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Munitions of the Mind A History of Propaganda from the Anciet World to the Present Day

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ISBN-10: 0719067677

ISBN-13: 9780719067679

Edition: 3rd 2001 (Revised)

Authors: Philip M. Taylor, Philip Taylor

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This book traces the history of propaganda, showing how it has formed part of the fabric of conflict since the dawn of organised warfare. The author also challenges the notion of propaganda as an inevitable force of evil.
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Book details

List price: $30.00
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publication date: 7/31/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 360
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.968
Language: English

Philip M. Taylor is Professor of International Communications at the University of Leeds

Preface to the New Edition
Introduction: Looking Through a Glass Onion: Propaganda, Psychological Warfare and Persuasion
Propaganda in the Ancient World
In the Beginning ...
Ancient Greece
The Glory that was Rome
Propaganda in the Middle Ages
The 'Dark Ages' to 1066
The Norman Conquest
The Chivalric Code
The Crusades
The Hundred Years War
Propaganda in the Age of Gunpowder and Printing
The Gutenberg Galaxy
Renaissance Warfare
The Reformation and the War of Religious Ideas
Tudor Propaganda
The Thirty Years War (1618-48)
The English Civil War (1642-6)
Louis XIV (1661-1715)
Propaganda in the Age of Revolutionary Warfare
The Press as an Agent of Liberty
The American Revolution
The French Revolution and the Napoleonic Wars
War and Public Opinion in the Nineteenth Century
Propaganda in the Age of Total War and Cold War
War and the Communications Revolution
The First World War
The Bolshevik Revolution and the War of Ideologies (1917-39)
The Second World War
Propaganda, Cold War and the Advent of the Television Age
The New World Information Disorder
The Gulf War of 1991
Information-Age Conflict in the Post-Cold War Era
The World after 11 September 2001
Bibliographical Essay