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Cuba’s International Disaster Responses: From 1960s Chile to the 2005 Henry Reeve Brigade

John M. Kirk

in Healthcare Without Borders: Understanding Cuban Medical Internationalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813061054
eISBN:
9780813051338
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061054.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Cuba’s record in responding to natural disasters and emergencies is examined, from 1960 to the present. The formation of the specially trained Henry Reeve Brigade when Hurricane Katrina hit in 2005 ... More


War and the Health of the State: The U.S. Government and the Communications Revolution during World War I

Andrew L. Johns and Kenneth Osgood (eds)

in Selling War in a Media Age: The Presidency and Public Opinion in the American Century

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034669
eISBN:
9780813038742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034669.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores how Woodrow Wilson helped transform methods of governance and establish precedents for dealing with perceived national emergencies during the rest of the twentieth century and ... More


Conclusion “What Revolution?!”

Mériam N. Belli

in An Incurable Past: Nasser's Egypt Then and Now

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813044040
eISBN:
9780813046235
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044040.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

The conclusion argues that the legacy of the Nasser years is ambivalent and contradictory. On the one hand, the Free Officers promised equality and social justice while, on the other, the political ... More


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