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Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Benjamin A. Cowan

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book argues that Cold War struggles against “subversion” must be understood in cultural terms, as a reaction to the consequences—both real and perceived—of modernization. Inscribing Brazil’s ... More


Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

James Zeigler

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

A cultural rhetoric study of how the discourse of anticommunism has influenced the politics of race in the United States, this book observes that the Cold War Red Scare contributed to the end of ... More


No More Cubas: The Dominican Republic Intervention

Thomas Tunstall Allcock

in Thomas C. Mann: President Johnson, the Cold War, and the Restructuring of Latin American Foreign Policy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813176154
eISBN:
9780813176185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176154.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The majority of this chapter is dedicated to exploring the most controversial and destructive incident of Johnson’s management of Latin American policy, the intervention in the Dominican Republic in ... More


Winning Our Freedoms Together: African Americans and Apartheid, 1945-1960

Nicholas Grant

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781469635286
eISBN:
9781469635293
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469635286.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In this transnational account of black protest, Nicholas Grant examines how African Americans engaged with, supported, and were inspired by the South African anti-apartheid movement. Bringing black ... More


The Farms Race Begins

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explains the conceptual outlines and historical roots of the Cold War Farms Race. Openly violent notions of the anticommunist power of American agriculture and food distribution emerged, ... More


Supermercado USA

Shane Hamilton

in Supermarket USA: Food and Power in the Cold War Farms Race

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780300232691
eISBN:
9780300240849
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300232691.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter focuses on the first formal effort to use American-style supermarkets as anticommunist weapons. In 1947, Nelson A. Rockefeller launched a for-profit development corporation with the ... More


Crucible of Liberalism: Frank Graham and the 1950 Senate Race

Julian M. Pleasants

in The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott: The Squire from Haw River

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146775
eISBN:
9780813156064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146775.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

In 1950, the newly chosen US senator, Frank P. Graham, ran to be elected for a full term in the Senate. Although Graham had no experience in politics and refused to run a traditional campaign, his ... More


Blacks, Reds, White

Jenny Woodley

in Art for Equality: The NAACPs Cultural Campaign for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813145167
eISBN:
9780813145471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813145167.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter considers the NAACP and culture in the postwar era, with a focus on film and television. In the years immediately after the war, Walter White's plan for a Hollywood Bureau caused ... More


Only for the Cause of the Pátria: The Frustrations of Interwar Moralism

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter One explores the heritage of right-wing activism across the twentieth century, beginning in the 1910s and continuing through the presidency (1930-1937) and dictatorship (1937-1945) of Getúlio ... More


Brazil Counts on Its Sons for Redemption: Moral, Civic, and Countersubversive Education

Benjamin A. Cowan

in Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627502
eISBN:
9781469627526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627502.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter Six investigates the impact of moralistic countersubversion in a more public arena: rightists’ push to mandate Moral and Civic Education as a broad counterattack designed to reach each and ... More


Introduction

Andrew Feffer

in Bad Faith: Teachers, Liberalism, and the Origins of McCarthyism

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780823281169
eISBN:
9780823285969
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823281169.003.0001
Subject:
History, Social History

Bad Faith was conceived as a basic history of the Coudert inquisition, grounded in a systematic reading of the committee’s records, but also focuses on what that history reveals about the ... More


Cold War Civil Rights and Cultural Rhetoric Studies

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter argues for the value of cultural rhetoric studies to examine the influence of anticommunism on the civil rights movement. Drawn from Steven Mailloux’s rhetorical formulation of ... More


Writing Congress: The Appeal of C. L. R. James’s American Studies

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines Marxist C.L.R. James’s writings on Melville with a focus on the book he composed while detained on Ellis Island under the McCarran-Walter Act’s classification of alien ... More


Black Is Red All Over Again: President Obama’s Father Figure Frank Marshall Davis

James Zeigler

in Red Scare Racism and Cold War Black Radicalism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781496802385
eISBN:
9781496802439
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496802385.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The fourth chapter returns to the topic of Frank Marshall Davis’s alleged influence on President Obama, detailing the attention given to Davis’s appearance in the memoir Dreams from My Father. ... More


J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, and the Religious Cold War

Dianne Kirby

in FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520287273
eISBN:
9780520962422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287273.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Despite Hoover's efforts to develop an alliance with the American Catholic Church, other Christian communities came under suspicion during the Cold War. This chapter by Dianne Kirby examines the ... More


The FBI and the Catholic Church

Regin Schmidt

in FBI and Religion: Faith and National Security before and after 9/11

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780520287273
eISBN:
9780520962422
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520287273.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The relationship between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Catholic Church was complex and changed over time. It is well-known that the bureau and the hierarchy of the church cooperated and ... More


The Cold War Descends

Lindsey R. Swindall

in The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049922
eISBN:
9780813050386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049922.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

An analysis of the Freedom Train exhibit that travelled throughout the country in the immediate postwar years opens chapter three. The documents that publicly portrayed the idea of freedom in the ... More


Cold War Consequences: The Council on African Affairs in Decline, 1950–1955

Lindsey R. Swindall

in The Path to the Greater, Freer, Truer World: Southern Civil Rights and Anticolonialism, 1937-1955

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780813049922
eISBN:
9780813050386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049922.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The final chapter considers consequences of the Cold War climate while tracing the decline of the Council on Affairs during the early 1950s. By this time, the group has lost members, can no longer ... More


Red-Hunting and Internal Security: Conflict in the Age of Consensus

Alex Goodall

in The Liberal Consensus Reconsidered: American Politics and Society in the Postwar Era

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813054261
eISBN:
9780813053233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813054261.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the linkage between the liberal consensus and coercive projects of political control, assessing why most Americans remained wedded to the ideal of consensus despite evidence of ... More


Harry Bridges’s Australia, Australia’s Harry Bridges

Robert Cherny

in Frontiers of Labor: Comparative Histories of the United States and Australia

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780252041839
eISBN:
9780252050503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041839.003.0017
Subject:
History, Economic History

Harry Bridges, longtime leader of the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU, representing Pacific Coast workers), was born in Australia in 1901 and came to the United States in 1920. ... More


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