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Johnson's War/Johnson's Great Society

The Guns and Butter Trap

Johnson's War/Johnson's Great Society( )
Author: Helsing, Jeffrey W.
ISBN:978-0-275-96449-8
Publication Date:Jan 2000
Publisher:ABC-CLIO, LLC
Imprint:Greenwood
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $187.95
Book Description:

Helsing provides a unique perspective on the escalation of the Vietnam War. He examines what many analysts and former policymakers in the Johnson administration have acknowledged as a crucial factor in the way the United States escalated in Vietnam: Johnson's desire for both guns and butter--his belief that he must stem the advance of communism in Southeast Asia while pursuing a Great Society at home.

He argues that the United States government, the president, and his key...
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Book Details
Pages:296
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / 20Th Century
History / Military / Vietnam War
Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.1 x 24 cm
Book Weight:0.556 Kilograms



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