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Worlds of Color

Dohra Ahmad

in Landscapes of Hope: Anti-Colonial Utopianism in America

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195332766
eISBN:
9780199868124
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195332766.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter analyzes the utopian fiction of Pauline Hopkins and W. E. B. Du Bois. In response to a long-standing problem with emplacement, both authors use their fiction to manufacture idealized ... More


From Geneva to Bandung

Gregg A. Brazinsky

in Winning the Third World: Sino-American Rivalry during the Cold War

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631707
eISBN:
9781469631721
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631707.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Modern History

During the aftermath of the Korean War, the PRC continued seeking to strengthen its status in Asia, especially among other post-colonial states, but it hoped to do so in a more peaceful atmosphere ... More


Mecca of Impatience and Anxiety: Globalizations and the Third World Order

Jeffrey James Byrne

in Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199899142
eISBN:
9780190498979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899142.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the Third World’s efforts to resist two competing forms of globalization—Western and communist—that threaten to subvert postcolonial nation-state projects. Algiers was the ... More


The Bandung Era

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Following Stalin’s death, differences developed between Moscow and Beijing over the appropriate level of de-Stalinization. Mao welcomed a period of peace to concentrate on socialist ... More


Diplomatic Complexities

Nancy Bernkopf Tucker

in The China Threat: Memories, Myths, and Realities in the 1950s

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231159241
eISBN:
9780231528191
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231159241.003.0007
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter examines the nonmilitary remedies sought by Dwight D. Eisenhower to address the deteriorating state of U.S.-China relations. Diplomacy did not come easily after China began its artillery ... More


Method Men: The Praxis of Anticolonial Resistance

Jeffrey James Byrne

in Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199899142
eISBN:
9780190498979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899142.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the evolution of the Algerian nationalist movement in a global context from World War I to 1958–1959, or the midpoint of the Algerian War of Independence, 1954–1962. It argues ... More


Introduction

Jeffrey James Byrne

in Mecca of Revolution: Algeria, Decolonization, and the Third World Order

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780199899142
eISBN:
9780190498979
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199899142.003.0001
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

This introductory chapter shows that Third World internationalism was the globalist manifestation of postcolonial optimism and that the early to mid-1960s was an era of seemingly limitless ... More


Rhetoric and Routine: The Last Vestiges of Western Dominance

Mary Ann Heiss

in Fulfilling the Sacred Trust: The UN Campaign for International Accountability for Dependent Territories in the Era of Decolonization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752704
eISBN:
9781501752728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752704.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter looks at the Committee on Information's second three-year term from 1953 to 1955, which marks the temporal parameters on its previous term from 1950 to 1952. It examines the presidential ... More


US and Indian Policies in Direct Conflict, Part II: India’s “Area of Peace” as a Strategy to Contain US Intervention in Indo-China and Southeast Asia

Francine R. Frankel

in When Nehru Looked East: Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780190064341
eISBN:
9780190064372
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190064341.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

India asserted its influence at the Geneva Conference through the informal participation of Krishna Menon in behind-the-scenes discussions. The Geneva settlement reduced fears among smaller powers ... More


“Time for Further Maneuvers” (1955)

William J. Rust

in Eisenhower and Cambodia: Diplomacy, Covert Action, and the Origins of the Second Indochina War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780813167428
eISBN:
9780813167435
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167428.003.0003
Subject:
History, Political History

A major topic in this chapter is India’s relations with Cambodia in 1955. India chaired the International Commission for Supervision and Control (ICC), a politically balanced group established in ... More


Seeking Order and Stability

William O. Walker III

in The Rise and Decline of the American Century

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781501726132
eISBN:
9781501726149
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501726132.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines how the Eisenhower administration sought to bring stability to a changing world. Global containment remained at the heart of grand strategy, focusing on developments in the ... More


“If You Want Peace, Prepare for War”

Petra Goedde

in The Politics of Peace: A Global Cold War History

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780195370836
eISBN:
9780190936136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195370836.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Political History

The first chapter of The Politics of Peace provides an analysis of peace within the context of the diplomatic relationship between East and West. Between the late 1940s and early 1960s, both sides in ... More


The Colonial Argument

Arvind Sharma

in Are Human Rights Western?: A Contribution to the Dialogue of Civilizations

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2012
ISBN:
9780195679489
eISBN:
9780199081714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195679489.003.0026
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter examines the colonial argument for the claim that human rights are Western. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights has been labelled or at least treated by some as Western on account ... More


Battling the Reds

Lisa E. Davenport

in Jazz Diplomacy: Promoting America in the Cold War Era

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604732689
eISBN:
9781604733440
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604732689.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter examines the pivotal Cold War events that prompted America to redirect its approach to battling the “Reds” in the mid-1950s, including the Geneva Summit, the Bandung Conference, the ... More


The International Minimum: Creativity and Contradiction in Japan's Global Engagement, 1933-1964

Jessamyn R. Abel

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824841072
eISBN:
9780824868086
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824841072.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

For most of the twentieth century, a rhetoric of international cooperation for peace and stability persisted as the lingua franca of foreign relations in Japan and around the world, even during the ... More


Engineering the human soul in 1950s Indonesia and Singapore

Simon Soon (ed.)

in Art, Global Maoism and the Chinese Cultural Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781526117465
eISBN:
9781526150486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526117472.00008
Subject:
Art, Art History

Simon Soon’s chapter discusses the development of leftist art discourses in Singapore and Indonesia by examining a selection of manifestos and texts alongside artworks. Close readings unearth oblique ... More


Colored and White Atoms

Jacob Darwin Hamblin

in The Wretched Atom: America's Global Gamble with Peaceful Nuclear Technology

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
April 2021
ISBN:
9780197526903
eISBN:
9780197526934
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197526903.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History, World Modern History

As with its overall foreign policy, the United States framed its atomic energy offerings as part of the global struggle between the “free world” and the communists, a division that masked the firm US ... More


“The New Home of Men”: Modern Americana Goes to Asia and the Middle East

Victoria Phillips

in Martha Graham's Cold War: The Dance of American Diplomacy

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190610364
eISBN:
9780190610395
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190610364.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Dance

While Eisenhower had called Japan the “mega-domino” in his domino theory, Graham’s tour locations also addressed concerns about the Bandung Conference in Indonesia that brought together nonaligned ... More


Dag Hammarskjöld, The Cold War, Development and Africa

Henning Melber

in Dag Hammarskjöld, the United Nations and the Decolonisation of Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190087562
eISBN:
9780190099596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190087562.003.0005
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter opens with an overview of how the Cold War entered Africa and its impact on the UN Member States as well as the colonized countries seeking self-determination. It introduces the UN ... More


Laboratory lives

Upamanyu Pablo Mukherjee

in Final Frontiers: Science Fiction and Techno-Science in Non-Aligned India

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781789620283
eISBN:
9781789629699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620283.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

The first chapter examines the representation of scientific laboratories in Indian science fiction of the non-aligned era. Such laboratories were seen as key sites for an acceleration of national ... More


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