America 1940-1949: World Events Research Article from American Decades

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Simone de Beauvoir's feminist work The Second Sex is published.

T. S. Eliot's play The Cocktail Party premieres in Edinburgh.

George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four is published.

Paul Tillich's theological study The Shaking of the Foundations is published.

20-23 Jan.

Representatives of nineteen Middle Eastern, Far Eastern, and Australasian nations meet in New Delhi to discuss Asian affairs and issue a statement critical of Dutch efforts to prevent the Netherlands East Indies from becoming the independent nation of Indonesia.

25 Jan.

The Soviet Union and Communist countries of Eastern Europe announce that they have established the Council for Mutual Economic Assistance.

8 Mar.

France agrees to recognize the independence of Vietnam within the French Union and to reinstall Vietnamese emperor Bao Dai.

4 Apr.

Twelve nations, including the United States and the Brussels Pact nations, form the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), committing themselves to mutual military assistance.

18 Apr.

The Republic of...

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