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

Label
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
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
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
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Ekbladh, David
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
America in the world
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Economic development
  • Economic assistance, American
  • Industrial policy
  • United States
  • United States
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • HISTORY
  • Economic assistance, American
  • Economic development
  • Industrial policy
  • International economic relations
  • Diplomatic relations
  • United States
  • Internationale orde
  • Economische ontwikkeling
  • Buitenlandse betrekkingen
  • Verenigde Staten
  • Geopolitik
  • Internationale Politik
  • Politische Kultur
  • Weltordnung
  • USA
  • Wirtschaftsentwicklung
  • Wirtschaftsbeziehungen
  • Weltordnung
  • USA
Label
The great American mission : modernization and the construction of an American world order, David Ekbladh
Instantiates
Publication
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
Control code
ocn774285491
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400833740
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvt8z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774285491
Label
The great American mission : modernization and the construction of an American world order, David Ekbladh
Publication
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
Control code
ocn774285491
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 386 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400833740
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/cttvt8z
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)774285491

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