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Foreign Policies of Lyndon Johnson

Beyond Vietnam

Foreign Policies of Lyndon Johnson( )
Editor: Brands, H. W.
Series title:Foreign Relations and the Presidency Ser.
Publication Date:May 1999
Publisher:Texas A&M University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $29.95
Book Description:

American political scholarship has so focused on Vietnam that little attention has been paid to Johnson's foreign policy in other regions of the world. Recently some scholars have moved beyond Vietnam to examine other aspects of American dealings with the world during the Johnson years. In this volume, H. W. Brands has gathered the work of some of the most important of these scholars, not only addressing regions other than Vietnam but also asking important analytic questions about...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Presidents & Heads Of State
Political Science / International Relations / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.13 x 9.25 x 0.85 Inches
Book Weight:1.12 Pounds
Author Biography
H.W. Brands was born Henry William Brands in Oregon. He graduated from Stanford University in 1975 with a B.A. in history, and from Jesuit High School in Portland, Oregon. He went on to earn his graduate degree in mathematics and history in Oregon and Texas. He taught at Vanderbilt University and Texas A&M University before he joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin. He acquired the title of Dickson Allen Anderson Centennial Professor of History at the U of Texas. He specializes in American History and politics, with books including Traitor to His Class, Andrew Jackson, The Age of Gold, the First American, and TR. Several of his books have been best sellers, including one recently published, The General vs. the President. Two of them - Traitor to His Class and The First American were finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. He lectures often on historical and current events and he can be seen and heard on national television and radio programs.


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