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America ascendant : the rise of American exceptionalism / Dennis M. Spragg.

Author/Creator:
Spragg, Dennis M. author.
Publication:
Lincoln, NE : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2019]
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 409 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
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Other Title:
Rise of American exceptionalism
Subjects:
World War (1939-1945).
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Propaganda.
Exceptionalism -- United States -- History.
World War, 1939-1945 -- United States -- Mass media and the war.
Government and the press -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Press and politics -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Political culture -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Exceptionalism.
Government and the press.
Mass media and war.
Political culture.
Press and politics.
Propaganda.
United States.
Form/Genre:
History.
Summary:
"Weaving together social, military and political history, America Ascendant presents the extraordinary World War II Alliance between the media and government that conceived the ideal of American exceptionalism and established a century of American global leadership." -- Provided by publisher.
Contents:
Manifest destiny
From sea to shining sea
Gospel of Americanism
Arsenal of democracy
The great crusade
Why we fight
Good neighbor
Command performance
Pax Americana
Road to victory
United Nations
A new frontier
Epilogue.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 341-382) and index.
ISBN:
9781640121430
1640121439
9781640122628 (epub)
9781640122635 (mobi)
9781640122642 (pdf)
OCLC:
1089880826