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Developing powers: modernization, economic development, and governance in Cold War Afghanistan

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In the last decade, scholars have recognized economic development and modernization as crucial themes in the history of the twentieth century and the ‘global Cold War.’ Yet while historians have written lucid histories of the role of the social sciences in American foreign policy in the Third World, far less is known on the Soviet Union’s ideological and material support during the same period for countries like Egypt, India, Ethiopia, Angola, or – most prominently – Afghanistan.

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
History Faculty
Oxford college:
Corpus Christi College
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Nunan, T
Publication date:
2013
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK

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