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The American Antinuclear Movement

Paul Rubinson.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online April 2016 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; US Cultural History; History of Science and Technology; Environmental History. 13401 words.

Spanning countries across the globe, the antinuclear movement was the combined effort of millions of people to challenge the superpowers’ reliance on nuclear weapons during the Cold War....

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American Foreign Policy and the Space Race

Teasel Muir-Harmony.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online February 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; History of Science and Technology. 9071 words.

The Soviet Union’s successful launch of the first artificial satellite Sputnik 1 on October 4, 1957, captured global attention and achieved the initial victory in what would soon become...

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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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KOMOROWSKI, Stanislaw Jerzy (1953 - 2010), Ambassador; Under-Secretary of State for Policy, Ministry of National Defence, Poland, since 2007

in Who Was Who

P ublished online April 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations; History of Science and Technology; Chemistry. 209 words.

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LISTON, Gerald John (<i>born</i> 1949), Regional Director, Central and South Asia, British Council, 2008–10

in Who's Who

P ublished online November 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; History of Engineering and Technology; Computing; Diplomatic History; Politics; International Relations. 118 words.

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Nuclear Arms Control in U.S. Foreign Policy

Jonathan Hunt.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

Article. Subjects: US History since 1945; Diplomatic History; History of Science and Technology. 457 words.

This is an advance summary of a forthcoming article in the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History. Please check back later for the full article.

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The Panama Canal and the United States

Michael E. Donoghue.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online January 2017 .

Article. Subjects: US History 1870-1900; Diplomatic History; History of Science and Technology. 11633 words.

The United States’ construction and operation of the Panama Canal began as an idea and developed into a reality after prolonged diplomatic machinations to acquire the rights to build the...

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Social Science and Foreign Affairs

Joy Rohde.

in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of American History

P ublished online November 2015 .

Article. Subjects: Diplomatic History; US History 1900 - 1945; US History since 1945; History of Science and Technology. 14090 words.

Since the social sciences began to emerge as scholarly disciplines in the last quarter of the 19th century, they have frequently offered authoritative intellectual frameworks that have...

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