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Atoms for Peace in Latin America

Gisela Mateos and Edna Suárez-Díaz.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: Contemporary History (Post 1945); Diplomatic History; History of Science and Technology. 7757 words.

On December 8, 1953, in the midst of increasing nuclear weapons testing and geopolitical polarization, United States President Dwight D. Eisenhower launched the Atoms for Peace initiative....

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Civilian Aviation in Mexico

Peter Soland.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online January 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Modern History (1700 to 1945); Contemporary History (Post 1945); History of Science and Technology. 8819 words.

The Mexican government’s civil aviation program implemented elite development strategies during a period of national reconstruction. In the decades following the revolution, political...

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Population Studies and Genetics in Mexico during the Cold War

Ana Barahona.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Latin American History

P ublished online June 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Latin American History; Contemporary History (Post 1945); History of Science and Technology. 10073 words.

Although their history can be traced further back to the study of heredity, variability, and evolution at the beginnings of the 20th century, studies on the genetic structure and ancestry...

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