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The Ethiopia Conundrum

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/9780190228873.003.0020
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter is the second of two in-depth, country case studies. The first, Chapter 13, was a detailed account of Lyndon's Johnson's use of his “short tether” in India. The present chapter ... More


Harry Truman, European Hunger, and the Cold War

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/9780190228873.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

Harry Truman was the hugely unpopular, embattled, pugnacious American president as World War II ended. He faced nationwide strikes, consumer unhappiness with continued price controls, and a ... 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


Strengthening the Canton-Hong Kong Ties: Rice Relief and the Development of the Transnational Rice Business

in Gourmets in the Land of Famine: The Culture and Politics of Rice in Modern Canton

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804772266
eISBN:
9780804781763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804772266.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores two cases of rice relief work (in 1907 and in 1919) conducted by the Cantonese mercantile elite, which they carried out with strong cooperation from their Hong Kong ... More


The Nixon Years: Two Case Studies

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/9780190228873.003.0015
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

The administration of President Richard Nixon presents several examples of how Nixon and his national security adviser, Henry Kissinger, used food aid as a tool to advance foreign policy goals that ... More


The NGO Care and Food Aid from America 1945-80: Showered With Kindness'?

Heike Wieters

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781526117212
eISBN:
9781526128669
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526117212.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This book provides a historical account of the non-governmental organization CARE, one of the largest humanitarian NGOs worldwide. Beginning in the 1940s, the author analyzes CARE’s history, taking ... More


The Marshall Plan Era

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/9780190228873.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

In 1947, urban European populations were having difficulty finding enough to eat in local markets. Farmers were not selling their food to the cities because there were too few manufactured goods ... More


“Famished Ghosts”: Bloom, Bible Wars, and “U. P: up” in Joyce’s Dublin

Luke Gibbons

in Joyce'S Ghosts: Ireland, Modernism, and Memory

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226236179
eISBN:
9780226236209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226236209.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

It is often assumed that the Great Famine has been consigned to memory at the onset of the twentieth century in Ireland, but Joyce's fiction testifies to the spectral presences of famine in the ... More


Staying firm: John F. Kennedy’s China policy, 1961–63

Michael Lumbers

in Piercing the Bamboo Curtain: Tentative Bridge-building to China During the Johnson Years

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719077784
eISBN:
9781781700808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719077784.003.0002
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter presents a broad overview of America's approach to China prior to November 1963, concentrating on the John F. Kennedy (JFK) years. The administration's handling of Chinese representation ... 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


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