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The great American mission : modernization and the construction of an American world order, David Ekbladh

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The great American mission : modernization and the construction of an American world order
Title
The great American mission
Title remainder
modernization and the construction of an American world order
Statement of responsibility
David Ekbladh
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Language
eng
Summary
The Great American Mission traces how America's global modernization efforts during the twentieth century were a means to remake the world in its own image. David Ekbladh shows that the emerging concept of modernization combined existing development ideas from the Depression. He describes how ambitious New Deal programs like the Tennessee Valley Authority became symbols of American liberalism's ability to marshal the social sciences, state planning, civil society, and technology to produce extensive social and economic change. For proponents, it became a valuable weapon to check the influence
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E7B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
America in the world
The great American mission : modernization and the construction of an American world order, David Ekbladh
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The great American mission : modernization and the construction of an American world order, David Ekbladh
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt7sg53
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
  • Cover; The Great American Mission; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; List of Abbreviations; INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER 1; The Rise of an American Style of Development, 1914-1937; CHAPTER 2; The Only Road for Mankind: "Modernisation" to Meetthe Challenge of Totalitarianism, 1933-1944; CHAPTER 3; A Gospel of Liberalism: Point Four and Modernization asNational Policy, 1943-1952; CHAPTER 4; "The Proving Ground": Modernization and U.S. Policy in Northeast Asia, 1945-1960; CHAPTER 5
  • "The Great American Mission": Modernization andthe United States in the World, 1952-1960CHAPTER 6; A TVA on the Mekong: Modernization at War in SoutheastAsia, 1960-1973; CHAPTER 7; "Everything Is Going Wrong": The Crisis of Development and the End of the Postwar Consensus; CHAPTER 8; New Developments: From the Cold War to the "War on Terror"; Notes; Bibliography; Index
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Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9786613339751
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map.
Specific material designation
remote

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