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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780292731073
Publisher: University of Texas Press
Publication date: 01/01/1994
Series: Administrative History of the Johnson Presidency Series
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.56(d)

About the Author

George C. Herring is an Alumni Professor of History at the University of Kentucky.

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • One. “A Different Kind of War”: The Johnson Administration and the Conduct of Limited War in Vietnam
  • Two. No More MacArthurs: Johnson, McNamara, the Military, and the Command System in Vietnam
  • Three. The “Other War”: Management of Pacification, 1965–1967
  • Four. The Not-so-secret Search for Peace
  • Five. “Without Ire”: Management of Public Opinion
  • Six. “Fighting while Negotiating”: The Tet Offensive and After
  • Seven. Conclusion
  • Notes
  • Index

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