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**NEW: Both the Business major and the Public Health: Health, Behavior, and Society (HBS) major now have Peer Advisers. For information, go to the Peer Advisers webpage.

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The American Studies Program Presents:

Planning for Plenty: The Economic Cold War in India

A talk given by
David Engerman
Ottilie Springer Professor of History
Brandeis University

Monday, April 21, 2014
5:00 PM
Rush Rhees Library, Room 456

Co-sponsored by the Department of History


For most of the 1950s and 1960s, India was a key site for the economic Cold War, with American and Soviet officials competing with each other to provide development aid for the Indian economy. This lecture explores the origins and effects of this competition from Indian as well as superpower perspectives.

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