Trapped by Success: The Eisenhower Administration and Vietnam, 1953 - 1961
NY, Columbia University Press. 1991, First Edition First Printing. (ISBN: 0-231-07374-7). Hard Cover. DJ in new mylar, clean, colors bright, a little edge and general wear. Complete number line at copyright page. Rust colored boards, black lettering, minorshelf-wear to extremities. Pages [xv, 276 including index] clean, binding tight, very slight lean to spine, highlighting and a few marginal marks throughout. This book is a chronicle of clandestine plots, bureaucratic fights, cultural and strategic mistakes, and missed opportunities. It shows how the administration publicly applauded South Vietnam's survival and growing stability, while it was actually producing and almost totally dependent regime that would ultimately consume billions of American dollars and thousands of American lives. Media Mail, Priority & most international shipping include free tracking information. Every book listed is located in my smoke free and climate controlled shop. All are inspected by me and will have qualities and/or flaws described. Very Good-/Very Good.
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Keywords: History, Americas, North, Southeast Asia, Political Science, Government Military History American History 0231073747