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The Western Hemisphere: The Alliance for Progress, Cuba and the Dominican Republic

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter examines several aspects of American policy in the Western Hemisphere. It explores Johnson's involvement in the Alliance for Progress, a US-sponsored body set up by John F. Kennedy in ... More


The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Jonathan Colman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Drawing on recently declassified documents as well as some of the latest published research, this book provides a fresh general account of President Johnson's handling of US foreign relations. It ... More


Migratory Birds and Pathogen Movement

John H. Rappole

in The Avian Migrant: The Biology of Bird Migration

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231146784
eISBN:
9780231518635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231146784.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter discusses the role of avian migrants in the movement and spread of pathogens, with particular emphasis on West Nile virus (WNV) and avian influenza. Migratory birds can serve as hosts ... More


An Architecture of U.S. Strategy after the Cold War

Robert B. Zoellick

in In Uncertain Times: American Foreign Policy after the Berlin Wall and 9/11

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449093
eISBN:
9780801460814
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449093.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter examines U.S. strategy and policy at the end of the Cold War, along with political economy dimensions as well as U.S. policies toward the Asia-Pacific and Western Hemisphere. It ... More


Conquest

Bernard Lewis

in Cultures in Conflict: Christians, Muslims and Jews in the Age of Discovery

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195102833
eISBN:
9780199854509
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195102833.003.0001
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter examines issues concerning the discovery of the American continent in 1492. It mentions the beliefs of some analysts that the term discovery is both misleading and demeaning because the ... More


The Good Neighborly Don Luis: Roanoke, AjacÁn, and the Hemispheric South

Anna Brickhouse

in The Unsettlement of America: Translation, Interpretation, and the Story of Don Luis de Velasco, 1560-1945

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780199729722
eISBN:
9780199399307
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199729722.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, American Colonial Literature

Chapter 6 examines two literary works about English versus Spanish colonial priority produced during the era of Roosevelt’s Good Neighbor Policy: Paul Green’s The Lost Colony and James Branch ... More


The Victualling Board's Shipping, 1755–1762

David Syrett

in Shipping and Military Power in the Seven Years War: The Sails of Victory

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780859897860
eISBN:
9781781380710
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897860.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explains the role of the British Victualling Board in securing victory in the Seven Years' War. A subordinate of the British Admiralty, the Victualling Board aimed to procure and ... More


The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas: Empire and Legal Networks

Juan Pablo Scarfi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780190622343
eISBN:
9780190622374
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190622343.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

The Hidden History of International Law in the Americas explores the intellectual history of a distinctive idea and approach to American international law in the Western Hemisphere, focusing ... More


Just Trade: A New Covenant Linking Trade and Human Rights

Berta Esperanza Hernández-Truyol and Stephen Joseph Powell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814736937
eISBN:
9780814790861
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814736937.001.0001
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

It is generally assumed that pro-trade laws are not good for human rights, and legislation that protects human rights hampers vibrant international trade. In a bold departure from this canon, this ... More


Brazil, Lyric, and the Americas

Charles A. Perrone

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034218
eISBN:
9780813038797
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034218.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, World Literature

This volume explores how recent Brazilian lyric engages with its counterparts throughout the Western Hemisphere in an increasingly globalized world. The study focuses on the years from 1985 to the ... More


Introduction The Plurality of Early American Cartography

Martin Brückner

in Early American Cartographies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834695
eISBN:
9781469600802
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807838723_bruckner.5
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This book begins with a discussion of two atlas maps showing the Western Hemisphere—Americae Sive Novi Orbis, Nova Descriptio by Abraham Ortelius and the map America by Henry S. Tanner—which ... More


Reluctant Hosts: The Taínos of Hispaniola

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0003
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter focuses on “American Indians,” the term by which the indigenous people of the Americas have been known in Western literature since 1492. They had occupied the Western Hemisphere for tens ... More


Traditional Religion in West Africa and in the New World: A Thematic Overview

Katrina Hazzard-Donald

in Mojo Workin': The Old African American Hoodoo System

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037290
eISBN:
9780252094460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037290.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter discusses the major manifestations of African traditional religion in the New World. It outlines significant general principles and practices carried to the Western Hemisphere by captive ... More


Fathers of Violence: Frederick Douglass, John Brown, and the Radical Reproduction of Sensibility

Elizabeth Barnes

in Love's Whipping Boy: Violence and Sentimentality in the American Imagination

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834565
eISBN:
9781469603346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877968_barnes.7
Subject:
Literature, American, 20th Century Literature

This chapter examines George Fitzhugh's infamous critique of northern capitalism, in which he proposes southern slavery as evincing the most humane, most affectionate, and most liberating ... More


Lucky Luciano in Cuba

Eduardo Sáenz Rovner

in The Cuban Connection: Drug Trafficking, Smuggling, and Gambling in Cuba from the 1920s to the Revolution

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831755
eISBN:
9781469605722
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807888582_saenz_rovner.9
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter focuses on Salvatore Lucania, better known as Lucky Luciano, and his deportation to Italy. After his deportation, rumors began to circulate that he wanted to leave Italy and return to ... More


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