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Weapons of democracy

Jonathan Auerbach

Weapons of democracy

propaganda, progressivism, and American public opinion

by Jonathan Auerbach

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History,
  • Public opinion,
  • Propaganda,
  • Progressivism (United States politics),
  • Communication in politics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJonathan Auerbach
    SeriesNew studies in American intellectual and cultural history, New studies in American intellectual and cultural history
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHN90.P8 A94 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination220 pages
    Number of Pages220
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27192688M
    ISBN 101421417367
    ISBN 109781421417363
    LC Control Number2014041145
    OCLC/WorldCa907584985

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