Cold War Culture

Cold War Culture

Media and the Arts, 1945-1990

Book - 1998
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Baker & Taylor
Relates issues under such topics as dance, art, consumer goods, film, television, and toys to American culture during the Cold War

Book News
Begins the Cold War America series with an encyclopedia citing movies, television, books, journalism, and other media artifacts and explaining how they influenced and were influenced by the east-west conflict they were produced and received during. Among the entries are Kurt Vonnegut's apocalyptic novel Ice Nine , exiled Cuban writer Roberto G. Fernandez, the film and television character Fu Manchu, the Australian science-fiction movie Mad Max , and singer and film actor Paul Robeson. The articles for such broad topics as magazines and poets are several pages long; most are a page or less. Lightly illustrated. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Publisher: New York : Facts on File, c1998
ISBN: 9780816031047
Characteristics: viii, 376 p. : ill. ; 29 cm


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