The Propaganda Front: Postcards from the Era of World Wars

Anna Jozefacka and Lynda Klich

Rs. 3,084.00
Out of stock In stock
Size Guide

SHARE

The first comprehensive exploration of postcards used as propaganda on all sides of the major military and political conflicts of the twentieth century, including World Wars I and II

A Russian Socialist worker raises the red flag. Adoring crowds greet Hitler and Mussolini. Uncle Sam orders Americans to enlist. These images and many more circulated by the millions on postcards intended to change minds and inspire actions around the time of the two World Wars. Whether produced by government propaganda bureaus, opportunistic publishers, aid organizations, or resistance movements, postcards conveyed their messages with striking graphics, pithy slogans, and biting caricatures – and in a uniquely personal format. The more than 350 cards reproduced in full colour in this book advocate for political causes and celebrate war efforts on all sides of the major conflicts of the first half of the twentieth century. The accompanying text shows how a ubiquitous form of communication served increasingly sophisticated campaigns in an age of propaganda, and highlights the postcards collected here as both priceless historical documents and masterworks of graphic design.

Lynda Klich is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art & Art History and Macaulay Honors College at Hunter College, CUNY.

Benjamin Weiss is Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Visual Culture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

Juliana Kreinik is an art and photography historian with a PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, NYU, who has taught at Pratt Institute, Pace University, and SUNY, New Paltz.

Anna Jozefacka, an art and architectural historian, is a postdoctoral Fellow at the Leonard A. Lauder Research Center for Modern Art, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Publisher
MFA Publications - The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
ISBN
9780878467631
Binding
Hardback
Page Extent
320
Weight (kg)
1.28
Height (in)
9.45
Width (in)
8.46
Subject
Art , Art Reference, History & Theory
Published Date
23 / 11 / 2017

Trending Now

New Arrival
Best Seller

The Dark Hour: India Under Lockdowns

Aamir Peerzada, Anoo Bhuyan, Kalpish Ratna, M.G. Radhakrishnan, Namita Bhandare, Omkar Goswami, Pooja Dhingra, Saba Naqvi, Soutik Biswas
Rs. 395.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

The Big Book of Belonging (Signed Copy)

Yuval Zommer
Rs. 1,541.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

The Man Who Bent Light: Father of Fibre Optics

Narinder Singh Kapany
Rs. 995.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

The Sardar of Spin: A Celebration of the Life and Art of Bishan Singh Bedi

Neha Bedi, Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Gavaskar et all
Rs. 595.00
Best Seller

Dining With The Nawabs

Meera Ali, Karam Puri
Rs. 4,995.00
Best Seller

Patterns of India: A Colouring Book

Henry Wilson
Rs. 795.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

Textilepedia

Rs. 3,239.00
Best Seller
-4% off

Diary of Frida Kahlo

Carlos Fuentes
Rs. 2,364.00 Rs. 2,261.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

India: A Story Through 100 Objects

Vidya Dehejia
Rs. 2,495.00
Best Seller

Delhi :Red Fort To Raisina

Rs. 3,500.00
Best Seller

Pure Healthy Special And Simple Series Gift Box

Vidhu Mittal
Rs. 5,999.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

The Big Book of Blooms

Yuval Zommer
Rs. 1,541.00
Best Seller

The Big Book of Birds

Yuval Zommer and Barbara Taylor
Rs. 1,541.00
New Arrival
Best Seller

The House Of Scindias: A Saga Of Power, Politics And Intrigue

Rasheed Kidwai
Rs. 395.00
Best Seller

Fractured Freedom

Kobad Ghandy
Rs. 595.00
Best Seller

Women of the Raj: The Mothers, Wives and Daughters of the British Empire in India

Margaret MacMillan
Rs. 699.00
Best Seller

An Unknown Treasure in Rajasthan: The Bundi Wall-Paintings

Milo C. Beach and Hilde Lauwaert
Rs. 2,995.00
Best Seller

Moments of Mindfulness: Buddhist Offerings

Danielle Follmi and Olivier Föllmi
Rs. 750.00
Best Seller

Moments of Mindfulness: Indian Wisdom

Danielle Follmi and Olivier Föllmi
Rs. 750.00
Best Seller

The Great Empires of Asia

Jim Masselos and Jonathan Fenby
Rs. 699.00

Recently Viewed Products

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience. Learn more

Ok, got it