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Holding the Line : Race, Racism, and American Foreign Policy Toward Africa, 1953-1961

By: White, George, Jr.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2005Description: 1 online resource (248 p.).ISBN: 9780742533837.Subject(s): Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Foreign relations -- United States | Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Politics and government -- 1884-1960 | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961 | United States -- Foreign relations -- Africa, Sub-SaharanGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Holding the Line : Race, Racism, and American Foreign Policy Toward Africa, 1953-1961DDC classification: 327.73067/09/045 | 327.7306709045 LOC classification: DT38.5 .W47 2005Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page ; Dedication Page; Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: The Ghosts in the Shell; Chapter Two: As the Snake Sheds Its Skin: Eisenhower Diplomacy, African Decolonization, and Nationalism; Chapter Three: The Negus and I: American Foreign Policy toward Ethiopia; Chapter Four: Less than Strangers: Ghana and the United States; Chapter Five: Diplomacy with the Not-So-Distant Cousin: The United States of America and the Union of South Africa; Chapter Six: Stabilizing the Happy Colony: The United States and the Belgian Congo
Chapter Seven: Conclusion: Overrunning the Best Interests of those ConcernedNotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Summary: The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores the ways in which Eisenhower diplomacy, influenced by America's racialized fantasies, fears, and desires, turned the Cold War into a global sanctuary for the rehabilitation of Whiteness.
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page ; Dedication Page; Table of Contents ; Acknowledgments; Chapter One: The Ghosts in the Shell; Chapter Two: As the Snake Sheds Its Skin: Eisenhower Diplomacy, African Decolonization, and Nationalism; Chapter Three: The Negus and I: American Foreign Policy toward Ethiopia; Chapter Four: Less than Strangers: Ghana and the United States; Chapter Five: Diplomacy with the Not-So-Distant Cousin: The United States of America and the Union of South Africa; Chapter Six: Stabilizing the Happy Colony: The United States and the Belgian Congo

Chapter Seven: Conclusion: Overrunning the Best Interests of those ConcernedNotes; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author

The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy. In this new work, historian George White, Jr., explores the ways in which Eisenhower diplomacy, influenced by America's racialized fantasies, fears, and desires, turned the Cold War into a global sanctuary for the rehabilitation of Whiteness.

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George White, Jr. is assistant professor of history at the University of Tennessee.

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