[Ads-l] Antedating of "Third World" (Correction of Previous Email)

Shapiro, Fred fred.shapiro at YALE.EDU
Sat Apr 9 16:41:46 UTC 2022

Third World  (OED 1963)

1957 _Recent French Books_ 54  _Tiers Monde_ >> (_Le_)  (The Third World).

1961 _Foreign Affairs_ 1 Oct. 77  "Castro is not a Communist," Sartre wrote ... "He wants the independence and the sovereignty of his country.  He has to be understood on the basis of the experience we have had with all countries of the third world. ..."

Fred Shapiro

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