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The Resource Hot Books In The Cold War : The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain, Alfred A. Reisch

Hot Books In The Cold War : The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain, Alfred A. Reisch

Label
Hot Books In The Cold War : The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain
Title
Hot Books In The Cold War
Title remainder
The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain
Statement of responsibility
Alfred A. Reisch
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1931-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reisch, Alfred A.
Dewey number
028.70947/0904
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Books and reading
  • Books and reading
  • Book distribution programs
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Censorship
  • Censorship
  • Propaganda, Anti-communist
  • Propaganda, International
  • Cold War
  • Cold War (1945-1989)
  • Book distribution programs
  • Books and reading
  • Censorship
  • Propaganda, Anti-communist
  • Propaganda, International
  • Publishers and publishing
  • Communist countries
  • Europe, Eastern
Label
Hot Books In The Cold War : The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain, Alfred A. Reisch
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-535) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins, objectives, and launching of the book project under Sam Walker -- Titles, contents, numbers, targets, and aims of the mailings -- The man in the grey suit : George C. Minden and his concept of cultural and ideological competition -- The New York Book Center : books, books, and more books -- The book project reaches new heights : the golden age of the 1960s -- Western and émigré books and periodicals published with covert support -- New opportunities through East-West contacts -- The early 1970s : the international advisory council -- A lasting enemy -- The communist regimes on the defensive : criticisms, warnings, and attacks -- The person-to-person distribution program : a direct way to reach East Europeans, the early Polish program 1958-1959 -- Another vehicle for reaching the people of eastern Europe : the person-to-person distribution program and personalized mailings -- The most important book distribution point : Vienna -- Letters from Poland, the crucial country -- Letters from Czechoslovakia before and after 1968 -- Letters from Hungary under goulash communism -- Letters from Romania under the Ceausescu regime -- Letters from Bulgaria despite very strict censorship -- The last seventeen years : International Literary Centre, Ltd., East Europe, and the USSR
Control code
ocn823014084
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 549 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9786155225239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012048142
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)823014084
Label
Hot Books In The Cold War : The CIA-Funded Secret Western Book Distribution Program Behind the Iron Curtain, Alfred A. Reisch
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 527-535) and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Origins, objectives, and launching of the book project under Sam Walker -- Titles, contents, numbers, targets, and aims of the mailings -- The man in the grey suit : George C. Minden and his concept of cultural and ideological competition -- The New York Book Center : books, books, and more books -- The book project reaches new heights : the golden age of the 1960s -- Western and émigré books and periodicals published with covert support -- New opportunities through East-West contacts -- The early 1970s : the international advisory council -- A lasting enemy -- The communist regimes on the defensive : criticisms, warnings, and attacks -- The person-to-person distribution program : a direct way to reach East Europeans, the early Polish program 1958-1959 -- Another vehicle for reaching the people of eastern Europe : the person-to-person distribution program and personalized mailings -- The most important book distribution point : Vienna -- Letters from Poland, the crucial country -- Letters from Czechoslovakia before and after 1968 -- Letters from Hungary under goulash communism -- Letters from Romania under the Ceausescu regime -- Letters from Bulgaria despite very strict censorship -- The last seventeen years : International Literary Centre, Ltd., East Europe, and the USSR
Control code
ocn823014084
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxviii, 549 pages, 16 pages of plates
Isbn
9786155225239
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2012048142
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)823014084

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