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Crises and commitments : the politics and diplomacy of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts, 1948-1965

Author: Peter Edwards; Gregory Pemberton
Publisher: North Sydney : Allen & Unwin in association with the Australian War Memorial, 1992.
Series: Official history of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts, 1948-1975.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers the domestic and international politics of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asia from the Malayan emergency (1948-60) and the period of the Indonesian-Malaysian Confrontation (1963-66), up  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Edwards; Gregory Pemberton
ISBN: 1863731849 9781863731843
OCLC Number: 26795688
Description: xix, 515 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. From World War to Cold War --
2. The outbreak of the Malayan insurrection, 1948 --
3. Australian decisions on arms and troops for Malaya, 1948 --
4. Australian policy and politics, 1948-1949 --
5. The Menzies Government and the recognition of Bao Dai, 1950 --
6. Australian Air Force support to Malaya, 1950 --
7. Towards involvement in Indochina, 1951-1953 --
8. The 'united action' crisis, April-May 1954 --
9. From Geneva to Manila, June-September 1954 --
10. The creation of the Far East Strategic Reserve and the despatch of Australian troops to Malaya, 1955 --
11. Australia and Southeast Asia, 1956-1960 --
12. Crises in Laos, 1959-1961 --
13. Commitments in Thailand and Vietnam, 1962 --
14. Confrontation begins, 1963 --
15. Two conflicts, two allies: Confrontation and Vietnam, December 1963-July 1964 --
16. Two danger areas-or three? August-November 1964 --
17. The commitment of Australian troops to Borneo and support for the American bombing of North Vietnam, December 1964-February 1965 --
18. The commitment of an Australian battalion to Vietnam, March-April 1965 --
19. Reflections.
Series Title: Official history of Australia's involvement in Southeast Asian conflicts, 1948-1975.
Responsibility: Peter Edwards with Gregory Pemberton.

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