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Introduction

William A. Link

in United States Reconstruction across the Americas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813056418
eISBN:
9780813058221
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056418.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

William Link introduces key contexts for the book, namely that the origins, onsets, and resolutions of the American Civil War are best understood as a global struggle. Not only was the creation of a ... More


The Strategic Triangle and the Four Modernizations

John W. Garver

in China's Quest: The History of the Foreign Relations of the People's Republic of China

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780190261054
eISBN:
9780190261085
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190261054.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Mao played the US card to deter Soviet attack in the early 1970s. Deng Xiaoping put new economic wine in the old geostrategic bottles of the Strategic Triangle. Deng was much more willing than Mao to ... More


Amnesty International

Aryeh Neier

in The International Human Rights Movement: A History

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780691200989
eISBN:
9780691200996
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691200989.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter centers on Amnesty International, the best-known and largest human rights organization in the world that was established in London in 1961. It highlights how the creation of Amnesty was ... More


Ghastly Kitchens—the Borgia Tradition

Anne Hardy

in Salmonella Infections, Networks of Knowledge, and Public Health in Britain, 1880-1975

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198704973
eISBN:
9780191774058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198704973.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

In the later 1970s, the microbiological landscape of food infections began to change, with Salmonella being displaced by Campylobacter as the principal causal organism. This chapter explores the ... More


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