The Cold War: Cold War espionage and spying

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Lori Lyn Bogle
Taylor & Francis, 2001 - History - 1814 pages
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In a society where a comic equates with knockabout amusment for children, the sudden pre-eminence of adult comics, on everything from political satire to erotic fantasy, has predictably attracted an enormous amount of attention.

Adult comics are part of the cultural landscape in a way that would have been unimaginable a decade ago. In this first survey of its kind, Roger Sabin traces the history of comics for older readers from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. He takes in the pioneering titles pre-First World War, the underground 'comix' of the 1960s and 1970s, 'fandom' in the 1970s and 1980s, and the boom of the 1980s and 1990s (including 'graphic novels' and Viz.). Covering comics from the United States, Europe and Japan, Adult Comics addresses such issues as the graphic novel in context, cultural overspill and the role of women.

By taking a broad sweep, Sabin demonstrates that the widely-held notion that comics 'grew up' in the late 1980s is a mistaken one, largely invented by the media. Adult Comics: An Introduction is intended primarily for student use, but is written with the comic enthusiast very much in mind.

 

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Contents

The Berlin Tunnel
1
The Small Committee
11
The Harry Dexter White Crisis
31
Canada and the Myth of Cold
51
Documenting Stasi Involvement
71
The CIA and American Foreign Policy
87
Gender Espionage
105
The Loss of China Syndrome
115
Joseph McCarthy Robert Kennedy and the Greek Shipping
185
The British Reaction to McCarthyism 195054
197
Lyndon B Johnson The Subversive Activities Control Board
212
The Ward Case and the Emergence of SinoAmerican
231
JIS 80
265
The Cominterns Open Secrets
295
The Politics of
303
A Cold War Debate
323

American Policy Toward Chinese Students
131
The Origins of the Campaign to Abolish HUAC 19561961
155
McCarthyism at the University of South Dakota
172
Acknowledgments
339
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