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Selling the American Way–Now in Paperback

Selling the American Way: U.S. Propaganda and the Cold War

Laura A. Belmonte

272 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 illus.

Paper 2010 | ISBN 978-0-8122-2119-0 | $22.50 | £15.00

Selling the American Way
"Well researched and clearly written, Selling the American Way is a welcome addition to a fast-growing body of literature on propaganda and the 'cultural Cold War.'"–Journal of American History

Selling the American Way documents how U.S. officials defined and defended the "American Way of Life" in a quest to promote democratic capitalism and discredit communism, but faced great difficulties in reconciling their symbolic America with the complex political, economic, and strategic realities of the Cold War.

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