This fascinating compilation of reference entries documents the unique relationship between mass media, propaganda, and the U.S. military, a relationship that began in the period before the American Revolution and continues to this day-sometimes cooperative, sometimes combative, and always complex.
* Introductory essays describe the types of media most important to each conflict period, how they were used, by whom, and to what effect
* A general essay outlines how media has been used to spread messages about conflicts throughout U.S. history
* Photographs and illustrations add an important visual element
Number of pages: 860
Weight: 2517 g
Dimensions: 262 x 185 x 71 mm
"A good ready-reference source for readers wanting a brief overview of an important historical topic . . . this set's focus on this specialized topic makes it unique and recommended for academic and large public libraries." - Booklist
"Entries are informative and generally provide expansive explanations of the people and events involved. . . . Recommended." - Choice
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