Mar. 16: Globalizing Containment

 

Topics:
  The Developing World, the Suez Crisis, the Eisenhower Doctrine
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, et. al., American Foreign Relations, pp. 295-308.

Gaddis, Strategies of Containment, pp. 162-96.


Suggested:
Karabell, Architects of Intervention: The United States, the Third World, and the Cold War, 1946-1962 (Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press, 1999).

Louis and Owen, Suez 1956: The Crisis and Its Consequences (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989).

Yaqub, Containing Arab Nationalism: The Eisenhower Doctrine and the Middle East (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2004).

 
Additional Resources:
 

PowerPoint Presentation

David R. Buck review of Robert Accinelli's Crisis and Commitment: United States Policy Toward Taiwan, 1950-1955, H-Diplo, December 1999.

"The Responsibilities of American Citizenship," National Education Program, 1955, running time: 10:29.
Anti-Communist orientation film.

Csaba Bekes, "The 1956 Hungarian Revolution and World Politics, Cold War International History Project,
Working Paper #16, September 1996.