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Enemy Number One: The United States of America in Soviet Ideology and Propaganda, 1945-1959

Rósa Magnúsdóttir

Abstract

Enemy Number One tells the story of Soviet propaganda and ideology toward the United States during the early Cold War. From Stalin’s anti-American campaign to Khrushchev’s peaceful coexistence, this book covers Soviet efforts to control available information about the United States and to influence the development of Soviet-American cultural relations until official cultural exchanges were realized between the two countries. The Soviet and American veterans of the legendary 1945 meeting on the Elbe and their subsequent reunions represent the changes in the superpower relationship: during the l ... More

Keywords: ideology, propaganda, Cold War, Soviet Union, Joseph Stalin, Nikita Khrushchev, anti-Americanism, peaceful coexistence, cultural relations, Elbe veterans

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190681463
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: December 2018 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190681463.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Rósa Magnúsdóttir, author
Associate Professor of History, Aarhus University, Denmark