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==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
 
French demographer, anthropologist and historian [[Alfred Sauvy]], in an article published in the French magazine ''[[Le Nouvel Observateur|L'Observateur]]'', August 14, 1952, coined the term ''Third World'', referring to countries that were unaligned with either the Communist Soviet bloc or the Capitalist NATO bloc during the Cold War.<ref name="Gregory">Gregory, Derek et al. (Eds.) (2009). Dictionary of Human Geography (5th Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell.</ref> His usage was a reference to the [[Estates-General of 1789|Third Estate]], the commoners of France who, before and during the [[French Revolution]], opposed the clergy and nobles, who composed the First Estate and Second Estate, respectively. Sauvy wrote, "This third world ignored, exploited, despised like the third estate also wants to be something."<ref>Literal translation from French</ref> He conveyed the concept of political [[Non-Aligned Movement|non-alignment]] with either the capitalist or communist bloc.<ref>Wolf-Phillips, Leslie (1987). "Why 'Third World'?: Origin, Definition and Usage", ''Third World Quarterly'', 9(4): 1311-1327.</ref>
 
French demographer, anthropologist and historian [[Alfred Sauvy]], in an article published in the French magazine ''[[Le Nouvel Observateur|L'Observateur]]'', August 14, 1952, coined the term ''Third World'', referring to countries that were unaligned with either the Communist Soviet bloc or the Capitalist NATO bloc during the Cold War.<ref name="Gregory">Gregory, Derek et al. (Eds.) (2009). Dictionary of Human Geography (5th Ed.), Wiley-Blackwell.</ref> His usage was a reference to the [[Estates-General of 1789|Third Estate]], the commoners of France who, before and during the [[French Revolution]], opposed the clergy and nobles, who composed the First Estate and Second Estate, respectively. Sauvy wrote, "This third world ignored, exploited, despised like the third estate also wants to be something."<ref>Literal translation from French</ref> He conveyed the concept of political [[Non-Aligned Movement|non-alignment]] with either the capitalist or communist bloc.<ref>Wolf-Phillips, Leslie (1987). "Why 'Third World'?: Origin, Definition and Usage", ''Third World Quarterly'', 9(4): 1311-1327.</ref>
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==Third World vs. Three Worlds==
 
==Third World vs. Three Worlds==
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Date: Thursday, the 1st of October 2015 at 03:44:22 PM
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