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Civilization and the typhoon : America, land reform and "irrational revolution" in the Philippines, Vietnam and El Salvador 1950-1984

Monk, Paul M


In December 1918, en route to the Versailles Conference, President Woodrow Wilson of the United States remarked to his private secretary, Colonel Edward House, that that Conference must not become "another Congress of Vienna". He feared, he said, that "civilization" would be swamped by a tidal wave of ultra-radical revolution, unless such revolution was pre-empted by liberal and progressive leadership by the statesmen of the West. Alluding to the upheavals then already taking place in...[Show more]

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Date published: 1989-04-20
Type: Thesis (PhD)


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