By Christopher Endy
Whilst i used to be in class we needed to slog via textbooks that have been written via professors for professors. the concept a e-book needs to be wonderful and enjoyable to learn used to be on no account thought of. It appeared that for a e-book to be applicable to the professoriate it needed to be written in a turgid kind with an absolute absence of humor or own wit.
This isn't the case with Endy's e-book, that's either scholarly and highly exciting. i might suggest its adoption as a reader in classes in political technological know-how and diplomatic heritage. whilst, it may be an interesting learn for a person drawn to the aftermath of WWII and the reconstruction of Europe.
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S. foreign aid. Although the Truman administration announced the Marshall Plan in June 1947, the aid itself was not guaranteed until Congress approved the plan in March 1948. And while most in Congress agreed that Communism in Europe was a danger, they 28 ))) Leisure before and after the War A cartoon from the Atlantic Monthly shows that the myth of French abundance survived at a time when French bread rations declined below the worst wartime levels (from Atlantic Monthly, September 1947). π≠ In the often ﬁerce debate over the Marshall Plan, congressional critics of the plan frequently drew on ﬁrst- and secondhand travel narratives describing European abundance.
Is shocked by how it di√ers from the picture in his mind,’’ added Anne Morrow Lindbergh after traveling for two months in Europe on assignment for Reader’s Digest. S. foreign policies. Writing in the Nation in 1947, Stephen Spender, a British intellectual and vocal advocate of an antiCommunist Atlantic alliance, attacked a new travelogue by the American literary critic Edmund Wilson. π∏ With Europe in need of assistance, Spender suggested, American travel writers ought no longer delude themselves with nineteenth-century dichotomies between innocent America and a corrupt Old World.
In Paris, there is no outward evidence of distress. ’’π≤ An Ohio congressman in 1947 argued against the plan by referring to European casinos. ’’π≥ Although depictions of French abundance reinforced arguments against the Marshall Plan, American journalists in favor of foreign aid often juxtaposed tourist visions of Europe with accounts of European su√ering, dramatizing the disparity between prewar images and postwar reality to urge support for foreign aid. In one example of this rhetorical strategy, the Saturday Review in 1946 Leisure before and after the War ((( 29 noted that ‘‘a trip to Europe is not as [it was] in the good old days before the war’’ and that ‘‘the most notable thing about Paris is its loss of gaiety.