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This book asks the reader to reassess the Cold War not just as superpower conflict and high diplomacy, but as social and cultural history. It makes cross-cultural comparisons of the socio cultural aspects of the Cold War across the East/West block divide, dealing with issues including broadcasting, public opinion, and the production and consumption of popular culture.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780714684642
ISBN-10: 0714684643
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 14mm)
Pages: 188
Imprint: Frank Cass Publishers
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Feb-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Patrick Major

Patrick Major is Senior Lecturer in History at the University of Warwick and author of The Death of the KPD: communism and anti-communism in West Germany, 1945-1956 (Oxford University Press, 1997). Rana Mitter is University Lecturer in the History and Politics of Modern China at Oxford University and author of The Manchurian Myth: Nationalism, Resistance, and Collaboration in Modern China (University of California Press, 2000).

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