2 edition of Race, ethnicity, and the Cold War found in the catalog.
Race, ethnicity, and the Cold War
Philip E. Muehlenbeck
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Philip E. Muehlenbeck|
|LC Classifications||D842 .R28 2012|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||9780826518439, 9780826518446|
|LC Control Number||2011034147|
In the mids, the Cold War had frozen into a nuclear stalemate in Europe and retreated from the headlines in Asia. As Gerald Ford and Jimmy Carter fought for the presidency in late , the superpower struggle overseas seemed to take a backseat to more contentious domestic issues of race relations and rising unemployment. There was one continent, however, where the Cold War was on ?id= “With the support of extensive and prodigious research, Brooks has written a path-breaking book that articulately explores the complicated relationship between, on the one hand, changing racial politics in general and the experience of Chinese-American communities in particular in the s and s and, on the other, the deeply politicized pressures of the Cold War ://
During the Cold War, superpowers amassed nuclear arsenals containing the explosive power of one million Hiroshimas. The Soviet Union secretly plotted to create the "Dead Hand," a system designed to launch an automatic retaliatory nuclear strike on the United States, and developed a fearsome biological warfare :// Jimmy Wilson's name has not been remembered in the annals of Cold War history, but in , this African American handyman was at the center of international attention. After he was sentenced to death in Alabama for stealing less than two dollars in change, Wilson's case was thought to epitomize the harsh consequences of American ://
Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy is arguably the finest articulation of how international affairs influenced domestic issues. Cold War Civil Rights directly connects civil rights and the Cold War. In this book, Mary Dudziak interprets postwar civil rights as a Cold War :// Diversity Ethnicity Gender Identity Literary Theory / Criticism Literature Race Sexuality Chicana/o-Latina/o Studies Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity Cultural Studies Division of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages English Feminist, Gender, and Sexuality Studies Iberian and Latin American Cultures Modern Thought and Literature
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Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War Ethnicity Global Perspective Editor(s): Philip Muehlenbeck. A white American woman is raped by a black Panamanian laborer in in the Panama Canal Zone, and the aftermath affects labor relations in the Western hemisphere for the next two :// As Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War reveals, during this dangerous era there were no longer any "isolated incidents." Like the butterfly flapping its wings and changing the weather on the other side of the globe, an instance of racial or ethnic hostility had ripple effects across a Cold War world of brinksmanship between bitter national rivals › Books › Politics & Social Sciences › Social Sciences.
(). Race, Ethnicity and the Cold War. Ethnic and Racial Studies: Vol. 37, Ethnic and Racial Studies Review, pp. As Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War reveals, during the Cold War era there were no `isolated incidents'.
Like the butterfly flapping its wings and changing the weather on the other side of the globe, an instance of racial or ethnic hostility had ripple effects across a Cold War world of brinksmanship between bitter national rivals and Get this from a library.
Race, ethnicity, and the Cold War: a global perspective. [Philip E Muehlenbeck;] -- The racial front in the global Cold War white American woman is raped by a black Panamanian laborer in in the Panama Canal Zone, and the aftermath affects labor relations in the Western I Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War: A Global Perspective Part III.
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The book is organized into three parts, with Part One titled, “Race and the Cold War Geopolitics of Migration Control.” Chapter One introduces readers to “America’s Boat People,” referring to mass migrations of Indochinese, Haitian, and Cuban refugees arriving to Race and the Cold War.
During the past two decades, historians have increasingly examined the intricate relationship between race and the Cold War. In doing so, they have probed the different ways the Cold War influenced race relations—by both retarding calls for change and promoting the drive for civil rights—and how race relations Our Ph.D.
program boasts a core strength in historical approaches to race, ethnicity, and identity in national and transnational contexts. With 11 faculty—six of whom are jointly appointed with the Institute for Ethnic Studies—our concentration in Race, Ethnicity, and Identity clusters around three main groups—African Americans, Indigenous Peoples of the Americas, and Latin :// Journalist David E.
Hoffman's new book The Dead Hand revisits the high stakes maneuvering that took place during the Cold War arms race ?storyId= The ambitious and largely realized goal of this collection is to demonstrate how the “color line” in the Cold War was in fact global. Perceptions and constructions of race and ethnicity shaped Cold War policies worldwide, and, in turn, the Cold War influenced domestic social, cultural, and political meanings of race and :// This course introduces students to the history of race and ethnicity in the United States.
Focusing on the period afterstudents will examine the social construction of race and ethnicity, with the aim of understanding the complex ways race and ethnicity have operated in Books shelved as cold-war-history: The Cold War: A New History by John Lewis Gaddis, Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Race, Ethnicity, and the Cold War.
A Global Perspective, edited by Philip E. Muehlenbeck. March The International history review. Evan McGilvray; Read more. :// Vaughn Rasberry is an associate professor of English at Stanford University, where he teaches in collaboration with the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity.
His teaching and research focus on African American literature, postcolonial theory, and philosophical theories of modernity. His first book, Race and the Totalitarian Century: Geopolitics in the Black Literary Buy Cold War Civil Rights: Race and the Image of American Democracy (Politics and Society in Twentieth-Century America) With a New preface by the author by Dudziak, Mary L.
(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible › History › Americas › United States. The Cold War: A New History is meant chiefly, therefore, for a new generation of readers for whom the Cold War was never “current events.” I hope readers who lived through the Cold War will also find the volume useful, because as Marx once said (Groucho, not Karl), “Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best "The Beginnings of the Cold War Arms Race" reviews the state of American military affairs in the late s and describes the role of atomic power in American strategy.
It also outlines the factional fighting within the Truman administration over military spending and deployments and considers the Truman administration's perceptions of Soviet military power and :// This book was a fantastic recounting of the Cold War.
It was extremely factual, and did well in citing all of the sources for each piece of information and story that made this book non-fiction. I always found the Cold War as this mysterious time period where we somehow miraculously avoided nuclear annihilation by coming up with Mutually Race and the image of American democracy Series Politics and society in twentieth-century America Awards Shortlisted for Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award (source: Nielsen Book Data) Other edition Revision of: Dudziak, Mary L., Cold War.
"Groundbreaking."—American Lawyer "[An] important book"—H. W. Brands, Reviews in American History "A meticulously researched and eloquently composed study."—Desmond King, Times Higher Education Supplement "In her long-awaited book, Mary Dudziak brilliantly demonstrates the interconnections between race relations and the American response to the early Cold War This book discusses issues of diversity, capacity and equity in the colourful world of global sport.
A panoramic approach, covering 'race', ethnicity and identity is consistent with the contemporary global migration of professional athletes, as well as the multicultural contexts of sport in various ://The texts considered in Race, Ethnicity and Nuclear War encompass the many guises of representations of nuclear weapons: the Manhattan Project that developed the first atomic weapons, the destruction of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, nuclear tests taking place around the world, and the anxiety surrounding the superpowers’ devastating ://