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Accommodating Defeat (1945–1991)

Richard J. Samuels

in Special Duty: A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741586
eISBN:
9781501741593
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741586.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter explores how the accommodation by Japanese leaders to U.S. power and to the public's widespread aversion to security affairs shaped and stunted the Japanese intelligence community during ... More


Principles in Power: Latin America and the Politics of U.S. Human Rights Diplomacy

Vanessa Walker

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501713682
eISBN:
9781501752698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713682.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book explores the relationship between policy makers and nongovernment advocates in Latin America and the U.S. government in order to explain the rise of anti-interventionist human rights ... More


“Sitting on a Volcano”: Black Power in Burnham's Guyana

Kate Quinn

in Black Power in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049090
eISBN:
9780813046693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049090.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter explores the response of Forbes Burnham's People's National Congress (PNC) government to local, regional and international Black Power. It examines the complex relationship between the ... More


Introduction: A Decolonized Empire

Colleen Woods

in Freedom Incorporated: Anticommunism and Philippine Independence in the Age of Decolonization

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749131
eISBN:
9781501749155
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749131.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This introductory chapter discusses how global anticommunism in the Philippines worked to affirm the processes of global decolonization while simultaneously containing challenges to colonial rule. ... More


Imperial Bungalow: Structures of Empire in Richard Harding Davis and Olga Beatriz Torres

William A. Gleason

in Sites Unseen: Architecture, Race, and American Literature

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814732465
eISBN:
9780814733271
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814732465.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter sets Olga Beatriz Torres' Memorias de mi viaje against two widely known texts of transit, revolution, and the buildingscape of empire-Richard Harding Davis' travelogue Three Gringos in ... More


Scripts of Blackness: Race, Cultural Nationalism, and U.S. Colonialism in Puerto Rico

Isar P. Godreau

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038907
eISBN:
9780252096860
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038907.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

The geopolitical influence of the United States informs the processes of racialization in Puerto Rico, including the construction of black places. This book explores how Puerto Rican national ... More


Customary International Law and U.S. Judicial Power: From the Third to the Fourth Restatements

Thomas H. Lee

in The Restatement and Beyond: The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Foreign Relations Law

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
October 2020
ISBN:
9780197533154
eISBN:
9780197534007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780197533154.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Comparative Law

This chapter describes specific points of divergence between the Third and Fourth Restatements of the Foreign Relations Law of the United States regarding how U.S. courts should engage with customary ... More


Zsófia Bán on Richard Ellis

Virginia R. Domínguez and Jane C. Desmond (eds)

in Global Perspectives on the United States: Pro-Americanism, Anti-Americanism, and the Discourses Between

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780252040832
eISBN:
9780252099335
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040832.003.0022
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change

This essay is a response to Richard Ellis’ contribution in Global Perspectives on the United States. Ban argues that Ellis is absolutely correct that “a new kind of approach to USAmerican Studies” is ... More


Pauline Hopkins’s “International Policy”: Cosmopolitan Perspective at the Colored American Magazine

Gretchen Murphy

in Shadowing the White Man's Burden: U.S. Imperialism and the Problem of the Color Line

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814795989
eISBN:
9780814759592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814795989.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter explores the critical debate about Pauline Hopkins' contradictory relationship to imperialism in her work by arguing that her characterization of Reuel Briggs in Africa in the serially ... More


Antisatellite Weapons and the Growing Instability of Deterrence

Benjamin W. Bahney, Jonathan Pearl, and Michael Markey

in Cross-Domain Deterrence: Strategy in an Era of Complexity

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190908645
eISBN:
9780190909604
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190908645.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

During the Cold War, satellite capabilities reinforced nuclear deterrence because the superpowers relied on them to reinforce second-strike stability for nuclear weapons. Antisatellite technology was ... More


The Battle for Syria: International Rivalry in the New Middle East

Christopher Phillips

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780300217179
eISBN:
9780300222173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217179.001.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This book provides an analysis of the crucial but underexplored roles the United States and other nations have played in shaping Syria's ongoing civil war. Most accounts of Syria's brutal, ... More


The Embassy and the Crowd

in Special Relations: The Americanization of Britain?

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804773997
eISBN:
9780804777834
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804773997.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter describes the design of a new American embassy for the west side of Grosvenor Square. Embassy-building itself was a vital American Cold War strategy to cast the image of a newly ... More


Freedom Incorporated: Anticommunism and Philippine Independence in the Age of Decolonization

Colleen Woods

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781501749131
eISBN:
9781501749155
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501749131.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This book demonstrates how anticommunist political projects were critical to the United States' expanding imperial power in the age of decolonization, and how anticommunism was essential to the ... More


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