The World Transformed, 1945 to the Present: A Documentary Reader by Michael H. HuntThe World Transformed, 1945 to the Present: A Documentary Reader by Michael H. Hunt

The World Transformed, 1945 to the Present: A Documentary Reader

EditorMichael H. Hunt

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Oxford University Press is pleased to be the new publisher of the bestselling anthology The World Transformed, 1945 to the Present: A Documentary Reader, Second Edition. Edited by Michael H. Hunt, this collection invites students to interpret and evaluate 180 documents organized into fortytopical sections ranging over the last seven decades and virtually the entire globe. It serves as an ideal companion volume to Hunt's text, A World Transformed: 1945 to the Present, but can also be used as a stand-alone reader in a variety of courses in history, international relations, and globalstudies.
Michael H. Hunt is the Everett H. Emerson Professor of History Emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is the author of several books, including The World Transformed, 1945 to the Present (OUP, 2013) and Ideology and U.S. Foreign Policy (2009). He is also the coauthor, with Steve Levine, of Arc of Empire: Ameri...
Title:The World Transformed, 1945 to the Present: A Documentary ReaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:448 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.68 inPublished:July 4, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

PrefaceIntroduction: The Rewards and Challenges of Reading Primary Sources1. The Cold War: Toward Soviet-American ConfrontationThe United States as the champion of liberty1.1. Woodrow Wilson, address to the Senate, 19171.2. Henry R. Luce, on "The American Century," 1941Soviet Communism on the March1.3. Joseph Stalin on "The Foundations of Leninism," 19241.4. Teresa Tora?ska, interview with Jakub Berman on Communism's appealThe Cold War Takes Shape1.5. American and Soviet Leaders move from war to peace, 1943-1946a. Roosevelt, 21 September 1943b. Stalin, 6 November 1944c. Yalta conference, 6 February 1945d. Truman, 20 April 1945e. Truman, 23 April 1945f. Truman, 25 July 1945g. Stalin, probably late July 1945h. Stalin, 9 February 19461.6. Two diplomats assess the international situation, 1946a. Kennan "long telegram"b. Novikov, report to Molotov1.7. Harry Truman, address to Congress, March 19471.8. Andrei Zhdanov, Cominform speech, September 19471.9. Responses to the enemy threata. NSC 68, 1950b. Stalin, 1952The Cold War at Home1.10. Popular antipathy takes hold, 1947-1948a. U.S. cartoon image of Stalinb. Soviet cartoon on U.S. policy1.11. Soviet society feels the chilla. Zhdanov, 1946b. Stonov, "Seven Slashes"1.12. The "Red Menace" in the United Statesa. Hoover, 1947b. Investigation of a postal worker, 19542. The International Economy: Reform and RevivalThe Japanese Cope with the Devastation of War2.1. Hiroshima residents remember death and destructiona. Mr. Katsutanib. Wakasa Ikukoc. Ryso Fujie2.2. Japanese letters to General MacArthur, voices from the ruins, 1945-1947Europe: Here Come the Americans!2.3. Reinhold Wagnleitner recalls his youthful infatuation with things American2.4. Bertrand Russell, a British intellectual looks across the Atlantic, 1951The State and the Free Market2.5. On the virtues of state involvement in the economya. Keynes, 1932b. Beveridge report, 1942c. Sturzo, 19452.6. Friedrich Hayek, The Road to Serfdom, 19452.7. Karl Polanyi, The Great Transformation, 1944Reconstructing the Japanese and European Economies2.8. Japanese Foreign Ministry blueprint for postwar recovery, 19462.9. George C. Marshall on a strategy for European recovery, 19473. The Third World: First Tremors in AsiaChina's Triumphant Revolution3.1. Mao Zedong recounts his path to socialism, 19383.2. Mao on the founding of the People's Republic of China, 19493.3. Peasant perspectives on poverty and village politicsVietnam and the Path to National Liberation3.4. Ho Chi Minh on communist anti-colonialism3.5. Ho declaring Vietnamese independence, 19453.6. Vietnamese peasants reflect on the Communist appeala. Nguyen Thi Dinhb. Tuan Doanhc. Pham Van HaIndia on the Eve of Independence3.7. Jawaharlal Nehru on the origins of his social and political outlook, 19413.8. Gandhi and Nehru on development strategy, 1945a. Gandhi to Nehrub. Nehru's reply3.9. Nehru reacting to communal violence, 19463.10. Rural life: land and gendera. Markandaya, Nectar in a Sieveb. Women's verses4. The Cold War: A Tenuous AccommodationReforming the Soviet System4.1. Nikita Khrushchev recalls life with the elderly Stalin, 19704.2. Khrushchev on Stalin's crimes, February 19564.3. Milovan Djilas, indictment of the "new class," 1956Spreading Nuclear Fear4.4. Bertrand Russell and Albert Einstein on the nuclear threat, 9 July 19554.5. The U.S. government perspectivea. "Facts about Fallout," 1955b. Eisenhower diary, 19564.6. The Soviet perspectivea. Kurchatov, 1954b. Khrushchev, 1956Lyndon Johnson Goes to War in Vietnam, 19654.7. Johnson on the U.S. commitment to South Vietnam, 7 April4.8. The debate within the Johnson administrationa. Johnson, 21 Juneb. Ball, 1 Julyc. McNamara, 20 July4.9. Johnson on a major commitment in Vietnam, 28 July4.10. Philip Caputo, recollections of a Marine's Vietnam WarYouth Erupts, 19684.11. Stirrings in the United Statesa. "Port Huron Statement," 1962b. Carmichael speech, 19664.12. Paris in upheavala. "How to Train Stuffed Geese"b. Graffiti4.13. Massacre in Mexico City5. Abundance and Discontent in the Developed WorldThe Flowering of Consumer Society5.1. The United States leads the waya. Advertisement, circa 1930b. Saturday Evening Post, 19595.2. Changing life in rural France, 1957, 1964, 19745.3. Growing up in 1950s Britain: From scarcity to affluence5.4. Richard Nixon and Nikita Khrushchev, the "Kitchen Debate," 1959Economic Culture and the Good Society5.5. Robert Schuman, declaration on European cooperation, 19505.6. Pope John XXIII, "Mater et Magistra," 19615.7. Morita Akio, on the collectivist principles guiding Sony, 1986The Rise of an Environmental Movement5.8. Rachel Carson, Silent Spring, 19625.9. Donella H. Meadows et al.. The Limits to Growth, 19725.10. Indira Gandhi offering a third-world perspective, 1972Feminism in the North Atlantic World5.11. Simone de Beauvoir on "The Second Sex," 19495.12. NOW statement on rights for American women, 19665.13. The awakening of the French feminist movementa. Anne Tristan, 1970b. Le Torchon Brule, 19726. Third-World Hopes at High TideEgypt under Nasser6.1. Gamal Abdul Nasser, "The Philosophy of the Revolution," 19526.2. Nasser "The National Charter," 19626.3. Sayyid Qutb on an alternative model based on Islam, 19646.4. Amina Said, on women and the revolution, 1973Nkrumah's Vision for Ghana and Africa6.5. Kwame Nkrumah on colonialism and independence, 1942-19456.6. Nkrumah on unity for Africa, 19636.7. Nkrumah on socialism for Ghana, 19646.8. Nkrumah writing in exile on hopes for a global black-power movement, 19686.9. Ayi Kwei Armah, The Beautyful Ones Are Not Yet Born, 1969Castro's Drive to Create a New Cuba6.10. Fidel Castro, "history will absolve me," 19536.11. Castro, declaration of Havana, 19626.12. Gabriel Capote Pacheco, a popular perspective, 1969-1970Sweeping Visions and Bold Strategies6.13. Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth, 19616.14. The Maoist revolutionary appeala. Lin Biao on people's war, 1965 b. Cultural Revolution poster6.15. Che Guevara on the insurrectionary impulse, 19677. The Cold War Comes to a CloseThe Struggle over Detente7.1. Willy Brandt on bridging the two Germanys, 19697.2. President Richard Nixon, making the case for a policy of d.tente, 19717.3. Ronald Reagan, dubbing the Soviet Union the "focus of evil," 19837.4. Mikhail Gorbachev, reassessing Soviet foreign policy, 1986Gorbachev's Reforms7.5. Gorbachev recalling the personal origins of his reform impulse7.6. Gorbachev on glasnost and perestroika, 19877.7. Elite supporters reflect on the Gorbachev reform programa. Zaslavskayab. Burlatsky7.8. KGB report on the deteriorating political situation, 1991The Revolutions of '89 in Europe7.9. Critique of the Polish Communist Party, 19787.10. V clav Havel, "Power of the Powerless," 19797.11. East German Workers on socialism and national reunification, 19908. Global Markets: One System, Three CentersChampioning Free Market Orthodoxy8.1. Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom, 19628.2. Margaret Thatcher, promising free market prosperity for Britain, 19778.3. Worker anxiety in Reagan's free market America, mid-1980s8.4. Bill Clinton, on NAFTA and international free trade, 19938.5. A critical Mexican perspective on NAFTA, 1992From the EC to the EU: Tightening European Bonds8.6. Margaret Thatcher, principles for European integration, 19888.7. Jacques Delors, offering his vision for European integration, 19898.8. Francois Mitterand. the prospects for an integrated Europe, 1995China's Authoritarian Capitalism8.9. Students criticize the Communist regime and its market reforms, 19898.10. Deng, remarks to military commanders, 19898.11. Rural support for market reforms and political stability, 19899. Divergent Paths in the Third WorldThe Iranian Revolution9.1. Mohammed Reza Shah Pahlevi on the problems of his regime, 1970-19779.2. Ruhollah Khomeini's Islamic challenge, 1963-19809.3. Poster depicting Khomeini triumphant9.4. The villagers of Deh Koh and the Islamic revolution, 1978-1980Guatemala's Brutal Civil War9.5. Mayan women on poverty and cultural autonomy9.6. Ladina elites on their privileged world9.7. Interview with a government torturerIsraelis and Palestinians in a "fatal embrace"9.8. Statement of Arab views, 19469.9. Israel's declaration of independence, 19489.10. The Palestinian Liberation Organization, National Charter, 19689.11. The Likud Party on occupied land, 19779.12. Hamas promoting the first intifada, 1988Bringing down apartheid in South Africa9.13. Hendrik F. Verwoerd, on the essentials of apartheid, 19489.14. Nelson Mandela, "Rivonia" trial statement, 19649.15. Mark Mathabane on his education in violence, 19769.16. Breaking the deadlock over apartheid, 1990a. de Klerkb. Mandela10. In the Grip of Globalization: The 1990s and BeyondThe Backlash against Globalization10.1. Global inequalitiesa. Three families, 1993-1994b. Data on long-term trends10.2. "The Siena Declaration" on fundamental structural flaws, 199810.3. Multinational corporations ride roughshoda. Schlosser on McDonald'sb. Bovec. Saro-Wiwa10.4. Dueling over globalization: irresistible jugernaut or dangerous dogma, 1999a. Friedmanb. Ramonet Confronting climate change10.5. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Changea. 1990 reportb. 2007 reportc. 2013 preliminary report10.6. India's "National Action Plan on Climate Change," 200810.7. International attitudes toward global warming, 2009 Human Rights Spoken Here - and Everywhere10.8. Universal Declaration of Human Rights, 194810.9. Debating women's rights, 1995a. Fourth World Conference on Womenb. Vatican Press Office10.10. Regional resistancea. "Cairo Declaration," 1990b. Singapore's position, 199310.11. Human rights and the environment, 199411. Regional Diversity in a New CenturyAn Exceptional American Conceit11.1. Presidential pronouncements on national identity and missiona. George H. W. Bush, 1991b. Clinton, 1995c. George W. Bush, 2002d. Obama, 2009e. Obama, 201011.2. Opinion world wide on the United States, 2012The Middle East in Conflict11.3. Osama bin Laden, "A Declaration of Jihad," 199611.4. Recep Tayyip Erdoan on Turkey's role, 200411.5. Voices from Tahrir Square, 201111.6. Bashar al-Assad, defending the Syrian regime, 201311.7. Hasan Rouhani, an Iranian perspective, 2013The BRIC Bloc11.8. An establishment intellectual on China's rise, 201211.9. Vladimir Putin on Russia's revival, 201211.10. Luiz In cio Lula Da Silva, a Brazilian view, 200911.11. An India establishment study, 2012 Europe Loses Its Way11.12. Young people on dim prospects in an age of austerity, 201311.13. Making the popular case against immigrationa. British National Party brochureb. France's National Front posterc. Germany's National Democratic Party posterd. Italy's Northern League poster11.14. Collective views on life in hard times, 2013