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Homeownership as Investment

Nancy H. Kwak

in A World of Homeowners: American Power and the Politics of Housing Aid

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226282350
eISBN:
9780226282497
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226282497.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In Latin America, US private interests played a large role in moving housing aid away from support for improved low-income housing, to an emphasis on low-cost housing from the 1960s to the 1990s. By ... More


Diplomatic Deliverables

Christina Luke

in A Pearl in Peril: Heritage and Diplomacy in Turkey

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190498870
eISBN:
9780190498894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190498870.003.0005
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

US assistance programs under the 1954 Agricultural Trade and Assistance Act (Public Law 480) put excess currency toward archaeology. “Winning hearts and minds” included the preservation and ... More


Freedom to Farm: Prosperity, Security, and “the Farm Problem” in the 1950s

Bryan L. McDonald

in Food Power: The Rise and Fall of the Postwar American Food System

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190600686
eISBN:
9780190600716
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190600686.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Chapter 3 considers efforts to shape farm policy to preserve small-scale farming and eliminate surpluses even as the beginning of the modern agricultural revolution produced historic and ... More


Nasser’s Cage

Asher Orkaby

in Beyond the Arab Cold War: The International History of the Yemen Civil War, 1962-68

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780190618445
eISBN:
9780190618476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190618445.003.0006
Subject:
History, Middle East History, World Modern History

The 1964 Arab Summit and subsequent Egyptian-Saudi agreements appeared to mark the end of Egypt’s military adventure in Yemen. In 1965, however, Nasser reneged on his commitment to withdraw, ... More


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