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By Margaret Peacock

within the Fifties and Nineteen Sixties, photographs of kids seemed in every single place, from videos to take advantage of cartons, their smiling faces used to promote every little thing, together with conflict. during this provocative e-book, Margaret Peacock bargains an unique account of the way Soviet and American leaders used emotionally charged photos of kids in an try to create renowned aid for his or her regulations at domestic and out of the country.

Groups on both sides of the Iron Curtain driven visions of endangered, deserted, and segregated young ones to indict the enemy's kingdom and its rules. notwithstanding the chilly struggle is usually characterised as an ideological divide among the capitalist West and the communist East, Peacock demonstrates a deep symmetry in how Soviet and American propagandists mobilized related pictures to related ends, regardless of their ameliorations. in response to vast examine spanning fourteen records and 3 international locations, Peacock tells a brand new tale of the chilly struggle, seeing the clash now not easily as a divide among East and West, yet as a fight among the manufacturers of tradition and their goal audiences.

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