Foundations of the American century : the Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller foundations in the rise of American power (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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Foundations of the American century : the Ford, Carnegie, and Rockefeller foundations in the rise of American power

Author: Inderjeet Parmar
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Inderjeet Parmar reveals the complex interrelations, shared mindsets, and collaborative efforts of influential public and private organizations in the building of American hegemony. Focusing on the involvement of the Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie foundations in U.S. foreign affairs, Parmar traces the transformation of America from an 'isolationist' nation into the world's only superpower, all in the name of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Inderjeet Parmar
ISBN: 9780231146296 0231146299
OCLC Number: 892563195
Notes: Originally published: 2012.
Description: pages cm
Contents: 1. The Significance of Foundations in U.S. Foreign Policy, p.1 --
2. American Foundation Leaders, p.31 --
3. Laying the Foundations of Globalism, 1930-1945, p.65 --
4. Promoting Americanism, Combating Anti-Americanism, and Developing a Cold War American Studies Network, p.97 --
5. The Ford Foundation in Indonesia and the Asian Studies Network, p.124 --
6. Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie in Nigeria and the African Studies Network, p.149 --
7. The Major Foundations, Latin American Studies, and Chile in the Cold War, p.180 --
8. American Power and the Major Foundations in the Post-Cold War Era, p.221 --
9. Conclusion, p.256.
Responsibility: Inderjeet Parmar.

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Inderjeet Parmar reveals the complex interrelations, shared mindsets, and collaborative efforts of influential public and private organizations in the building of American hegemony. Focusing on the involvement of the Ford, Rockefeller, and Carnegie foundations in U.S. foreign affairs, Parmar traces the transformation of America from an 'isolationist' nation into the world's only superpower, all in the name of benevolent stewardship.

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