Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam / Edition 1

Lyndon Johnson and Europe: In the Shadow of Vietnam / Edition 1

by Thomas Alan Schwartz
     
 

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. Impressively researched and engagingly written, LyndonSee more details below

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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. 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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780674010741
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Publication date:
04/15/2003
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.42(h) x 1.26(d)

Table of Contents

Abbreviations Used in Text

Prelude: Lyndon Johnson as the Ugly American

1. Retreat from the Grand Design

2. Policy in the Shadows

3. The French Challenge

4. The Year of Achievements

5. The Long 1968

Epilogue: Lyndon Johnson Reassessed

Appendix: Tables

Abbreviations Used in Notes

Notes

Bibliography

Acknowledgments

Index

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