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The Economic Roots Of The Cold War: The Imf, Ito And Other Economic Issues In Post-War Soviet-American Relations, Kristina V. Minkova 2018 St. Petersburg State University, Russia

The Economic Roots Of The Cold War: The Imf, Ito And Other Economic Issues In Post-War Soviet-American Relations, Kristina V. Minkova

Journal of Global Initiatives: Policy, Pedagogy, Perspective

In light of newly released archival resources, this article examines the traditional historiography of Soviet-American relations focusing on economic relations at the end of World War II.


Serbia Under The Swastika: A World War Ii Occupation, Nick Miller 2017 Boise State University

Serbia Under The Swastika: A World War Ii Occupation, Nick Miller

Nick Miller

Alexander Prusin's Serbia under the Swastika is a systematic analysis of German occupation and administration of Serbia during World War II, providing nuanced discussions of the people, events, and processes that gave the period meaning. It is based on an impressive array of archival materials and a thorough reading of secondary literature in Serbian, German, Russian, Slovene, French, and English (and perhaps more) languages. It is concise, convincing, and well-written, all in all an excellent book.


Stasi Brainwashing In The Gdr 1957 - 1990, Jacob H. Solbrig, Jacob Hagen Solbrig 2017 Jacob H. Solbrig

Stasi Brainwashing In The Gdr 1957 - 1990, Jacob H. Solbrig, Jacob Hagen Solbrig

University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations

This thesis examines the methods used by the Ministerium für Staatssicherheit (MfS), more commonly known as the Stasi, or East German secret police, for extraction of information from citizens of the German Democratic Republic for the purpose of espionage and covert operations inside East Germany, as it pertains to the deliberate brainwashing of East German citizens. As one of the most efficient intelligence agencies to ever exist, the Stasi’s main purpose was to monitor the population, gather intelligence, and collect or turn informants. They used brainwashing techniques to control the people of the GDR, keeping the populace paralyzed with ...


Transformation Of The Russian “Leviathan” Over The Centuries, Andrei V. Grinëv 2017 University of North Georgia

Transformation Of The Russian “Leviathan” Over The Centuries, Andrei V. Grinëv

International Social Science Review

This article is devoted to analysis of the central figure of Russian history: the politarian state, which is a true “Leviathan” for Russian society and for the individual. From the author’s point of view the following pattern of Russian history can be shown: In the face of severe nature, natural and social disasters, external pressure, military and economic failures, blunders by the heads of state, Russian society, being a complex self-organizing system, chooses each time a politarian system as the only form of life suitable for survival under extreme conditions. The Russian elite also prefer politarism as the simplest ...


Is ‘Military Necessity’ Enough? Lincoln’S Conception Of Executive Power In Suspending Habeas Corpus In 1861, Evan McLaughlin 2017 Seton Hall University

Is ‘Military Necessity’ Enough? Lincoln’S Conception Of Executive Power In Suspending Habeas Corpus In 1861, Evan Mclaughlin

Seton Hall University Dissertations and Theses (ETDs)

In May 1861, President Abraham Lincoln's decision to suspend habeas corpus in Baltimore following an attack on Federal troops as they marched through Baltimore on April 19th to answer Lincoln’s call to defend the Capitol. To complicate matters further, Congress was still in recess, so they could not legislate a solution to the growing insurgency. In order to check these actions, Abraham Lincoln authorized General Scott to suspend Habeas Corpus between Baltimore and Philadelphia. When John Merryman was arrested, detained, and denied habeas corpus, Chief Justice Roger B. Taney issued an in-chambers decision, Ex Parte Merryman, to voice ...


Marching Morally Towards Equality: Perspective Of Bishop Richard Allen, Ernest M. Oleksy 2017 Cleveland State University

Marching Morally Towards Equality: Perspective Of Bishop Richard Allen, Ernest M. Oleksy

The Downtown Review

The African American's struggle for equality is fraught with contributions from men and women of various ilk. Amongst these early abolitionists were naturalist Benjamin Banneker, freeman orator Frederick Douglass, and Bishop Richard Allen, who is the focus of this paper. Through an analysis of primary and secondary sources, the author takes on the persona of the late Bishop speaking to a community of his fellow African Americans as he comments on timely events and characters and advises the listeners on a reasonable course of action.


Building Historical Imagination With Three Potato, Two Carrots, And One Onion, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg 2017 Iowa State University

Building Historical Imagination With Three Potato, Two Carrots, And One Onion, Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Pamela Riney-Kehrberg

Cultivating historical imagination in undergraduate students is often a difficult task. The distance between their lives, generally lived in the last quarter century, and the ways in which people lived i the pre-World War II period can be enormous. The task becomes even more difficult when students think that certain elements of their lives in the present are much more similar to those of previous eras than they actually are. Case in point is the Great Depression. Given the current economic downturn, many students are convinced that, in some ways, they are living in a situation akin to that of ...


A Legion Of Legacy: Tyrolean Militarism, Catholicism, And The Heimwehr Movement, Jason Engle 2017 The University of Southern Mississippi

A Legion Of Legacy: Tyrolean Militarism, Catholicism, And The Heimwehr Movement, Jason Engle

Dissertations

This study of the origins of the Heimwehr (Home Guard) movement offers insight into the conditions under which such groups gained their following. As such, its story is a valuable one that shows a society groping with the problem of a complex, multi-faceted identity that was, at the same time, wracked with substantial economic privation and politically polarized. The paramilitary Heimwehr movement that began in 1920 was the creation of Austria’s conservative provincial governments. It was intended to preserve the existing social and political order—that of the hegemonic social groups of the Habsburg Monarchy—against the growing threat ...


Middle And Working Class Struggles Against Authoritarian Whig Reforms Of The Eighteenth Century: An Examination Of Mess Relations Below Deck, Roger Wadsworth 2017 UNC

Middle And Working Class Struggles Against Authoritarian Whig Reforms Of The Eighteenth Century: An Examination Of Mess Relations Below Deck, Roger Wadsworth

Ursidae: The Undergraduate Research Journal at the University of Northern Colorado

The fans of British naval fiction, like C.S. Forester’s Horatio Hornblower series or Patrick O’Brian’s Aubrey-Maturin series, are drawn into the well-researched and historically accurate depictions of the British professional navy of the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries. What they do not see is that from the mid-eighteenth century there were major naval reforms that converted a civilian led navy into a true military force that redefined the rules of combat. These changes created strict hierarchy and discipline on board the ships. Historian Sarah Kinkel argues that the reforms were hotly debated by the mercantile ...


Brinkmanship Between Great Powers: Us And Russia, Erickson Huertas 2017 American Public University System

Brinkmanship Between Great Powers: Us And Russia, Erickson Huertas

Saber and Scroll

The Cold War (1947-1991) included an air of antagonism and mutual distrust between the United States (US) and the Union of Soviet Socialist Republic (USSR) (1922-1991). Spies betrayed their countries, and millions died in proxy wars. The struggle for dominance prompted massive propaganda campaigns, psychological warfare, nuclear, and technological competitions. This study first examines how the 1980’s nuclear tension between the US and the USSR reached its zenith. It then identifies how the USSR reacted to President Ronald Reagan’s (1981-1989) strategy of preparation for a preemptive attack, and further outlines the international implications of this brinkmanship. Suspicion and ...


The Prole And The Prelate, William Doherty Ph.D. 2017 Marian University - Indianapolis

The Prole And The Prelate, William Doherty Ph.D.

Department of History and Social Sciences

The chapter opens with a discussion of the Great Railroad Strike of 1877 in which questions regarding the social order, class, equity, and like matters arise. The coincidental arrival in Indianapolis of Denis Kearney and the new bishop of the diocese, Francis Silas Chatard, on 17 August 1878, extends the discussion and the role that the Catholic Church and its laity would and should play. Kearney, an immigrant Irishman, at the time was notorious as an agitator for the working class, while the Chatard was a scion of a prominent Baltimore family. The contrast in their biographies and in the ...


Between Equal Rights: Primitive Accumulation And Capital's Violence, Onur Ulas INCE 2017 Singapore Management University

Between Equal Rights: Primitive Accumulation And Capital's Violence, Onur Ulas Ince

Research Collection School of Social Sciences

This paper attempts to elaborate a political theory of capital’s violence. Recent analyses haveadopted Karl Marx’s notion of the “primitive accumulation of capital” for investigating theforcible methods by which the conditions of capital accumulation are reproduced in the present.I argue that the analytic function accorded to primitive accumulation can be better performedby a pair of new concepts: “capital-positing violence” and “capital-preserving violence.” Irefine the conceptual core primitive accumulation (coercive capitalization of social relations ofproduction) by focusing on the role of colonial violence in the history of capitalism, which Ithen elucidate with reference to Carl Schmitt’s account ...


Eisenhower Internationalism And Nasser Nationalism: The Suez Crisis Defining International Policy In Post-Colonial Egypt, Dominic Supple 2017 Dominican University of California

Eisenhower Internationalism And Nasser Nationalism: The Suez Crisis Defining International Policy In Post-Colonial Egypt, Dominic Supple

Senior Theses and Capstone Projects

The nationalization of the Suez Canal by the Egyptians in 1956 was an international controversy. As history, the topic has been just as controversial among scholars; however events such as: the planning of the Aswan Dam, the Protocol of Sèvres, the Bandung Conference, and the Baghdad Pact have helped crystalize the perspective and significance of the Suez Crisis. The United States dealings in Egypt during the Suez Crisis, and subsequent relations with Abdel Nasser, cemented United States Cold War foreign policy, culminating in the passing of the Eisenhower Doctrine. While these events were the enactment of containment policy, they also ...


Politics, Progress, And Prejudice: Examining The Role Of The Political Coalition Between Progressive Populists And Organized Labor In The Arizona Statehood Project, 1877 - 1912, Patrick Johnson 2017 University of Portland

Politics, Progress, And Prejudice: Examining The Role Of The Political Coalition Between Progressive Populists And Organized Labor In The Arizona Statehood Project, 1877 - 1912, Patrick Johnson

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Reels Of Israel: Cinematic Portrayals Of The Relationship Between Arabs, Americans, And Jews, Zoe Haenggi Wattenberg 2017 University of Portland

Reels Of Israel: Cinematic Portrayals Of The Relationship Between Arabs, Americans, And Jews, Zoe Haenggi Wattenberg

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Courage In Crisis: Christianity’S Response To The Nazi Holocaust, Paul Christensen 2017 University of Portland

Courage In Crisis: Christianity’S Response To The Nazi Holocaust, Paul Christensen

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


American Flat Earth Theory: Anti-Intellectualism, Fundamentalism And Conspiracy Theory, Alex York 2017 University of Portland

American Flat Earth Theory: Anti-Intellectualism, Fundamentalism And Conspiracy Theory, Alex York

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Rock ‘N’ Roll In The Soviet Union 1955-1991: Reflections Of A Divided Society, Vincent Verspieren 2017 University of Portland

Rock ‘N’ Roll In The Soviet Union 1955-1991: Reflections Of A Divided Society, Vincent Verspieren

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


Time Will Crawl: Representation Of 1980s Cold War Culture And Politics In Popular Music In The West, Alex Robbins 2017 University of Portland

Time Will Crawl: Representation Of 1980s Cold War Culture And Politics In Popular Music In The West, Alex Robbins

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


From Chaos To Stability: U.S. Policies And Interests In Honduras, Cristian Arntson 2017 University of Portland

From Chaos To Stability: U.S. Policies And Interests In Honduras, Cristian Arntson

History Undergraduate Publications and Presentations

No abstract provided.


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