0
Your cart

Your cart is empty

Books > History > American history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > Vietnam War

Buy Now

Lyndon Johnson and Europe - In the Shadow of Vietnam (Hardcover) Loot Price: R678
Discovery Miles 6 780
Lyndon Johnson and Europe - In the Shadow of Vietnam (Hardcover): Thomas Alan Schwartz

Lyndon Johnson and Europe - In the Shadow of Vietnam (Hardcover)

Thomas Alan Schwartz

 (sign in to rate)
Loot Price R678 Discovery Miles 6 780 | Repayment Terms: R62 pm x 12*

Bookmark and Share

Expected to ship within 10 - 15 working days

Traditionally seen as a master of domestic politics, Lyndon Johnson is frequently portrayed as inept in foreign relations, consumed by the war in Vietnam, and unable to provide vision or leadership for the Western alliance. In this persuasive revisionist history, Thomas Alan Schwartz takes issue with many of the popular and scholarly assumptions about the president seen as the classic "ugly American."

In the first comprehensive study of Johnson's policy toward Europe--the most important theater of the Cold War--Schwartz shows a president who guided the United States with a policy that balanced the solidarity of the Western alliance with the need to stabilize the Cold War and reduce the nuclear danger. He faced the dilemmas of maintaining the cohesion of the alliance, especially with the French withdrawal from NATO, while trying to reduce tensions between eastern and western Europe, managing bitter conflicts over international monetary and trade policies, and prosecuting an escalating war in Southeast Asia.

Impressively researched and engagingly written, "Lyndon Johnson and Europe" shows a fascinating new side to this giant of twentieth-century American history and demonstrates that Johnson's diplomacy toward Europe deserves recognition as one of the most important achievements of his presidency.

General

Imprint: Harvard University Press
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2003
First published: April 2003
Authors: Thomas Alan Schwartz
Dimensions: 214 x 142 x 30mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 352
ISBN-13: 978-0-674-01074-1
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Biography & autobiography > Historical, political & military
Books > Humanities > History > European history > General
Books > Humanities > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political structure & processes > Political leaders & leadership
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > International relations > General
Books > Social sciences > Warfare & defence > War & defence operations > Battles & campaigns
Books > Humanities > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
Books > Humanities > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > Vietnam War
Books > Humanities > History > American history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > Vietnam War
Books > History > American history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > Vietnam War
Books > History > Asian / Middle Eastern history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945 > Vietnam War
Books > History > European history > General
Books > History > History of specific subjects > Military history
Books > History > World history > From 1900 > Postwar, from 1945
Books > Biography > Historical, political & military
LSN: 0-674-01074-4
Barcode: 9780674010741

Is the information for this product incomplete, wrong or inappropriate? Let us know about it.

Does this product have an incorrect or missing image? Send us a new image.

Is this product missing categories? Add more categories.

Review This Product

No reviews yet - be the first to create one!

Partners