Contemporary Politics, Rhetoric and Discourse

Contemporary Politics, Rhetoric and Discourse

by Kenneth W. Thompson (Editor)


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This volume examines the rhetoric of contemporary politics and statesmanship. It discusses television, changing value systems, and other forces which influence the national and international politics of the late twentieth century. Topics include the role of rhetoric in the media, liberalism and conservatism, national defense, and intelligence work, as well as the rhetoric and reality of presidential and international politics.

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ISBN-13: 9780819170316
Publisher: University Press of America
Publication date: 11/01/1988
Series: Exxon Education Foundation Series on Rhetoric and Political Discourse
Pages: 274

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