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Blind Eyes and Willful Ignorance: U.S. Foreign Policy, Media, and Foreign Evangelicals

Virginia Garrard‐Burnett

in Terror in the Land of the Holy Spirit: Guatemala Under General Efrain Rios Montt, 1982-1983

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780195379648
eISBN:
9780199869176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195379648.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter uses newly declassified documents to examine how the U.S. Embassy in Guatemala turned a blind eye to the excesses of the Ríos Montt regime in order to help advance U.S. strategic goals ... More


The Board of Appellate Review

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Following the U.S. Supreme Court rulings and the ensuing legislative changes, the U.S. Department of State established the Board of Appellate Review to oversee the department’s expatriation ... More


Consular Dilemmas

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents the initial practical dilemmas that led the U.S. Department of State to adopt a policy of exclusive nationality. Letters and circulars exchanged between Washington and U.S. ... More


7 The Board of Appellate Review

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0008
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

Following the U.S. Supreme Court rulings and the ensuing legislative changes, the U.S. Department of State established the Board of Appellate Review to oversee the department’s expatriation ... More


Losing Vietnam: How America Abandoned Southeast Asia

Ira A. Hunt, Jr.

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780813142081
eISBN:
9780813142449
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142081.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book chronicles the efforts of U.S. military and State Department officials after the official ceasefire in Vietnam who argued that severe congressional budget reductions would lead to the ... More


Twenty-One. International Man of Music

Steve Swayne

in Orpheus in Manhattan: William Schuman and the Shaping of America's Musical Life

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195388527
eISBN:
9780199894345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195388527.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American, History, Western

Schuman's activities with the U.S. State Department are explored in this chapter. The national and international profile of the Juilliard School of Music had grown considerably in part because of the ... More


National Law, Transnational Justice?

Susanna Rankin Bohme

in Toxic Injustice: A Transnational History of Exposure and Struggle

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780520278981
eISBN:
9780520959811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520278981.003.0007
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Beginning in 1999, DBCP-affected Nicaraguans organized a national movement for the passage of a law that would counter U.S. defendants’ forum non conveniens strategy by facilitating DBCP cases in ... More


A Clearer Picture of this Country: Trailer Camping to Discover America

Terence Young

in Heading Out: A History of American Camping

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780801454028
eISBN:
9781501712838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454028.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter analyzes the development and use of camping trailers, particularly the history of Airstream trailers and the company's colourful founder, Wally Byam. Byam initially came to Southern ... More


“Melting Like Snow”

Gholam R. Afkhami

in The Life and Times of the Shah

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520253285
eISBN:
9780520942165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520253285.003.0022
Subject:
History, Middle East History

By mid-November 1978, most experts at the U. S. Department of State had come to believe that the United States should be bracing for a post-shah Iran. The Iranian generals' view of their relationship ... More


5 Consular Dilemmas

Ben Herzog

in Revoking Citizenship: Expatriation in America from the Colonial Era to the War on Terror

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780814760383
eISBN:
9780814770962
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814760383.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration

This chapter presents the initial practical dilemmas that led the U.S. Department of State to adopt a policy of exclusive nationality. Letters and circulars exchanged between Washington and U.S. ... More


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