech; the tension between public-centered versus expert-centered theories of democracy; and the conflict between social reform and public opinion control as the legitimate aim of social knowledge.

Book Details
Pages:340
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War I
History / United States / 20Th Century
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.513 x 9.048 x 0.975 Inches
Book Weight:1.386 Pounds



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