Propaganda and Conflict

War, Media and Shaping the Twentieth Century
 
 
Bloomsbury Academic (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 30. Mai 2019
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 368 Seiten
978-1-78831-403-9 (ISBN)
 
Propaganda has always played a key role in shaping attitudes during periods of conflict and the academic study of propaganda, commencing in earnest in 1915, has never really left us. We continue to want to understand propaganda's inner-workings and, in doing so, to control and confine its influence. We remain anxious about pernicious information warfare campaigns, especially those that seemingly endanger liberal democracy or freedom of thought. What are the challenges, then, of studying propaganda studies in the twenty-first century? Much scholarship remains locked into the study of state-led campaigns, however an area of special concern in recent years has been the loss of official control over the basic instruments of mass communication. This has been seen in the rise of 'fake news' and the ability of non-state actors to influence political events. This volume presents the latest research in propaganda studies, featuring contributions from a range of leading scholars and covering the most cutting-edge scholarship in the study of propaganda from World War I to the present.
  • Englisch
  • London
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  • Großbritannien
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  • 684 gr
978-1-78831-403-9 (9781788314039)

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Jo Fox is Director of the Institute of Historical Research and Professor of Modern History, School of Advanced Study, University of London.

Mark Connelly is Professor of History at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

Stefan Goebel is Reader in History at the University of Kent in Canterbury.

Ulf Schmidt is Professor of Modern History at the University of Kent in Canterbury; a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, and a Research Associate at the Wellcome Unit for the History of Medicine, Oxford.
Prologue: 'Power and Persuasion' - Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Stefan Goebel and Ulf Schmidt
Part 1: The First World War and Inter-War Period
Introduction - Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Stefan Goebel and Ulf Schmidt
1. Strategy and Propaganda - Stephen Badsey
2. Churchill on the French Army between the Two World Wars - Antoine Capet
3. Art Under Dictatorship - Ulf Schmidt and Katja Schmidt-Mai
Part 2: The Second World War
Introduction - Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Stefan Goebel and Ulf Schmidt
4. Dylan Thomas and British Film Propaganda in the Second World War - Richard Taylor
5. Hitchcock as a Propagandist - James Chapman
6. The Films We Forgot to Remember - Jeffrey Richards
7. The SOE and Covert Propaganda during the Greco-Italian War 1940-1 - Marina Petraki
8. The Interplay of Diplomacy and Propaganda - Gaynor Johnson
Part 3: Postwar and Cold War
Introduction - Mark Connelly, Jo Fox, Stefan Goebel and Ulf Schmidt
9. A Wartime Medical Experiment as Propaganda - Katja Schmidt-Mai and Jonathan Moreno
10. Propaganda, Rehabilitation and Post-War Britain - Julie Anderson
11. The British Council Behind the Iron Curtain - Edward Corse
12. From Civil War to Cold War - James Farley
13. Counter-Propaganda - Nicholas J. Cull
14. Printed Propaganda in the Recruitment of the Regular British Armed Forces, 1960-85 - Peter Johnston
15. Love, Hate and Propaganda - Fabrice d'Almeida
Epilogue: Propaganda in the Twenty-First Century - David Welch
Index
[A] timely and invaluable contribution ... Informed and informative, "Propaganda and Conflict: War, Media and Shaping the Twentieth Century" should be a part of every community, college, and university library collection in the country. It should be noted for the personal reading lists of students, academia, governmental policy makers and elected officials, as well as the non-specialist general reader with an interest in the subject. * Midwest Book Review *

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