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Dean Rusk : defending the American mission abroad

Author: Thomas W Zeiler
Publisher: Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2000.
Series: Biographies in American foreign policy, no. 3.
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"A thoroughly researched and insightful study of one of America's most important secretaries of state whose considerable accomplishments were overshadowed by his central role in shaping U.S. policy toward Vietnam." - Gary R. Hess, Dept. of History, Bowling Green State University -- Back cover
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Zeiler, Thomas W.
Dean Rusk.
Wilmington, Del. : Scholarly Resources, 2000
(OCoLC)607398593
Named Person: Dean Rusk
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas W Zeiler
ISBN: 0842026851 9780842026857 084202686X 9780842026864
OCLC Number: 40996203
Description: xxvi, 235 p. : ill., maps : 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction: The Lessons of History --
Emergence of a Neo-Wilsonian --
International Idealist and Realist --
Among the Best and the Brightest --
From Core to Periphery --
Bearing the Burden in Europe --
Watchful Neighbor over Latin America --
Priorities in the Third World --
Applying Principles in Vietnam --
Collective Security in Indochina --
Sink or Swim: From Kennedy to Johnson --
Limits of a Limited War --
The Whole World Was Watching --
Fading Out --
Conclusion: The Liberal Missionary.
Series Title: Biographies in American foreign policy, no. 3.
Responsibility: Thomas W. Zeiler.

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