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Modernization as ideology : American social science and "nation building" in the Kennedy era

Author: Michael E Latham
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
Series: New Cold War history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A discussion of the intellectual and cultural dimensions of the Cold War, revealing how social science theory helped shape American foreign policy during the Kennedy administration. It demonstrates how the concept of global modernization became a motivating ideology behind policy decisions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Latham, Michael E.
Modernization as ideology.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(DLC) 99035517
(OCoLC)41592971
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael E Latham
ISBN: 0807860794 9780807860793 0807825336 9780807825334
OCLC Number: 52839990
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 288 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Foreword; Acknowledgments; 1. Modernization as Ideology; 2. American Social Science, Modernization Theory, and the Cold War; 3. Modernity, Anticommunism, and the Alliance for Progress; 4. Modernization for Peace; 5. Modernization at War; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: New Cold War history.
Responsibility: Michael E. Latham.

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