jacobo arbenz

  1. A Drop in the Bucket: Brazil and Latin America in the Cold War
    Threadmarks: Part 1: A Divided City

    ------------------ Part 1: A Divided City Throughout practicaly all of Porto Alegre's republican history, most of its inhabitants had very little say in how the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Sul was run. During the Old Republic, its mayors, like pretty much all other politicians of the...
  2. Nationalist victory in China: consequences for the Cold War?

    Like it says on the tin. What could've been some major effects of the Nationalists winning the Chinese Civil war? Would the USSR focus most of its efforts in securing its empire in Europe, rather than trying to export communism to the Third World? Would we still have a Korean War? If so, Kim...