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The Emerging Independence of the UNHCR Under Auguste Lindt

Gil Loescher

in The UNHCR and World Politics: A Perilous Path

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199246915
eISBN:
9780191599781
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199246912.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Two political events at the centre of world politics in the mid‐ to late‐1950s—the Hungarian Revolution and the subsequent intervention by the USSR and the Algerian War of National Independence ... More


The Art of Peacemaking: Political Essays by István Bibó

István Bibó

Iván Z. Dénes (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780300203783
eISBN:
9780300210262
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300203783.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

István Bibó (1911–1979) was a Hungarian lawyer, political thinker, prolific essayist, and minister of state for the Hungarian national government during the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. This ... More


The Demise of the ‘Red Menace’

Marc Mulholland

in Bourgeois Liberty and the Politics of Fear: From Absolutism to Neo-Conservatism

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653577
eISBN:
9780191744594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653577.003.0015
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Ideas

The Communist States rested upon worker acquiescence as the most solid social base of assent. However, as they developed economically, it became imperative to promote the interests of the technical ... More


Growing Up, Film School and 1956

John Cunningham

in The Cinema of István Szabó: Visions of Europe

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231171991
eISBN:
9780231850704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171991.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes Hungarian director István Szabó's early years, his enrollment in a film school, and how the 1956 Hungarian Revolution affected his life and career trajectory. Szabó's childhood ... More


Reluctant Chieftains: The Ascendance of the American Committee for Liberation from Bolshevism

Benjamin Tromly

in Cold War Exiles and the CIA: Plotting to Free Russia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198840404
eISBN:
9780191875984
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198840404.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Political History

Chapter 6 examines the transformation of CIA propaganda operations involving Amcomlib and Russian exiles. In the mid-1950s, after negotiations to create an exile united front had fallen apart, the ... More


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