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Published: 01 January 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377832-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7783-2
...I _lEY DOC7ORllG DB E DIPLOMACY OF ftIE DOLLAR Iff LAft. AMERICA: WORLD WAR I TO THE GREA,. DEPRESSION During and after World War I the United States extended its economic domi• nance from the Caribbean and Central America into South America. The Col• ossus of the North...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373735-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7373-5
... Actively seeking to rethink and transcend the geographic boundaries and periodization schemes that a nation-state-driven historical account solidifies, historians of the Atlantic world have developed tools to escape this methodological prison. Instead of thinking of the nation-state (and of...
Book Chapter

By Aihwa Ong
Published: 07 October 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7364-3
... confront future epidemiological threats in the region. The chapter argues that the claim of a single migratory swoop of modern humans into the continent challenges a conventional anthropological picture of diverse routes. Marginalized and native populations were drawn into the making of novel knowledge...
Published: 05 August 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7403-9
... follows the ups and downs of the insurance scheme, suggesting reasons for lagging enrollment in the early years of its creation. A long-term hope is that this system will travel to other clinics in the sub-region. Each year, teenagers flee the villages of northern Togo for Benin and Nigeria to farm...
Published: 08 September 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376187-037
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7618-7
... projection of the “make believe” on the milk-white screen marks the limit of the Prince’s no-wise vast intelligence. The world is not standing still to give him a chance to catch up with prog- ress. The cry—the slogan, is; Ever Onward! Garvey does not aspire for power. The Association aims at...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-059
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
... divisive politics of tribalism in South Africa. The Transkei is Dr Verwoerd’s answer to world-­wide criticism of apart- heid. Upon this area, smaller than Togo, the smallest independent African state, but bigger than Basutoland on which it borders, the South African government’s claims for its...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... took con• trol of it in 1839. Under British administration Aden became one of the busiest ports in the world, especially after the opening of the Suez Canal made whoever controlled Aden an automatic "player" in the contest for influence and ascendancy in the Red Sea and Horn of Africa regions...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... Arabia, as a leading petroleum producer, will have resumed its pre• eminent role within the region. 18 The United States, however, Blore than any other industrialized nation in tIle world, has fallen short of its goals over the past decade to increase dOlnestic or alternative energy supplies. The...
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
... about international relations? FDR was deadly serious about preventing the United States from becoming involved in another world war. His comments during a speech in Chau- tauqua in August 1936I’ve seen warIhatewarreflected sincerely held beliefs.4 But the president saw an important international...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-020
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... Arabia, as a leading petroleum producer, will have resumed its pre• eminent role within the region. 18 The United States, however, Blore than any other industrialized nation in tIle world, has fallen short of its goals over the past decade to increase dOlnestic or alternative energy supplies. The...
Book Chapter

By Dominic Tierney
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
... Schuschnigg, Kurt von, 76 Rome-Berlin Axis, 15 Scott, Byron, 93 Roosevelt, Eleanor, 73, 101, 106, 110, 128; Second World War, 28–29, 136–37, American complacency bemoaned 142–45, 147 by, 90; Basque refugees and, 63; in Seville, 17 covert aid scheme, 102; FDR rebuked...
Book Chapter

By Dominic Tierney
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
...CHAPTER 7 Covert Aid For President Roosevelt, the worsening international security environment in 1938 coexisted with a deteriorating domestic situation. FDR’s New Deal did not end the Depression; the war economy of the Second World War did. Although economic conditions eased between...
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
... they were describing the same war. In the context of the Second World War, many Americans looked back on the embargo policy as a disastrous error and saw the Spanish Civil War as the first round of a global conflict to 149 150 From a...
Published: 11 June 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390626-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9062-6
... plan for pan-American mediation in the Spanish Civil War. In addition, in early 1938 the British thought it extremely unlikely that the U.S. govern- ment would provide humanitarian relief to Spain, but by the end of the year Roosevelt had devised a scheme for sending 100,000 barrels of wheat every...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-110
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... closely following the prescriptions of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank, which were deeply invested in Bolivia and concerned about its inability to make a full transition from “stabilization to sustained growth.” In the following excerpts from a memorandum of 1990, the World Bank pushes...
Published: 19 November 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822377450-034
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7745-0
...), as this selection discusses. By the nineteenth century the language Dutch-­Afrikaans was extremely diverse by region, dialect and social class. This diversity of dialect had partly to do with the historical trajectory of the lowland Dutch dialects spoken by the seventeenth-­century settlers...
Published: 06 July 2018
DOI: 10.1215/9780822371618-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7161-8
... proclaimed in January 1826 that his proposed scheme for the nascent republic that carried his name was “the most liberal constitution in the world.” In his address to the Bolivian constituent congress in May 1826, Bolívar drew on a range of classical and contemporary constitutional models for a system of...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... legitimacy of self-determination in the basic sense of this term: the exercise of leadership and the ac• tivation of what one can very loosely call human engineering for the creation of a better world, composed of free nations, a more just society, and perhaps even nobler men. One of the most attrac...
Published: 25 February 1988
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381501-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... IRAQ Its Revolutionary Experience under the Ba'th • Phebe Marr The Ba'th party regime in Iraq has been notable among Arab states, even among Third World states, for the...
Published: 25 February 1988
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8150-1
... 1839. Under British administration Aden became one of the busiest ports in the world, especially after the opening of the Suez Canal made whoever controlled Aden an automatic "player" in the contest for influence and ascendancy in the Red Sea and Horn of Africa regions. Such influence stems...