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Prelude

Asa Briggs

in The War of Words: The History of Broadcasting in the United Kingdom: Volume III

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780192129567
eISBN:
9780191670022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192129567.003.0022
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the impact of the setting up of the Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force (SHAEF) on the operation of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). It discusses the ... More


Brainwashed!

Timothy Melley

in The Covert Sphere: Secrecy, Fiction, and the National Security State

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451232
eISBN:
9780801465918
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451232.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter looks at the brainwashing discourse. Brainwashing—a theme of countless novels and films, congressional hearings, and government research projects—has been a persistent vehicle through ... More


What Is Not Terrorism

Anthony Richards

in Conceptualizing Terrorism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
October 2015
ISBN:
9780198746966
eISBN:
9780191809255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198746966.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Politics

This chapter considers deductively what can be excluded from the author’s understanding as to what constitutes terrorism. Most importantly, acts of violence that primarily intend to secure physical ... More


British Propaganda to France, 1940-1944: Machinery, Method and Message

Tim Brooks

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625192
eISBN:
9780748651351
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625192.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


Winning Hearts and Minds

David French

in The British Way in Counter-Insurgency, 1945-1967

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199587964
eISBN:
9780191731365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587964.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Coercion was the mainstay of British counter-insurgency operations, and it was never welcomed by the people who experienced them. Conciliation, whether it took the form of a deliberate policy of ... More


“The Chance for Peace”

in Apocalypse Management: Eisenhower and the Discourse of National Insecurity

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758079
eISBN:
9780804768467
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758079.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes the long speechwriting process of “The Chance for Peace.” President Dwight Eisenhower forecasted psychological warfare as a significant part of his strategy, and was attracted ... More


Between Clinical and Useful Knowledge: Race, Ethnicity, and the Conquest of the “Primitive”

in Colonial Madness: Psychiatry in French North Africa

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226429724
eISBN:
9780226429779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226429779.003.0005
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Beginning from a case history published in 1939, this chapter traces the development of colonial psychiatric ideas as a practical form of knowledge. The psychiatrists of the Algiers School of French ... More


Philanthropy in British and American Fiction: Dickens, Hawthorne, Eliot and Howells

Frank Christianson

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748625086
eISBN:
9780748652068
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748625086.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This book examines the issue of British propaganda to France during the Second World War and aims to show the value of the propaganda campaign to the British war effort. It surveys the organisation, ... More


Limited War Sets the Stage for the POW Odyssey

Charles S. Young

in Name, Rank, and Serial Number: Exploiting Korean War POWs at Home and Abroad

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780195183481
eISBN:
9780199344796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183481.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Military History

The global Cold War shaped the Korean conflict and limited its scope. The United States entered the war under the assumption that fighting could be limited to the Korean peninsula. It was part of a ... More


Eisenhower's Dilemma: Talking Peace and Waging Cold War

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter points out that Dwight D. Eisenhower attempted to market foreign policies using the rhetoric of peace. It contends that the Eisenhower administration incorporated a psychological warfare ... More


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