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Empire of Pictures : Global Media and the 1960s Remaking of American Foreign Policy (Hardcover)

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"In Cold War historiography, the 1960s are often described as a decade of mounting diplomatic tensions and international social unrest. At the same time, they were a period of global media revolution: communication satellites compressed time and space, television spread around the world, and images circulated through print media in expanding ways. Examining how U.S. policymakers exploited these changes, this book offers groundbreaking international research which shows that U.S. power came to depend moreand more not on military superiority or economic strength alone, but also on America's ability to create appealing pictures that assured recognition of its global leadership"--Provided by publisher.
Number of Pages: 260
Genre: Social Science, History, Political Science
Sub-Genre: History, Globalization
Series Title: Explorations in Culture and International History
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Berghahn Books
Author: Su00f6nke Kunkel
Language: English
Street Date: December 30, 2015
TCIN: 50107049
UPC: 9781782388425
Item Number (DPCI): 248-00-4247

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