Mobilizing the home front

war bonds and domestic propaganda
  • 200 Pages
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  • English
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Texas A&M University Press , College Station, TX
StatementJames J. Kimble.
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LC ClassificationsHG
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 200 p. :
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Open LibraryOL22731679M
ISBN 101585444855

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This book is really excellent. Kimble has an excellent handle on American society in the period, did thorough research, and formulated a very convincing "militarization of the home front" thesis.

The book is easy to read and is written chronologically, guiding through all eight war bond by:   Kimble examines the U.S. Treasury’s eight war bond drives that raised over $ billion—the largest single domestic propaganda campaign known to that time.

The campaign enlisted such figures as Judy Garland, Norman Rockwell, Irving Berlin, and Donald Duck to cultivate national morale and convince Americans to buy war bonds.

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Read this book on Questia. "In Mobilizing the Home Front, James J. Kimble marshals archival documents, public appeals, and a wealth of internal memoranda, reports, and surveys to offer a new understanding of the government's eight war bond drives and the psyche of the nation at war.

Mobilizing the Home Front is a perceptive account of the way the campaigns selling savings bonds bolstered morale in the United States during World War II. James J.

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Kimble, an assistant professor of communication at Seton Hall University, compellingly argues that even though American leaders were reluctant to engage in an aggressive propaganda campaign at home, they managed to Author: Allan M.

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this time the United States was not involved in the war. However, it did agree to provide the Allies with weapons and other.

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After reading and loving Night Road I gained confidence in Hannah's writing, though/5. Mobilizing the Home Front Kimble, James J. Published by Texas A&M University Press Kimble, James J. Mobilizing the Home Front: War Bonds and Domestic by: Books shelved as wwii-home-front: Jambusters: The Women's Institute at War by Julie Summers, The American Agent by Jacqueline Winspear, The War.

Britain had a highly successful record of mobilizing the home front for the war effort, in terms of mobilizing the greatest proportion of potential workers, maximizing output, assigning the right skills to the right task, and maintaining the morale and spirit of the people.

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Learn home front chapter 16 with free interactive flashcards. Choose from different sets of home front chapter 16 flashcards on Quizlet. American women in World War II became involved in many tasks they rarely had before; as the war involved global conflict on an unprecedented scale, the absolute urgency of mobilizing the entire population made the expansion of the role of women inevitable.

Their services were recruited through a variety of methods, including posters and other print advertising, as well as popular songs. The mobilization of the Home Front was a cooperative effort between SFA and Nacogdoches.

Faculty and student teamwork was forthcoming because these elements felt a part of the community; and as a result, they were willing to contribute time and effort to the Home Front. Home Front, from bestselling author Kristin Hannah, is a heart-wrenching portrayal of a mother and wife returning from war to face family life that's forever changed.

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16 terms. 20 terms. Mobilizing for Defense - 12 terms. Ch Mobilization on the Home Front. OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR. 10 terms. FR B - Quiz 1 Vocab Definitions. World War II on the Home Front: NATIONAL STANDARDS The lesson addresses Standard V of the National Standards for Civics and Government: StudentS Should be able to: • Identify personal and civic responsibilities and explain their importance.

• Explain the meaning of civic responsibilities as distinguished from personal Size: 4MB. Mobilizing America is a worthy work of scholarship. Gracefully written and based on Patterson's papers in the Library of Congress and scores of interviews, it deftly examines Patterson's style and numerous issues of wartime policy and reminds us that a 'purposeful' individual can make a difference in a vast national endeavor."Price: $ THINKING LIKE A HISTORIAN: Mobilizing the Home Front (p.

) The U.S. Office of War Information (OWI) promoted everything from food rationing to car-pooling during World War II, and the U.S. Treasury encouraged millions of Americans to buy war bonds.

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Take a close look at propaganda cartoons and other primary sources to analyze how young Americans were mobilized for the War.

This lesson plan (which includes background information and full-color primary sources) was produced to accompany the exhibition The Price of Freedom: Americans at War, by the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History. World War I proved to be an intensely profitable time for Bethlehem Steel, turning the company into one of the largest in the world.

During this period, Bethlehem Steel supplied the Allies with artillery and took a $ million order from Britain that was the largest in the company’s history to that point.

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The Victory Home: World War II Home Front Reference Library - Browse this excellent collection of World War II home front links. The War Garden Victorious by Charles Lathrop Pack - This e-book was copyrighted in by the National War Garden Commission and provides extensive information about the origin of war gardens.

—quoted in Home Front, U.S.A. Before the fourth day was up, 25, amazed spectators watched as Hull slid into the water. How could such a ship be built so fast.

Kaiser used prefabri-cated, or factory-made, parts that could be quickly assembled at his shipyards. Equally important were his workers, who worked at record speeds. And tonight we’re going to talk about World War II Home Front Posters and about the home front more generally.

What I am going to try to suggest to you tonight is that World War II Home Front Posters were important in making every citizen a solider and connecting Americans to the war effort, and that was the goal of these posters.This book is the definitive account, by an unparalleled expert, of how financial warfare has taken pride of place in American foreign policy and how America's competitors and enemies are now learning to use this type of power themselves.Section 1: Mobilizing the Home Front The Home Front CHAPTER AMERICAN ODYSSEY: Chapter 16 D.

To pay for the war, Congress passed the Revenue Act ofwhich raised corporate taxes and levied an income tax on nearly all Americans. The government also financed the war by .