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The Rockefeller Years, 1964 to Spring 1968

Renée Levine Packer

in This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.003.0003
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This chapter describes the series of coincidences that led to the creation of the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts; assembling the first group of Creative Associates by Lukas Foss and the ... More


Organized Rescue Operations in Europe and the United States, 1933–1945

Tibor Frank

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

After Adolf Hitler came to power in Germany in January 1933, organized rescue operations in both Europe and the United States were put in place to save European intellectuals before or after their ... More


This Life of Sounds: Evenings for New Music in Buffalo

Renee Levine Packer

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199730773
eISBN:
9780199863532
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199730773.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Popular, History, American

This book portrays an important and previously unexplored corner of the history of new music in America: the Center of the Creative and Performing Arts in the State University of New York at Buffalo. ... More


“Sanitary Makeshifts” and the Perpetuation of Health Stratification in Indonesia

Eric A. Stein

in Anthropology and Public Health: Bridging Differences in Culture and Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195374643
eISBN:
9780199865390
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374643.003.0020
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter examines the economic, ethical, and cultural complexities of health policies that emphasize “cost-effectiveness” at the expense of creating stable health infrastructure. Drawing on ... More


The Demise of Internationalism

Paul Julian Weindling

in Epidemics and Genocide in Eastern Europe, 1890–1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206910
eISBN:
9780191677373
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206910.003.0035
Subject:
History, European Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Realizing the dangers of an international conflagration, medical scientists sought to offset this by cooperating internationally in identifying strains of bacteria and other microbial pathogens, and ... More


Rockefeller Rural Development: From the US Cotton Belt to Mexico

Tore C. Olsson

in Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Rockefeller philanthropies' winding road into Mexico, beginning at the dawn of the twentieth century and culminating in the establishment of the Mexican Agricultural Program ... More


The International Construction of Yellow Fever

Heather Bell

in Frontiers of Medicine in the Anglo-Egyptian Sudan, 1899–1940

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198207498
eISBN:
9780191677694
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198207498.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter highlights a new and important international dimension to medical research and disease control in Africa, born of the very specific conditions of the inter-war period. The linking of ... More


“The Hidden Hand”: Remapping Indian Nurse Immigration to the United States

Sujani Reddy

in The Sun Never Sets: South Asian Migrants in an Age of U.S. Power

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814786437
eISBN:
9780814786451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814786437.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores the relationship between the transnational transfer of power within Indian nursing and the beginning of Indian nurses' immigration to the United States. It considers the role ... More


Reconstructing the Imperial Nation

Sujani K. Reddy

in Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625072
eISBN:
9781469625096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625072.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter begins by introducing missionary "woman's work for woman" in the U.S. South and the way it laid a foundation for the philanthropic work of the Rockefeller Foundation. It then details the ... More


Remaking Mother India

Sujani K. Reddy

in Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625072
eISBN:
9781469625096
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625072.003.0005
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

This chapter opens with the controversies following publication of U.S. journalist Katherine Mayo's Mother India. While Mayo's reincarnation of the colonial "woman question" ultimately backfired in ... More


American Foundation Leaders

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter introduces the American foundations, which are blocs of private and state elites cohered by a long-term globalist project, while working under the guise of four core democratic ... More


The Officer’s Three Names: The Formal, Familiar, and Bureaucratic in the Transnational History of Scientific Fellowships

Michael J. Barany

in How Knowledge Moves: Writing the Transnational History of Science and Technology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780226605852
eISBN:
9780226606040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226606040.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter uses Rockefeller Foundation fellowship files and related documentation for mathematicians in Latin America (especially Uruguayan communist José Luis Massera) to examine the multifarious ... More


Green Revolutions: US Regionalism and the Mexican Agricultural Program

Tore C. Olsson

in Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the US and Mexican Countryside

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691165202
eISBN:
9781400888054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691165202.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the first decade of the Rockefeller Foundation's Mexican Agricultural Program along three avenues. First, it explores the tempestuous political atmosphere of early 1940s' Mexico ... More


Yellow fever vaccine in Brazil: fighting a tropical scourge, modernising the nation

Jaime Benchimol

in The Politics of Vaccination: A Global History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781526110886
eISBN:
9781526124272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526110886.003.0008
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows how successive yellow fever vaccines, conceived as complex sociotechnical constructs, have been involved in the construction of the Brazilian nation state. Three distinct periods ... More


Class, Cosmopolitanism, and Division

David Goodman

in Radio's Civic Ambition: American Broadcasting and Democracy in the 1930s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195394085
eISBN:
9780199894383
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195394085.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western, Popular

Radio was a nationalizing and cosmopolitan force that brought Americans together in unprecedented national and international simultaneity. But it was also for those very reasons the site of a ... More


Image and the Imaginary in Early Health Education: Wilbur Augustus Sawyer and the Hookworm Campaigns of Australia and Asia

Lenore Manderson

in Imagining Illness: Public Health and Visual Culture

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816648221
eISBN:
9781452945958
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816648221.003.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the use of imagery in the hookworm campaigns of the Rockefeller Foundation’s International Health Board (IHB) in Australia and South and Southeast Asia. Drawing upon the ... More


Capturing Cholera, And Epistemic Authority, In The Laboratory

Owen Whooley

in Knowledge in the Time of Cholera: The Struggle over American Medicine in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226017464
eISBN:
9780226017778
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226017778.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter discusses the efforts to integrate laboratory analysis into public health as part of a new strategy to eliminate cholera. Bacterial reformers changed the organizational infrastructure of ... More


Promoting Americanism, Combating Anti-Americanism, and Developing a Cold War American Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the proliferation of studies programs that promote Americanism among European elites. At the turn of the Cold War period, the Carnegie Corporation, which was particularly ... More


Nursing and Empire: Gendered Labor and Migration from India to the United States

Reddy: Nursing and Empire

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469625072
eISBN:
9781469625096
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469625072.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Nursing and Empire draws on archival research and life history interviews to focus on the migration and settlement of the Indian nurses who formed the first female dominated migration pattern from ... More


Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie in Nigeria and the African Studies Network

Inderjeet Parmar

in Foundations of the American Century: The Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller Foundations in the Rise of American Power

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146296
eISBN:
9780231517935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146296.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores the philanthropic interventions of the Carnegie Corporation, the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Ford Foundation in Nigeria. These American foundations in the 1950s had thought ... More


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