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This is our world.

Author: Louis Fischer
Publisher: New York, Harper [1956]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st ed.]View all editions and formats
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A liberal journalist takes us on a journey around the world, visiting the principal countries, introducing the old and new leaders, and discussing basic political issues.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fischer, Louis, 1896-1970.
This is our world.
New York, Harper [1956]
(OCoLC)568757914
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Louis Fischer
OCLC Number: 392970
Description: 522 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Part One: The curtain rises. The beginning of a diary --
Egypt, India, and Palestine : 1946 --
New England? --
Little Belgium --
"Peace" at Paris --
Germany in rubble --
Roosevelt and Truman : a diagnosis of appeasement Part Two: The awakening. Truman Doctrine and Marshall Plan --
The death of Jan Masaryk --
Tito passes --
The air bridge Part Three: The problem of Asia. Gandhi and the Western world --
Indian diary --
Asia fights the West --
No Third World War : the Korea story Part Four: America and Europe. The sick man of Europe --
One dilemma and a paradox --
The rearmament of Germany --
The exiles --
America's mission Part Five: Around the world in 282 days. Wanted : a revolution --
The new Yugoslav revolution : 1952 --
Dinner at the Villa Toda --
Power or freedom? --
Cross-examining a dictator --
Turkey's immunity to communism --
Storm center --
Religion and status in Pakistan --
India is different --
Sketch of an Indian leader --
Burma, land of laughter --
Peaceful Thailand --
Why the communists won in Indo-China --
Looking at Red China --
From garage mechanic to president --
The future of Japan Part Six: The new era. The revolt that failed --
The Englishman and his country --
Man against man --
Tito, Lenin, and Thomas Jefferson --
How democratic is West Germany? --
India's number one problem --
Nehru --
Russia since Stalin --
America under Eisenhower --
What to do.

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A liberal journalist takes us on a journey around the world, visiting the principal countries, introducing the old and new leaders, and discussing basic political issues.

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