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Moving Beyond the Cold War: The Johnson Administration, Bridge-Building, and Détente

Thomas A. Schwartz

in Beyond the Cold War: Lyndon Johnson and the New Global Challenges of the 1960s

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199790692
eISBN:
9780199395521
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199790692.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Political History

This chapter argues that the Johnson administration sought an accommodation with the Soviet Union based on the recognition of Soviet dominance in Eastern Europe. Such an accommodation would allow ... More


From the Russian Pale to the Lower East Side: The Cultural Roots of Four Jewish Women’s Radicalism

Annelise Orleck

in Common Sense and a Little Fire: Women and WoOrleck, Anneliserking-Class Politics in the United States, 1900-1965

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469635910
eISBN:
9781469635934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635910.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter traces the roots of East European Jewish women’s Socialism, feminism and labor radicalism in the Eastern European towns and cities where they were born during the late 19th century. It ... More


The Free World

Doug Rossinow

in The Reagan Era: A History of the 1980s

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231169882
eISBN:
9780231538657
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231169882.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on Washington’s foreign policy with the end of the Cold War. At the end of the 1980s, the United States became the world’s one and only superpower. America’s preeminence resulted ... More


Conclusion: Toward McCarthy

Alex Goodall

in Loyalty and Liberty: American Countersubversion from World War I to the McCarthy Era

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038037
eISBN:
9780252095313
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038037.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This concluding chapter talks about how after Franklin Delano Roosevelt's death, there was political unrest. Roosevelt had presided over a transformation in the American state more far reaching than ... More


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