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Cold War modernists : art, literature, and American cultural diplomacy

Title
Cold War modernists : art, literature, and American cultural diplomacy / Greg Barnhisel.
ISBN
9780231162302
0231162308
9780231538626
0231538626
Publication
New York : Columbia University Press, [2015]
Physical Description
xii, 322 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Summary
"An examination of the legacy of modernism as a cultural movement and propaganda tool during the Cold War and the 1950s in America"--Provided by publisher.
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
March 27, 2015
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Freedom, individualism, modernism
"Advancing American art" : modernist painting and public-private partnerships
Cold warriors of the book : American book programs in the 1950s
Encounter magazine and the twilight of modernism
Perspectives USA and the economics of Cold War modernism
American modernism in American broadcasting : the voice of (middlebrow) America.
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