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Civil War along the Potomac

Jeremy Salt

in The Unmaking of the Middle East: A History of Western Disorder in Arab Lands

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520255517
eISBN:
9780520934757
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520255517.003.0008
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter describes the conflict that developed between different branches of the U.S. administration over policy in Palestine in 1948. It explains that similar tensions emerged when President ... More


Introduction

in Behind the Development Banks: Washington Politics, World Poverty, and the Wealth of Nations

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226033648
eISBN:
9780226033679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226033679.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Economy

The World Bank is the leading member of a group of organizations that are officially in the business of realizing the motto “Our dream is a world free of poverty.” The U.S. government is the banks' ... More


The Emergenceof Labor Brokerage: U.S. Colonial Legacies in the Philippines

Robyn Magalit Rodriguez

in Migrants for Export: How the Philippine State Brokers Labor to the World

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816665273
eISBN:
9781452946481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816665273.003.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter recounts the history of labor brokerage in the Philippines. The institutional forerunners for contemporary labor brokerage can be traced to the colonial labor system established by the ... More


“But Now Came Famine and Pestilence”

Barry Riley

in The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The end of the war brought Hoover no relief. Now hunger stalked not only the Allied states and occupied countries but the defeated enemy states as well, plus a number of new countries hatched amid ... More


World War I, the Great Depression, and the Changing Symbolic Value of Black Food Traditions

Jennifer Jensen Wallach

in Every Nation Has Its Dish: Black Bodies and Black Food in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645216
eISBN:
9781469645230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645216.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter demonstrates that the push for voluntary rationing during World War I rendered foods like beef and wheat, which were once of enormous symbolic significance to black food reformers, as ... More


HIV

Joshua M. Sharfstein

in The Public Health Crisis Survival Guide: Leadership and Management in Trying Times

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190697211
eISBN:
9780190697242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190697211.003.0005
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

The emergence of AIDS in the early 1980s caused a profound crisis for federal health agencies, particularly the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). ... More


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