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The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60 : Studies in Intelligence - Giles Scott-Smith

The Cultural Cold War in Western Europe, 1945-60

Studies in Intelligence

By: Giles Scott-Smith (Editor), Hans Krabbendam (Editor), David Caute (Foreword by)

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Published: 19th February 2004
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The idea of the Cold War as a propaganda contest as opposed to a military conflict is being increasingly accepted. This has led to a re-evaluation of the relationship between economic policies, political agendas and cultural activities in Western Europe post 1945.
This book provides an important cross-section of case studies that highlight the connections between overt/covert activities and cultural/political agendas during the early Cold War. It therefore provides a valuable bridge between diplomatic and intelligence research and represents an important contribution towards our understanding of the significance and consequences of this linkage for the shaping of post-war democratic societies.

Forewordp. vii
List of illustrationsp. x
Acknowledgementsp. xi
Abbreviationsp. xii
Introduction: Boundaries to Freedomp. 1
Intellectuals Between Autonomy and Control
Revealing the Parameters of Opinion: An Interview with Frances Stonor Saundersp. 15
Calling the Tune? The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War, 1945-1960p. 41
Public-Private Partnership
Beyond Freedom, Beyond Control: Approaches to Culture and the State-Private Network in the Cold Warp. 53
The Politics of Productivity and the Politics of Anti-Communism: American and European Labour in the Cold Warp. 73
Organizing Atlanticism: The Bilderberg Group and the Atlantic Institute, 1952-1963p. 92
Target Groups: Youth and Women
Putting Culture into the Cold War: The Cultural Relations Department (CRD) and British Covert Information Warfarep. 109
From Stockholm to Leiden: The CIA's Role in the Formation of the International Student Conferencep. 134
Youth Organizations as a Battlefield in the Cold Warp. 168
The Memorial Day Statement: Women's Organizations in the 'Peace Offensive'p. 192
Target Areas
The Cold War Culture of the French and Italian Communist Partiesp. 213
The Propaganda of the Marshall Plan in Italy in a Cold War Contextp. 225
Out of Tune: The Congress for Cultural Freedom in Denmark, 1953-1960p. 237
The Absent Dutch: Dutch Intellectuals and the Congress for Cultural Freedomp. 254
High Culture as Political Message
How Good Are We? Culture and the Cold Warp. 269
The Control of Visual Representation: American Art Policy in Occupied Germany, 1945-1949p. 283
'He is a Cripple an' Needs My Love': Porgy and Bess as Cold War Propagandap. 300
Abstractsp. 313
About the Contributorsp. 321
Indexp. 327
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ISBN: 9780714653082
ISBN-10: 071465308X
Series: Studies in Intelligence
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 19th February 2004
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.25 x 15.09  x 2.49
Weight (kg): 0.59
Edition Number: 1