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Rotary International and the Selling of American Capitalism

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$45.00 • £36.95 • €40.50

ISBN 9780674989795

Publication Date: 07/06/2021


456 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

18 photos, 3 maps, 3 tables


  • Map: The First 300 Rotary Clubs Founded to June 1917
  • Map: The First Rotary Club in Each Country and Region throughout the World, 1905–1958
  • Introduction: The Civic Internationalism of Main Street
  • 1. Cooperation among Gentlemen: Main Street Meets the World
  • 2. No Foreigners Allowed: The World Meets Main Street
  • 3. The Elimination of Differences: Main Street Meets Tokyo
  • 4. Through Earthquake and Fire: Tokyo Meets Main Street
  • 5. Under the Shadow of Rotary: When Main Streets Compete
  • 6. Trailing along through Asia: Main Street Comes Full Circle
  • Conclusion: From Here On!
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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