Vietnam's Second Front : Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War
By: Johns, Andrew L.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2010Description: 1 online resource (447 p.).ISBN: 9780813173696.Subject(s): Executive power -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Politics and war -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Vietnam's Second Front : Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the WarDDC classification: 327.730597 | 959.704 LOC classification: DS558Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front cover; Copyright page; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1 Trapped between Scylla and Charybdis; 2 The Cassandra Conundrum; 3 Opening Pandora's Box; 4 Confronting the Hydra; 5 Sisyphus and Tantalus; 6 The Zalmoxis Effect; 7 The Icarus Agenda; 8 Whither Ariadne?; Conclusion; Appendix: Republicans, 1961-1973; Notes; Bibliography; Index; Back cover
The Vietnam War has been analyzed, dissected, and debated from multiple perspectives for decades, but domestic considerations -- such as partisan politics and election-year maneuvering -- are often overlooked as determining factors in the evolution and outcome of America's longest war.In Vietnam's Second Front: Domestic Politics, the Republican Party, and the War, Andrew L. Johns assesses the influence of the Republican Party -- its congressional leadership, politicians, grassroots organizations, and the Nixon administration -- on the escalation, prosecution, and resolution of the Vi
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