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Author Andersen, Robin.

Title A century of media, a century of war / Robin Andersen
Published New York : Peter Lang, [2006]


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Description xxxi, 350 pages ; 23 cm
Contents From victory to defeat -- The Great War and the fight between good and evil : the birth of war propaganda -- The good fight : from the first draft to the grand narrative -- The Korean War : remembering the forgotten -- Vietnam : shattered illusions -- Eyes wide shut : the not-so-secret wars of Central America and the Caribbean -- Visions of instability : telling stories on television news -- The problem of seeing and believing : empathy, denial and war's human costs -- The office of public diplomacy : creating fear and favor -- Invading Grenada : Entebbe-style rescue, or the first preemptive strike? -- Oliver North : the war hero and the scandal -- Dover Air Force Base, press pools and the Panama invasion -- The first Persian Gulf war : the battle over access, video game imagery and smart bombs -- Trading the first amendment to defeat the "Vietnam syndrome" -- Consuming the Persian Gulf War : from baby incubators to patriot missiles -- CNN : 24 hours of war -- How the war was remembered : from Courage under fire to Saving Private Ryan -- Terrorism, censorship and patriotism : re-scripting victory culture -- From tragedy to war after 9/11 -- Black Hawk down : the new logics of war and representation -- The Iraq "reality" war : embeds and militainment -- The military-entertainment complex : permanent war and the digital spectacular -- Of smart weapons, civilian casualties and the crimes of war : the whole world (except the United States) is watching -- The "entertainer-in chief" and the Downing Street memos -- The unraveling : the ghost of Vietnam and the soldiers "over there."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [319]-346) and index
Subject Mass media -- Political aspects -- United States.
Propaganda, American -- History -- 20th century.
Propaganda, American -- History -- 21st century.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy.
LC no. 2006019560
ISBN 0820478938 (paperback: alk. paper)
0820478946 (hardcover : alk. paper)