8 edition of Lyndon Johnson and Europe found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -316) and index.
|Statement||Thomas Alan Schwartz.|
|LC Classifications||E846 .S38 2003|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||339 p. :|
|Number of Pages||339|
|LC Control Number||2002038814|
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Even as Lyndon Johnson fought what he thought to be a necessary war in Vietnam, he knew America had other interests, the world had other imperatives, and Europe remained, potentially, the most dangerous place of all. In this important and well-researched book, Schwartz admirably begins the task of seeing Johnson--and his times--whole.”Cited by: 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.
Lyndon Johnson and Europe turns on its head the conventional picture of an LBJ who was master of domestic policy but out of his depth in foreign affairs. In fascinating detail, Schwartz shows LBJ personally managing relations with Western Europe and the Soviet Union with skill and insight unmatched by either Kennedy or Nixon and : $ Lyndon Johnson and Europe book.
Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Traditionally seen as a master of domestic politics, Lyndon John /5(8). About the Book Find at your local library Description Impressively researched and engagingly written, "Lyndon Johnson Lyndon Johnson and Europe book Europe" shows a fascinating new side to this giant of 20th-century American history and demonstrates that Johnson's diplomacy towards Europe deserves recognition as one of the most important achievements of his presidency.
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Thomas Schwartz’s Lyndon Johnson and Lyndon Johnson and Europe book is an admirably direct and straightforward book. It has two closely tied arguments: that LBJ’s foreign policy was more just about Vietnam and war in Southeast Asia and that this broader foreign policy was, mostly, successful and humane.
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Caro brings alive Lyndon Johnson in his wilderness years. Here, Johnson’s almost mythic personality—part genius, part behemoth, at once hotly emotional and icily calculating—is seen at its most nakedly ambitious. Though Johnson’s powerful speech has been discussed in many other venues, it has not been the subject of a book-length dissection.
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