Transnational Anti-Communism and the Cold War: Agents, by Stéphanie Roulin, Giles Scott-Smith, Luc van Dongen

By Stéphanie Roulin, Giles Scott-Smith, Luc van Dongen

How used to be anti-communism organised within the West? This ebook covers the brokers, goals, and arguments of varied transnational anti-communist activists through the chilly conflict. current narratives usually position the USA – and particularly the CIA – on the centre of anti-communist task. The publication in its place opens up new fields of analysis transnationally.

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40. Introduction Die Internationale der Konservativen. Transnationale Elitenzirkel und private Außenpolitik in Westeuropa seit 1945 (Munich: Oldenbourg, 2013); Johannes Grossmann, “Ein Europa der ‘Hintergründigen’. Antikommunistische christliche Organisationen, konservative Elitenzirkel und private Aussenpolitik in Westeuropa nach dem Zweiten Weltkrieg”, in Johannes Wienand and Christiane Wienand (eds), Die kulturelle Integration Europas (Wiesbaden: Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften, 2010), pp. 303–40; Bernard Ludwig, “Anticommunisme et guerre psychologique en RFA et en Europe (1950– 1956): démocratie, diplomaties et réseaux transnationaux”, PhD dissertation, Université Paris 1, 2011; Bernard Ludwig, “Le Comité européen et international ‘Paix et liberté’ (1950–1970).

20–30, which notes that “If we include [ . . ] all ‘critics of the national paradigm’, then most of history since the 1970s [ . . ” Pierre-Yves Saunier and Akira Irye (eds), The Palgrave Dictionary of Transnational History (London: Palgrave McMillan, 2009). Iriye, Global and Transnational History, p. 15. Robert Frank, “Conclusion”, in Anne Dulphy, Robert Frank and Marie-Anne Matard-Bonucci (eds), Les relations internationales culturelles au XXe siècle. De la diplomatie culturelle à l’acculturation (Brussels: Peter Lang, 2010), p.

5. On the United States see for instance Michael J. Heale, American Anticommunism: Combating the Enemy Within, 1830–1970 (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1990); Richard Gid Powers, Not without Honor: The History of American Anticommunism (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1998); Kenneth Osgood, Total Cold War: Eisenhower’s Secret Propaganda Battle at Home and Abroad (Lawrence: University of Kansas Press, 2006); Marc J. Selverstone, “A Literature So Immense: The Historiography of Anticommunism”, OAH Magazine of History 24 (October 2010), pp.

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