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Author Alpers, Benjamin Leontief, 1965-

Title Dictators, democracy, and American public culture [electronic resource] : envisioning the totalitarian enemy, 1920s-1950s / Benjamin L. Alpers.

Imprint Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 405 p.
Series Cultural studies of the United States
Cultural studies of the United States.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-379) and index.
Contents The romance of a dictator : dictatorship in American public culture, 1920s-1935 -- The totalitarian state : modern dictatorship as a new form of government, 1920s-1935 -- The disappearing dictator : declining regard for dictators amid growing fears of dictatorship, 1936-1941 -- The audience itself is the drama : dictatorship and the regimented crowd, 1936-1941 -- Dictator isms and our democracy : the rise of totalitarianism, 1936-1941 -- This is the army : the problem of the military in a democracy, 1941-1945 -- Here is Germany : understanding the Nazi enemy, 1941-1945 -- The battle of Russia : the Russian people, communism, and totalitarianism, 1941-1945 -- A boot stamping on a human face--forever : totalitarianism as nightmare in postwar America.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Dictatorship.
Mass media -- United States -- Influence.
Public opinion -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 0807827509 (cloth : alk. paper)
0807854166 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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