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The Democracy Development MachineNeoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

The Democracy Development Machine: Neoliberalism, Radical Pessimism, and Authoritarian Populism in Mayan Guatemala

Nicholas Copeland

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736056
eISBN:
9781501736070
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736056.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

What forces hinder decolonization efforts on the neoliberal terrain? In the aftermath of a genocidal scorched earth campaign, Mayas in the town of San Pedro Necta encountered a formidable ... More

Divided AlliesStrategic Cooperation against the Communist Threat in the Asia-Pacific during the Early Cold War

Divided Allies: Strategic Cooperation against the Communist Threat in the Asia-Pacific during the Early Cold War

Thomas K Robb and David James Gill

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501741845
eISBN:
9781501741869
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501741845.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

By directly challenging existing accounts of post-World War II relations among the United States of America, the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand, this book is a significant contribution to ... More

No Longer NewsworthyHow the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class

No Longer Newsworthy: How the Mainstream Media Abandoned the Working Class

Christopher Martin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501735257
eISBN:
9781501735264
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501735257.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

Workers in the U.S. have been increasingly invisible since the late 1960s, as the news media shifted their focus to upscale audiences and lost sight of the American working class. This bookcharts the ... More

The Nuclear SpiesAmerica's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin

The Nuclear Spies: America's Atomic Intelligence Operation against Hitler and Stalin

Vince Houghton

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501739590
eISBN:
9781501739606
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501739590.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The subject of this book is the US atomic intelligence effort against both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the period 1942-1949. Both of these intelligence efforts operated within the framework ... More

The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor RepresentationImmigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

The Politics of Social Inclusion and Labor Representation: Immigrants and Trade Unions in the European Context

Heather Connolly, Miguel Martínez Lucio, and Stefania Marino

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736575
eISBN:
9781501736599
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736575.001.0001
Subject:
History, Political History

The book explores the question of social inclusion and trade union responses to immigration in the European context, comparing the Netherlands, Spain and the United Kingdom. Drawing on in-depth ... More

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