Joseph Whitfield's The Cold War

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The Cold War was believed to be inevitable by some historians. It was a time when communism was feared in America because of Joseph Stalin’s bloodthirsty empowerment and control of his country. Whitfield’s book is divided into chapters that go in depth with the voices of popular culture. According to him these voices contributed an astounding amount to the nineteen-fifties. Whitfield brings in certain public figures that were apparent in those times to serve as case studies throughout the book. He also goes over and pulls apart the aspects that shaped media, literature, television, consumer culture, film, religion, and politics during the military and political tension that defined the Cold War. The author begins by narrating what a humiliation

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