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Lyndon Johnson confronts the world : American foreign policy, 1963-1968

Author: Warren I Cohen; Nancy Bernkopf Tucker
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book is the most comprehensive, perceptive, and nuanced review to date of the foreign policy of the Lyndon Johnson era. It demonstrates not only U.S. concern with the Soviet Union, Europe, and nuclear weapons issues but also the overwhelming preoccupation with Vietnam that shaped policy throughout the world. During this period, Johnson also faced a series of emergencies ranging from turmoil in the Congo, to war
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Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren I Cohen; Nancy Bernkopf Tucker
ISBN: 0521414288 9780521414289 0521424798 9780521424790
OCLC Number: 30436490
Description: x, 342 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Lyndon B. Johnson : change and continuity / Waldo Heinrichs --
Johnson, Vietnam, and Tocqueville / Walter LaFeber --
"A time in the tide of men's affairs" : Lyndon Johnson and Vietnam / Richard H. Immerman --
Threats, opportunities, and frustrations in East Asia / Nancy Bernkopf Tucker --
Toward disillusionment and disengagement in South Asia / Robert J. McMahon --
Lyndon B. Johnson, Germany, and "the end of the cold war" / Frank Costigliola --
Promise of progress : U.S. relations with Latin America during the administration of Lyndon B. Johnson / Joseph S. Tulchin --
Keeping Africa off the agenda / Terrence Lyons --
Balancing American interests in the Middle East : Lyndon Baines Johnson vs. Gamal Abdul Nasser / Warren I. Cohen --
Lyndon Johnson : a final reckoning / Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.
Responsibility: editors, Warren I. Cohen, Nancy Bernkopf Tucker.
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