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Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century (Hardback)

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ISBN 10: 0813034663 / ISBN 13: 9780813034669
Edité par University Press of Florida, United States, 2010
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This excellent book is required reading for anyone interested in how American presidents have tried to sell war. --Steven Casey, author of Selling the Korean War. This is American history at its best--insightful and revealing about the past, yet at the same time illuminating the vital questions of our own day. --Jeffrey A. Engel, Texas AM University. George W. Bush s campaign for war in Iraq in 2003 drew attention to the ways in which an American president may try to sell a war. Of course, Bush was not the first to use his position and propaganda in this way, as the essays in this standout volume detail. Preeminent scholars in the field share their insight in this impressive collection. Chapters by Paul S. Boyer, Lloyd Gardner, George C. Herring, Robert J. McMahon, Chester Pach, Emily S. Rosenberg, Robert D. Schulzinger, Mark A. Stoler, and Marilyn B. Young enrich this comprehensive and enlightening work. From the Spanish-American War to the War on Terror, each chapter in Selling War in a Media Age explains how modern presidents have influenced, coerced, directed, and led public opinion over matters of war and peace since 1898. While some essays highlight the systematic efforts by American presidents to gain public support for war and international conflict, many more reveal that there were limits to what presidential persuasion could accomplish. N° de réf. du libraire AAN9780813034669

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Titre : Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency ...

Éditeur : University Press of Florida, United States

Date d'édition : 2010

Reliure : Hardback

Etat du livre : New

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"This excellent book is required reading for anyone interested in how American presidents have tried to sell war."--Steven Casey, author of Selling the Korean War

"This is American history at its best--insightful and revealing about the past, yet at the same time illuminating the vital questions of our own day."--Jeffrey A. Engel, Texas A&M University

George W. Bush's campaign for war in Iraq in 2003 drew attention to the ways in which an American president may try to "sell" a war. Of course, Bush was not the first to use his position and propaganda in this way, as the essays in this standout volume detail.

Preeminent scholars in the field share their insight in this impressive collection. Chapters by Paul S. Boyer, Lloyd Gardner, George C. Herring, Robert J. McMahon, Chester Pach, Emily S. Rosenberg, Robert D. Schulzinger, Mark A. Stoler, and Marilyn B. Young enrich this comprehensive and enlightening work.

From the Spanish-American War to the War on Terror, each chapter in Selling War in a Media Age explains how modern presidents have influenced, coerced, directed, and led public opinion over matters of war and peace since 1898. While some essays highlight the systematic efforts by American presidents to gain public support for war and international conflict, many more reveal that there were limits to what presidential persuasion could accomplish.

Inaugural volume in The Allan B. Larkin Series on the American Presidency, edited by Kenneth Osgood

About the Author:

Kenneth Osgood, associate professor of history at Florida Atlantic University, is the author of <i>Total Cold War: Eisenhower's Secret Propaganda Battle at Home and Abroad</i>, winner of the Herbert Hoover Book Award. Andrew K. Frank, associate professor of history at Florida State University, is the author of Creeks and Southerners: Biculturalism on the Early American Frontier.

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