The Science of Coercion: Communication Research & Psychological Warfare, 1945-1960

Simpson, Christopher

Original publication date: 1970
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Publication status: Public domain

The Science of Coercion documents how various US agencies applied the social sciences  to operations involving torture, interrogation and large propaganda campaigns that helped the elites manage the perceptions and behaviors of ordinary people. It reveals the impact of financial sponsorship by intelligence agencies on academia.


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