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Anthropology at the dawn of the Cold War

the influence of foundations, McCarthyism, and the CIA

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Published by Pluto Press in London, Ann Arbor, MI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • McCarthy, Joseph, -- 1908-1957 -- Relations with anthropologists,
  • Anthropology -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Anthropologists -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Anthropologists -- United States -- Political activity,
  • Anthropology -- Political aspects -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Science and state -- United States -- History -- 20th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Dustin M. Wax.
    SeriesAnthropology, culture, and society
    ContributionsWax, Dustin M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGN17.3.U6 A57 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 185 p. ;
    Number of Pages185
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19907473M
    ISBN 100745325874, 0745325866
    ISBN 109780745325873, 9780745325866
    LC Control Number2008273545

    Contents Preface viii List of illustrations x List of maps xii 1 World War II and the destruction of the old order 1 2 The origins of the Cold War in Europe, –50 16 3 Towards ‘Hot War’ in Asia, –50 35 4 A global Cold War, –8 56 5 From confrontation to detente, –68 78 6 Cold wars at home 7 The rise and fall of superpower detente, –79 Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War. Dustin M. Wax, ed. New York: Pluto Press. “Introduction: Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War”, Pp. “Organizing Anthropology: Sol Tax and the Professionalization of Anthropology”, Pp. Book Review: Sex and Pleasure in Western Culture. Archives of Sexual Behavior 37(3.

    Benn Steil is senior fellow and director of international economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is the author of The Marshall Plan: Dawn of the Cold previous book, the prize-winning Battle of Bretton Woods: John Maynard Keynes, Harry Dexter White, and the Making of a New World Order, was called "a triumph of economic and diplomatic history" by the Financial Times, "a superb Reviews: In Cold War Anthropology, David H. Price offers a provocative account of the profound influence that the American security state has had on the field of anthropology since the Second World War. Using a wealth of information unearthed in CIA, FBI, and military records, he maps out the intricate connections between academia and the intelligence.

    From the early Cold War years through the social unrest and activism of the s, American anthropology expanded considerably in size and outreach, becoming spectacularly global and cross-cultural in its interests. Complex societies and communities became increasingly popular subjects of.   The Making of Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War I just finished a 3-part series of long articles detailing how I put together and got published my forthcoming edited volume, Anthropology at the Dawn of the Cold War: The Influence of Foundations, McCarthyism and the CIA.


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