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Vietnam's second front : domestic politics, the Republican Party, and the war / Andrew L. Johns.

Author/creator Johns, Andrew L., 1968-
Format Book and Print
Publication InfoLexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2010.
Descriptionx, 434 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction : Ares, Virginia, and the myth of the water's edge -- Trapped between Scylla and Charybdis : JFK, the GOP, and domestic politics -- The Cassandra conundrum : GOP opposition to LBJ's Vietnam policy, 1963-1965 -- Opening Pandora's box : escalation and domestic politics, 1965-1966 -- Confronting the hydra : LBJ on the defensive, 1966-1967 -- Sisyphus and Tantalus : the political impact of the war, 1967-1968 -- The Zalmoxis effect : Vietnam and the 1968 presidential election -- The Icarus agenda : Vietnamization and its political implications -- Whither Ariadne? Domestic politics and Nixon's search for peace -- Conclusion: sowing dragon's teeth -- Appendix: Republicans, 1961-1973.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN 2009044739
ISBN9780813125725 (hardcover : alk. paper)
ISBN0813125723 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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