Description:Very Good/Very Good. 8vo 0713427965 Dust jacket complete....Very Good/Very Good. 8vo 0713427965 Dust jacket complete. unclipped, very slight fade to spine. Black cloth with bright gilt titling on spine. No ownership marks. Frontis plate. 24 illustrations on plates. 199 pages clean and tight. Even today surprisingly little is known about the conduct of psychological warfare in the two World Wars. This book explains in fascinating detail how and with what success the psychological arm was used by the British, the Americans, the Germans and the Japanese. Himself a "psychological warrior" in World War II, Charles Roetter, its autho, has the dual qualification of having been both an active participant and so subsequently a close student, of the subject. Valuable as the book is as an analytical study of the principles and techniques of psychological warfare, it is no less engrossing as an account of the specific ways in which these techniques were put into practice. That they were sometimes dramatically successful is proved, for example, by Goebbels' exploitation of the Katyn Massacre as a means of sowing discord between Russia and her allies; by the British-but ostensibly German-broadcasting station "Soldatensender Calais" (its plausibility increased by an ironically outrageous vilification of Churchill); by the American broadcasts to Japan of Captain Zacharias, and by the beguilingly sexy transmissions of "Tokyo Rose" to American troops. An informed and diverting narrative is illustrated by reproductions of pictorial propaganda used by the participants in both World Wars.
Description:Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. "This book will...Very Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. "This book will examine the principles, the ground rules by which practitioners of propaganda ought to be guided, and it will look at how these principles, these ground rules have been applied in two world wars, and with what success. " This book has 199 pages and is illustrated.
Description:Good/Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Ex-Library Dustjacket...Good/Good. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall Ex-Library Dustjacket laminated to bds. ffep and half title missing. lib stamp to fep. lib marks to title and copyright page. b/w photo plates. a little soiling to interior. jacket spine faded with very small losses to spine ends and lib sticker to bottom spine end.
Description:Book Club edition in year of publication. First edition thus....Book Club edition in year of publication. First edition thus. One mark on front of unclipped DW. Otherwise VG/VG. No inscriptions or annotations. 208 pages including index. 24 illustrations.
Description:Like New. 1974. Hardcover. 199pp. Keywords: Propaganda, World...Like New. 1974. Hardcover. 199pp. Keywords: Propaganda, World War1, World War 2. First edition copy.....All books in stock. We ship daily from our warehouse. Over 250, 000 customers served online! Our feedback reflects our service....'Quick delivery and book was exactly as described', 'Great service-thank you! '
Copyright in bibliographic data and cover images is held by Nielsen Book Services Limited, Baker & Taylor, Inc., or by their respective licensors, or by the publishers, or by their respective licensors. For personal use only. All rights reserved. All rights in images of books or other publications are reserved by the original copyright holders.
You're signed up (and we ♥ you). Watch for our Welcome e-mail and your first coupon. Thanks!