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Events Data for Four International Crises: 1941, 1950, 1962 (ICPSR 7701)
Principal Investigator(s): Hopple, Gerald W.; Wilkenfeld, Jonathan; Rossa, Paul J.
The study consists of data for over 9,000 events collected from The New York Times Index and, in some cases, The New York Times itself. The events occurred during four international crises: the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, December 1941, the German invasion of the Soviet Union, June 1941, the outbreak of the Korean War, June 1950, and the Cuban Missile Crisis, October 1962. The data were collected for the principal actors in each crisis and span a period from 18 months prior to the crisis to one month subsequent to the actual crisis. Five primary variables are coded for the data: date of occurrence, initiator and recipient of the event, geographical area, and a classification code based on the World Event/Interaction Survey (WEIS) coding scheme.
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Hopple, Gerald W., Jonathan Wilkenfeld, and Paul J. Rossa. Events Data for Four International Crises: 1941, 1950, 1962. ICPSR07701-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1979. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07701.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07701.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: Cuban Missile Crisis, foreign affairs, international conflict, Korean War, Pearl Harbor attack, World War II
Geographic Coverage: Cuba, Germany, Global, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, Soviet Union, United States
Universe: Events/interactions in four international crises: Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, German invasion of the Soviet Union, the outbreak of the Korean War, and the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Data Types: event/transaction data
THE NEW YORK TIMES INDEX, THE NEW YORK TIMES
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-05-03
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