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Cold war constructions : the political culture of United States imperialism, 1945-1966

Author: Christian G Appy
Publisher: Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, ©2000.
Series: Culture, politics, and the cold war.
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Dissatisfied with traditional diplomatic and military interpretations, historians have been investigating the role that political culture played in shaping global conflicts. This text illuminates the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
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Cold war constructions.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606267862
Online version:
Cold war constructions.
Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, c2000
(OCoLC)607919593
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christian G Appy
ISBN: 1558492186 9781558492189 1558492178 9781558492172
OCLC Number: 41712254
Description: ix, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: struggling for the world / Christian G. Appy --
Slouching toward Bethlehem: culture, diplomacy, and the origins of the Cold War in Vietnam / Mark Bradley --
Family ties and political obligation: the discourse of adoption and the Cold War commitment to Asia / Christina Klein --
Feeding beggars: class, caste, and status in Indo-U.S. relations, 1947-1964 / Andrew J. Rotter --
America's "best propagandists": Italian Americans and the 1948 "letters to Italy" campaign / Wendy L. Wall --
Who's the real ambassador? exploding Cold War racial ideology / Penny M. Von Eschen --
The road to Vietnam: modernization theory in fact and fiction / Jonathan Nashel --
Discursive subversions: Time Magazine, the CIA overthrow of Musaddiq, and the installation of the Shah / John Foran --
Eisenhower's Guatemalan doodle, or: how to draw, deny, and take credit for a third world coup / Christian G. Appy --
"A world made safe for diversity": the Vietnam lobby and the politics of pluralism, 1945-1963 / James T. Fisher --
"We are all highly adventurous": Fidel Castro and the romance of the white guerrilla, 1957-1958 / Van Gosse --
From Black Power to Civil Rights: Julian Mayfield and African American expatriates in Nkrumah's Ghana, 1957-1966 / Kevin Gaines.
Series Title: Culture, politics, and the cold war.
Responsibility: edited by Christian G. Appy.
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