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Kennedy's Quest for Victory : American Foreign Policy, 1961-1963

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This book covers every aspect of Kennedy's foreign policy - Europe, Asia, Africa, Latin America, Vietnam, the Middle East, and Canada, and subjects such as the Cuban Missile Crisis, atomic policy, economic policy, and the Peace Corps.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 432 pages
  • 139.7 x 213.36 x 27.94mm | 521.63g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 019504584X
  • 9780195045840
  • 741,616

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`the dozen essays in Kennedy's Quest for Victory are written so clearly, so informatively that they deserve the wide audience which is likely to be attracted to Beschloss ... The essays are remarkably free of overlap.' Times Higher Education Supplement `No better introduction to American foreign relations in the 1960s exists than the Paterson volume.' The Times Higher Education Supplementshow more

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Basing their analysis on extensive research in archival documents and oral histories, accomplished historians explore the primary assumptions and objectives of Kennedy and his advisors.show more

About Thomas G. Paterson

Author of MEETING THE COMMUNIST THREAT (OUP/USA 1988)show more

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