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Christianity, Mass Society, and Cold War, 1945–72

Robert Tobin

in The Minority Voice: Hubert Butler and Southern Irish Protestantism, 1900-1991

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199641567
eISBN:
9780191738418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641567.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter focuses on Butler's writings after the Second World War and his efforts to confront the impact of totalitarian thought on Western society. It offers close readings of some of his most ... More


The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Roland Végső

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The book argues that the political ideologies of modernity were determined in a fundamental manner by four basic figures: the world, the enemy, the secret, and the catastrophe. While the “world” ... More


Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War Italy: Language, symbols and myths

Andrea Mariuzzo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121875
eISBN:
9781526138712
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121875.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The struggle in projects, ideas and symbols between the strongest Communist Party in the West and an anti-Communist and pro-Western government coalition was the most peculiar founding element of the ... More


Introduction

Roland Végső

in The Naked Communist: Cold War Modernism and the Politics of Popular Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823245567
eISBN:
9780823252534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823245567.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

The introduction presents a basic overview of the structure of the book. It outlines the sequence of chapters and provides basic descriptions.


Introduction: discovering and rediscovering Shils

Stephen P. Turner

in The calling of social thought: Rediscovering the work of Edward Shils

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526120052
eISBN:
9781526144669
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526120052.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

Edward Shils was a complex thinker and complex individual, who was both a central figure of his time and a theorist with an unusual perspective. This chapter describes his career and discusses the ... More


“Then Came the Conversion,” 1947–1949

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the onset of the Cold War and the Second Red Scare, Crouch saw an opportunity to earn money by testifying against his former comrades. He did so before the House Committee on Un-American ... More


Catholic anti-communism, the bomb and perceptions of apocalypse in West Germany and the USA, 1945–90

Daniel Gerster

in Understanding the Imaginary War: Culture, Thought and Nuclear Conflict, 1945-90

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781784994402
eISBN:
9781526115126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784994402.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The chapter explores how Roman Catholics in West Germany and the United States handled the permanent nuclear threat of the Cold War years from 1945 to 1990. Examining acts of popular belief as well ... More


Religious and moral values

Andrea Mariuzzo

in Communism and anti-Communism in early Cold War Italy: Language, symbols and myths

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781526121875
eISBN:
9781526138712
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526121875.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter highlights the extent to which a radical and absolute struggle such as the Cold War opposition of Communists and anti-Communists involves the aspects of religious faith and moral values. ... More


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