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Empire and Revolution

The United States and the Third World since 1945

Edited by Peter L. Hahn and Mary Ann Heiss

Frontmatter and Acknowledgments

Introduction: The Challenge of the Third World — Robert J. McMahon

National Security and Counter-Revolution
  1: His Finest Hour? Eisenhower, Lebanon, and the 1958 Middle East Crisis — Douglas Little
  2: The Caribbean Triangle: Betancourt, Castro, and Trujillo and U.S. Foreign Policy, 1958–1963 — Stephen G. Rabe
  3: “Flee! The White Giants Are Coming!”: The United States, Mercenaries, and the Congo, 1964–1965 — Piero Gleijeses
  4: The United States and Vietnam, 1950–1968: Capitalism, Communism, and Containment — Robert Buzzanco

Culture
  5: Decolonization, the Cold War, and the Foreign Policy of the Peace Corps — Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman
  6: The Influence of Organized Labor on U.S. Policy toward Israel, 1945–1967 — Peter L. Hahn
  7: Real Men Don’t Wear Pajamas: Anglo-American Cultural Perceptions of Mohammed Mossadeq and the Iranian Oil Nationalization Dispute — Mary Ann Heiss
  8: Gender Relations, Foreign Relations: The United States and South Asia, 1947–1964 — Andrew J. Rotter

Economic Development
  9: Like Boxing with Joe Louis: Nelson Rockefeller in Venezuela, 1945–1948 — Darlene Rivas
  10: “Fuel for the Good Dragon”: The United States and Industrial Policy in Taiwan, 1950–1965 — Nick Cullather
  11: Conclusion — Peter L. Hahn and Mary Ann Heiss

Bibliographical Essay — Mary Ann Heiss and Peter L. Hahn

Contributors and Index

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