Works Cited

World’s Fair New York 1939 – Shriner

Gelernter, David Hillel. 1939, the Lost World of the Fair. New York: The Free Press, 1995.


Kargon, Robert H., Molella, Arthur P., Low, Morris, Fiss, Karen. World’s Fairs on the Eve of War; Science, Technology, and Modernity, 1937-1942. Pittsburgh, Pa.: University of Pittsburgh Press. 2015.


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Harrison, Helen A. Dawn of a New Day: the New York World’s Fair 1939/40. New York: New York University Press, 1980.


Iriye, Akira. The New Cambridge History of American Foreign Relations Volume 3: The Globalizing of America, 1913-1945. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.


Rydell, Robert W., Findling, John. E., Pelle, Kimberly D., Fair America: World’s Fair’s in the United States. Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 2000.


The Queens Museum, Remembering the Future: The New York World’s Fair from 1939 to 1964. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., 1989.


Mauro, James, Twilight at the World of Tomorrow: Genius, Madness, Murder, and the 1939 World’s Fair on the Brink of War. New York: Ballentine Books/Random House, Inc., 2010.


Roche, Maurice. Mega-Events and Modernity: Olympics and Expos in the Growth of Global Culture. London: Routledge, 1998.


Greenhalgh, Paul. Ephemeral Vistas: The Expositions Universelles, Great Exhibitions and World’s Fairs, 1851-1939. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1988.


Swift, Anthony. “The Soviet World of Tomorrow at the New York World’s Fair, 1939.” The Russian Review, Vol. 57, No. 3. Hoboken, N.J.: Wiley, July 1998.



Saudi Oil


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Vitalis, Robert, America’s Kingdom: Mythmaking on the Saudi Oil Frontier (Stanford; Stanford UP; 2007).



Gradin, Greg. Empire’s Workshop: Latin America, the United States, and the Rise of the New Imperialism. New York: Metropolitan Books, 2006.

Gustafson, Kristen. Hostile Intent: US Covert Operations in Chile, 1964-1974. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Books, Inc., 2007.

Kizner, Stephen. Overthrow: America’s Century of Regime Change from Hawaii to Iraq. New York: Times Book, 2006.

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Occupation of Japan (WIP)

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Cultural Imperialism

Barjot, Dominique, ed. Catching up with America: Productivity Missions and the Diffusion of American Economic and Technological Influence after the Second World War. Presses De L’Universite de Paris-Sorbonne, 1997.

de Grazia, Victoria. Irresistible Empire: America’s Advance through 20th Century Europe. Cambridge, Massachusetts: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2005.

Kuisel, Richard F. “Coca-Cola and the Cold War: The French Face Americanization, 1948-1953.” French Historical Studies 17, no. 1 (1991): 96–116. doi:10.2307/286280.

Lundestad, Geir. “Empire” by Integration: The United States and European Integration, 1945-1997. Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

Ninkovich, Frank. The United States and Imperialism. Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2001.

Wagnleitner, Reinhold. Coca-Colonization and the Cold War: The Cultural Mission of the United States in Austria After the Second World War. Translated by Diana M. Wolf. Chapel Hill & London: The University of north Carolina Press, 1994.