Roland Elliott Brown

For Roland Elliott Brown's latest contributions to The Japan Times, see below:

Propaganda: artifice by design

Jul 8, 2013

Propaganda: artifice by design

The word “propaganda” derives its modern use from the name of a 17th-century Roman Catholic institution, the Sacra Congregatio de Propaganda Fide, or Sacred Congregation for the Propagation of the Faith. Established during the Thirty Years War (1618-1648, a sectarian conflict that devastated Europe ...