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American propaganda from the Spanish-American war to Iraq : war stories / Steven R. Brydon.

Author/creator Brydon, Steven Robert author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info Lanham : Lexington Books, [2022]
Descriptionxi, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Propaganda and persuasion -- Narratives of war -- The Spanish-American War : A splendid little war -- World War I : The War to End All Wars -- World War II : the survival war -- Korea : the never-ending war -- Vietnam : the Domino Theory falls -- The Persian Gulf War : kicking the Vietnam Syndrome -- The War on Terror : America's forever war -- Conclusion : Recurring war stories.
Abstract "This book analyzes American war propaganda, beginning with the Spanish-American War and extending through the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. Using Fisher's narrative paradigm, the author identifies and critically evaluates recurring war stories, determining whether or not they truly provided good reasons to go to war"-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
Issued in other formOnline version: Brydon, Steven Robert. American propaganda from the Spanish-American war to Iraq Lanham : Lexington Books, 2022 9781793626141
Genre/formMilitary history.
LCCN 2021038867
ISBN9781793626134 hardcover
ISBN1793626138 hardcover
ISBNelectronic publication

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