Era: Cold War
A new organization played an important part in assisting the Rockefeller Foundation by assembling cooperative studies on the issues of the day.
Encouraging cross-cultural knowledge in an interconnected postwar world by shaping new interdisciplinary programs and retooling traditional academic fields.
India was not the first country to take up the new seeds and methods developed by the Rockefeller Foundation, but the story of India’s adoption of them in the 1960s is dramatic.
A foundation-supported publication challenged McCarthyism and caused a controversy.
New Research: Economic Research, Grantmaking in Colombia, Feeding India, and Near East Rural Education
In this month’s edition of the series, the authors have used the records of the Rockefeller Foundation, the Commonwealth Fund, the Ford Foundation, the Office of the Messrs. Rockefeller, and the Near East Foundation.
The latest installment in our New Research series features reports using the collections of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council.
New Research: Malaria Control in Palestine, Japanese Women’s Intellectual Networks, the Congress for Cultural Freedom, and Human Rights
New RAC Research Reports draw from the holdings of the Ford Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Rockefeller Brothers Fund and more.
What might appear to be a simple publication project came to fruition only after a decade of political upheaval, cultural repression, war, and Rockefeller Foundation support.
Our understanding of the insanity defense relies on a book that was an unintended outcome of a Commonwealth Fund grant.
Why would an American foundation transform the field of business education?