The Cultural Cold War : the CIA and the world of arts and letters

General Information

Uniform Title
Who paid the piper?
Author/Creator
Saunders, Frances Stonor, author.
Language
English.
Published
New York, NY : The New Press, 2013.
Physical Description
xvii, 427 p. [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.

Contents/Summary

Summary
During the Cold War, freedom of expression was vaunted as liberal democracy's most cherished possession?but such freedom was put in service of a hidden agenda. In The Cultural Cold War, Frances Stonor Saunders reveals the extraordinary efforts of a secret campaign in which some of the most vocal exponents of intellectual freedom in the West were working for or subsidized by the CIA?whether they knew it or not.Called "the most comprehensive account yet of the [CIA's] activities between 1947 and 1967" by the New York Times, The Cultural Cold War present.

Subjects

Subject
United States. Central Intelligence Agency > Influence.
Arts > Political aspects > United States.
Arts, American > 20th century.
Cold War > Social aspects > United States.
Freedom and art > Political aspects > United States.
Politics and culture > United States.
United States > Cultural policy.

Bibliographic Information

Responsibility
Frances Stonor Saunders.
Note
Originally published under title: Who paid the piper? : the CIA and the cultural cold war London : Granta Books, 1999.
ISBN
9781595589149

Holdings

Item Type Current Location Collection Call Number Volume Info Shelving Location Public Note
BookOSA Archivum LibraryReference collection327.1/4/097309 SAUReferenceDonation of Katalin Székely.

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