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Posters, propaganda, and persuasion in election campaigns around the world and through history

Author: Steven A Seidman
Publisher: New York : Peter Lang, [2008] ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"How effective are election campaign posters? Providing a unique political history, this book traces the impact that these posters - as well as broadsides, banners, and billboards - have had around the world over the last two centuries. It focuses on the use of this campaign material in the United States, as well as in France, Great Britain, Germany, South Africa, Japan, Mexico, and many other countries." "The book  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Seidman, Steven A., 1946-
Posters, propaganda, & persuasion in election campaigns around the world and through history.
New York : P. Lang, ©2008
(OCoLC)681503725
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven A Seidman
ISBN: 9780820486178 0820486175 9780820486161 0820486167
OCLC Number: 123390997
Description: xxviii, 327 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Broadsides and posters in early U.S. presidential election campaigns --
U.S. Presidential election posters in the age of mass media --
Politics and posters in France --
Broadsides and posters in the British election campaigns --
Posters in the election campaigns around the rest of the world --
How effective have political posters been? --
Conclusions and future trends.
Responsibility: Steven A. Seidman.
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"How effective are election campaign posters? Providing a unique political history, this book traces the impact that these posters - as well as broadsides, banners, and billboards - have had around the world over the last two centuries. It focuses on the use of this campaign material in the United States, as well as in France, Great Britain, Germany, South Africa, Japan, Mexico, and many other countries." "The book examines how posters evolved and discusses their changing role in the twentieth century and thereafter; how technology, education, legislation, artistic movements, advertising, and political systems effected changes in election posters and other campaign media, and how they were employed around the world." "This comprehensive and original overview of this campaign material includes the first extensive review of the research literature on the topic. Posters, Propaganda, and Persuasion will be useful to scholars and students interested in communications, politics, history, advertising and marketing, art history, and graphic design."--Jacket.

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"Steven A. Seidman has written an exemplary study of the political poster as a medium of propaganda in different societies and eras. The historical sweep is monumental - ranging from American Read more...

 
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