Campaigning Culture and the Global Cold War: The Journals of by Giles Scott-Smith,Charlotte A. Lerg

By Giles Scott-Smith,Charlotte A. Lerg

This booklet explores the lasting legacy of the arguable venture via the Congress for Cultural Freedom, funded by way of the CIA, to advertise Western tradition and liberal values within the conflict of principles with worldwide Communism in the course of the chilly struggle.  One of crucial parts of this crusade used to be a chain of journals released worldwide: Encounter, Preuves, Quest, Mundo Nuevo, and so on, concerning a number of the most famed intellectuals to advertise a world highbrow neighborhood. a few of them, equivalent to Minerva and China Quarterly, are nonetheless going to at the present time. This learn examines while and why those journals have been based, who ran them, and the way we should always comprehend their cultural message in terms of the key consumer that paid the bills.

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