The Rise and Primacy of War Propaganda
World War I saw an unprecedented rise in propaganda. Industrial developments meant the war’s outcome depended not only on military performance, but also on capital and weapons production. Therefore, agencies such as the Canadian Wartime Information Board and the U.S. Office of War Information sought to rouse citizens back home to work for their country. Since then, through information and ideology, propaganda has bridged the gap between individual and state. Imagine you lived in the midst of war. Would you perceive these items differently?