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Entangled geographies : empire and technopolitics in the global Cold War / edited by Gabrielle Hecht.

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Publication:
Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2011.
Series:
Inside technology.
Inside technology
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (348 p.)
Subjects:
Cold War.
Decolonization.
Geopolitics.
Technology -- Political aspects.
Technology and state.
Language:
English
Summary:
This work explores how Cold War politics, imperialism, and postcolonial nation building became entangled in technologies and considers the legacies of those entanglements for today's globalized world.
Contents:
Introduction / Gabrielle Hecht
Islands : the United States as a networked empire / Ruth Oldenziel
The uses of portability : circulating experts in the technopolitics of Cold War and decolonization / Donna Mehos and Suzanne Moon
On the fallacies of Cold War nostalgia : capitalism, colonialism, and South African nuclear geographies / Gabrielle Hecht
Rare earths : the Cold War in the annals of travancore / Itty Abraham
Nuclear colonization? : Soviet technopolitics in the second world / Sonja D. Schmid
The techonpolitical lineage of state planning in Hungary, 1930-1956 / Martha Lampland
Fifty years' progress in five : Brasilia -modernization, globalism, and the geopolitics of flight / Lars Denicke
Crude ecology : technology and the politics of dissent in Saudi Arabia / Toby C. Jones
A plundering tiger with its deadly cubs? The USSR and China as weapons in the engineering of a 'Zimbabwean Nation," 1945-2009 / Clapperton Chakanetsa Mavhunga
Cleaning up the Cold War : global humanitarianism and the infrastructure of crisis response / Peter Redfield.
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
OCLC-licensed vendor bibliographic record.
Contributor:
Hecht, Gabrielle.
ISBN:
1-283-14812-9
9786613148124
0-262-29571-7
OCLC:
738433349
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