By Giles Scott-Smith,Charlotte A. Lerg

This publication explores the lasting legacy of the debatable undertaking by means of the Congress for Cultural Freedom, funded via the CIA, to advertise Western tradition and liberal values within the conflict of principles with international Communism throughout the chilly struggle.  One of an important components of this crusade was once a sequence of journals released all over the world: Encounter, Preuves, Quest, Mundo Nuevo, and so forth, regarding some of the most famed intellectuals to advertise an international highbrow group. a few of them, akin to Minerva and China Quarterly, are nonetheless going to this present day. This examine examines while and why those journals have been based, who ran them, and the way we should always comprehend their cultural message with regards to the key customer that paid the bills.

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