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The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Jonathan Colman


Drawing on recently declassified documents as well as some of the latest published research, this book provides a fresh general account of President Johnson's handling of US foreign relations. It begins with an exploration of the Johnson White House, and then considers US policies towards Vietnam, Britain and France, the NATO alliance, the Soviet Union and communist China, the Middle East, the Western Hemisphere, and the international economy. The book contends that although the war in Vietnam could have been prosecuted more effectively, overall Johnson dealt with the world beyond the borders ... More

Keywords: Vietnam War, Britain, France, NATO alliance, Soviet Union, communist China, Middle East, Western Hemisphere, international economy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780748640133
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Jonathan Colman, author