The article addresses US perceptions of subsidized pro-Soviet books and periodicals in India in the 1950s and the way that pro-US book programs, intended to counter the Soviet initiative, imagined that they might help to strengthen the hold of liberal capitalist democracy in the face of the threat of Soviet influence.

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Keywords Book history, Cold War, Cultural diplomacy, Propaganda
Persistent URL dx.doi.org/10.3138/utq.84.4.12
Journal University of Toronto Quarterly
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Brouillette, S. (2015). US-Soviet Antagonism and the "indirect Propaganda" of Book Schemes in India in the 1950s. University of Toronto Quarterly (Vol. 84, pp. 170–188). doi:10.3138/utq.84.4.12