The Resource Innocent weapons : the Soviet and American politics of childhood in the Cold War, Margaret Peacock, (electronic resource)

Innocent weapons : the Soviet and American politics of childhood in the Cold War, Margaret Peacock, (electronic resource)

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Innocent weapons : the Soviet and American politics of childhood in the Cold War
Title
Innocent weapons
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the Soviet and American politics of childhood in the Cold War
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Margaret Peacock
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eng
Summary
In the 1950s and 1960s, images of children appeared everywhere, from movies to milk cartons, their smiling faces used to sell everything, including war. In this provocative book, Margaret Peacock offers an original account of how Soviet and American leaders used emotionally charged images of children in an attempt to create popular support for their policies at home and abroad. Groups on either side of the Iron Curtain pushed visions of endangered, abandoned, and segregated children to indict the enemy's state and its policies. Though the Cold War is often characterized as an ideological divide between the capitalist West and the communist East, Peacock demonstrates a deep symmetry in how Soviet and American propagandists mobilized similar images to similar ends, despite their differences. Based on extensive research spanning fourteen archives and three countries, Peacock tells a new story of the Cold War, seeing the conflict not simply as a divide between East and West, but as a struggle between the producers of culture and their target audiences
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Midwest
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Peacock, Margaret
Dewey number
305.230947
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
Series statement
The new Cold War history
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  • Children and politics
  • Children and politics
  • Children in popular culture
  • Children in popular culture
  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • Cold War
  • Electronic books
  • Soviet Union
  • United States
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adult
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Innocent weapons : the Soviet and American politics of childhood in the Cold War, Margaret Peacock, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469618586
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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11720006
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MWT11720006
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Innocent weapons : the Soviet and American politics of childhood in the Cold War, Margaret Peacock, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781469618586
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
11720006
Publisher number
MWT11720006
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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