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Betting on the AfricansJohn F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Betting on the Africans: John F. Kennedy's Courting of African Nationalist Leaders

Philip E. Muehlenbeck

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780195396096
eISBN:
9780199932672
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195396096.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

At the start of his administration, John F. Kennedy launched a personal policy initiative to court African nationalist leaders. This policy was designed to improve US-African relations and ... More

Echoes of MutinyRace, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Echoes of Mutiny: Race, Surveillance, and Indian Anticolonialism in North America

Seema Sohi

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199376247
eISBN:
9780199376278
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199376247.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This book examines the anticolonial movement forged by Indian migrant workers, intellectuals, and students in North America during the early twentieth century and the collaborative efforts of US, ... More

Enlightened AidU.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Enlightened Aid: U.S. Development as Foreign Policy in Ethiopia

Amanda Kay McVety

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199796915
eISBN:
9780199933266
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199796915.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In his 1949 inaugural address, Harry Truman vowed to make the development of the underdeveloped world a central part of America’s national security agenda. This commitment became policy the following ... More

Executing the RosenbergsDeath and Diplomacy in a Cold War World

Executing the Rosenbergs: Death and Diplomacy in a Cold War World

Lori Clune

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190265885
eISBN:
9780190265915
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265885.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

In the summer of 1950, FBI agents arrested Julius Rosenberg and charged him with conspiracy to commit espionage. Specifically the Justice Department accused him of passing—through his ... More

Hearts, Minds, VoicesUS Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World

Hearts, Minds, Voices: US Cold War Public Diplomacy and the Formation of the Third World

Jason C. Parker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190251840
eISBN:
9780190251871
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190251840.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

During the Cold War, the superpowers endeavored to win hearts and minds through what came to be called public diplomacy. Many of the target audiences were on the front lines in Europe. But other, ... More

Holocaust AngstThe Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Holocaust Angst: The Federal Republic of Germany and American Holocaust Memory since the 1970s

Jacob S. Eder

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190237820
eISBN:
9780190237851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190237820.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, World Modern History

This book explores how Germans perceived and reacted to how Americans publicly commemorated the Holocaust. It argues that a network of mostly conservative West German officials and their associates ... More

International Women's YearThe Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

International Women's Year: The Greatest Consciousness-Raising Event in History

Jocelyn Olcott

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780195327687
eISBN:
9780199344833
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195327687.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History, American History: 20th Century

In June 1975, thousands of people converged on Mexico City for the United Nations (UN) conference celebrating International Women’s Year (IWY), the first of four UN women’s conferences that would ... More

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