Empire of Ideas : The Origins of Public Diplomacy and the Transformation of U. S. Foreign Policy
By: Hart, Justin.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: : Oxford University Press, USA, 2012Description: 1 online resource (294 p.).ISBN: 9780199778010.Subject(s): Educational exchanges -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Overseas information libraries -- History -- 20th century | Postcolonialism -- History -- 20th century | Propaganda, American -- History -- 20th century | Public relations and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign public opinion | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1933-1945 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1953Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Empire of Ideas : The Origins of Public Diplomacy and the Transformation of U. S. Foreign PolicyDDC classification: 327.73 | 327.7300904 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Image and the Origins of U.S. Public Diplomacy; 1. "Down with Imperialism": The Latin American Origins of U.S. Cultural Diplomacy; 2. "The Drift of History": War, Culture, and Hegemony; 3. "The Projection of America": Propaganda as Foreign Policy at the Office of War Information; 4. "Foreign Relations, Domestic Affairs": The Consolidation of U.S. Public Diplomacy; 5. "The Flat White Light": Revolutionary Nationalism in Asia and Beyond; 6. "An Unfavorable Projection of American Unity": McCarthyism and Public Diplomacy
Epilogue: The Creation of the USIA and the Fate of U.S. Public DiplomacyNotes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y
Covering the period from 1936 to 1953, Empire of Ideas reveals how and why image first became a component of foreign policy, prompting policymakers to embrace such techniques as propaganda, educational exchanges, cultural exhibits, overseas libraries, and domestic public relations. Drawing upon exhaustive research in official government records and the private papers of top officials in the Roosevelt and Truman administrations, including newly declassified material, Justin Hart takes the reader back to the dawn of what Time-Life publisher Henry Luce would famously call the ""American century,"
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