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The Beginning of the Cold War and the Promotion of Economic Development, 1946–59

Rachel M. McCleary

in Global Compassion: Private Voluntary Organizations and U.S. Foreign Policy Since 1939

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195371178
eISBN:
9780199870592
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371178.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter analyzes how PVOs worked with the military and the U.N. Relief and Rehabilitation Administration (UNRRA) in postwar relief and reconstruction efforts. The tension between becoming ... More


The Political History of American Food Aid: An Uneasy Benevolence

Barry Riley

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780190228873
eISBN:
9780190228903
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190228873.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This book discusses the 220-year history of the political and humanitarian uses of American food as a tool of both foreign and domestic policy. During these years, food aid has been used as a weapon ... More


Tracing Services

Jenny Edkins

in Missing: Persons and Politics

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450297
eISBN:
9780801462795
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450297.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter examines the official and unofficial tracing services that were set up in Europe in the aftermath of World War II as well as the tensions and disagreements that the demand to trace the ... More


Surviving Voices and the Search for Europe

J. E. Smyth

in Fred Zinnemann and the Cinema of Resistance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781617039645
eISBN:
9781626740136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617039645.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter covers Zinnemann's intense personal involvement in a European production about child Holocaust survivors. Zinnemann abandoned a safe Hollywood career to be the first filmmaker allowed ... More


The Impact of World War, 1941–1945

Lawrence S. Kaplan

in The Conversion of Senator Arthur H. Vandenberg: From Isolation to International Engagement

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813160559
eISBN:
9780813165493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813160559.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter discusses the impact that World War II had on Vandenberg’s political philosophies. He realized that, when the war ended, some form of international cooperation would be inevitable. ... More


Made in the USA, 1940–1943

Patricia Clavin

in Securing the World Economy: The Reinvention of the League of Nations, 1920-1946

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199577934
eISBN:
9780191744211
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199577934.003.0009
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Economic History

In September 1940, the League of Nations established a Mission at the Institute of Advanced Study in Princeton. While colleagues back in Geneva were isolated, the Princeton Mission served as a hub of ... More


The Birth, Short Life, and Early Death of the UNRRA

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/9780190228873.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration was an international organization created during the war by the governments of the United States, Britain and Canada to provide emergency ... More


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