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Author Blang, Eugenie M., 1964-

Title Allies at odds : America, Europe, and Vietnam, 1961-1968 / Eugenie M. Blang
Published Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 275 pages) : illustrations
Series Vietnam : America in the war years
Vietnam--America in the war years (Unnumbered)
Contents The United States and the Vietnam conundrum -- France and Indochina -- West Germany from the 1950s to 1963 : finding a role in international affairs -- Britain and Indochina : We have experience in these matters -- Lyndon Johnson and military escalation in Vietnam, 1964-1968 -- De Gaulle's response to American policy in Vietnam, 1961-1966 -- Ludwig Erhard : Bonn, Washington, Paris, and the problem of Vietnam, 1964-1966 -- Harold Wilson and the illusive search for a diplomatic settlement -- The lessening of tensions, 1968-1969 -- Conclusion -- Epilogue: The allies and the Iraq War
Summary Allies at Odds examines America's Vietnam policy from 1961 to 1968 in an international context by focusing on the United States relationship with its European partners France, West Germany, and Great Britain. The European response to America's Vietnam policy provides a framework to assess this important chapter in recent American history within the wider perspective of international relations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Diplomatic history.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
France -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Germany (West) -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- France.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Germany (West)
United States -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2010047436
ISBN 1442209232 (electronic)
9781442209237 (electronic)
(cloth ; alk. paper)
(cloth ; alk. paper)