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Transplanting the great society : Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace

Transplanting the great society : Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace

Author: Kristin L Ahlberg
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Uses recently declassified sources to trace the successes and limitations of the Johnson administration's efforts to use food aid as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War, both to gain support for U.S. policies and to reward or punish allies such as Israel, India, and South Vietnam"--Provided by publisher

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Ahlberg, Kristin L., 1975-
Transplanting the great society.
Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008
(DLC) 2008034658
Named Person: Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson; Lyndon B Johnson
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin L Ahlberg
ISBN: 9780826266477 0826266479
OCLC Number: 593249252
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 260 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Planting the seeds of a Food for Peace program --
LBJ and the growth of Food for Peace, 1963-1965 --
A time to reap, 1965-1969 --
Food for Peace and the short tether: India, 1964-1968 --
Plowshares into swords: Israel, 1964-1968 --
Food for war: Vietnam, 1964-1968 --
Conclusion: final harvest.
Responsibility: Kristin L. Ahlberg.


Traces the transformation of Public Law 480 from a means of liquidating domestic surplus into a vital component of US foreign policy. This title focuses on how Lyndon Johnson sought to re-create his  Read more...


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