Modernization as Ideology: American Social Science and "nation Building" in the Kennedy Era

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Univ of North Carolina Press, 2000 - Political Science - 288 pages
Providing new insight on the intellectual and cultural dimensions of the Cold War, Michael Latham reveals how social science theory helped shape American foreign policy during the Kennedy administration. He shows how, in the midst of America's protracted

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Page 270 - The course here indicated will be followed unless current events and experience shall show a modification or change to be proper, and in every case and exigency my best discretion will be exercised according to circumstances actually existing, and with a view and a hope of a peaceful solution of the national troubles and the restoration of fraternal sympathies and affections.

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Michael E. Latham is associate professor of history at Fordham University.

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