The Wages of Globalism: Lyndon Johnson and the Limits of American Power / Edition 1

The Wages of Globalism: Lyndon Johnson and the Limits of American Power / Edition 1

by H. W. Brands
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195113772

ISBN-13: 9780195113778

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

For a quarter-century, the shadow of Vietnam has so darkened Lyndon Johnson's reputation in foreign affairs that it has been difficult for historians to appreciate what he did right. Now H. W. Brands offers a fresh look at Johnson's handling of international relations, putting Vietnam in the context of the many crises he confronted and the outdated policies of global

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For a quarter-century, the shadow of Vietnam has so darkened Lyndon Johnson's reputation in foreign affairs that it has been difficult for historians to appreciate what he did right. Now H. W. Brands offers a fresh look at Johnson's handling of international relations, putting Vietnam in the context of the many crises he confronted and the outdated policies of global containment he inherited. The result is a fascinating portrait of a master politician at work, maneuvering through a series of successes that, ironically, help explain his great failure in Vietnam.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195113778
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.12(h) x 0.76(d)
Lexile:
1310L (what's this?)

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