The Limits of Empire (DOWNLOAD)


  • Paperback
  • 288
  • The Limits of Empire
  • Robert J. McMahon
  • English
  • 22 September 2019
  • 9780231108812

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    The Limits of Empire (DOWNLOAD) I appreciated this survey of US involvement in SE Asia from the end of WWII to the 90s Particularly valuable is McMahon's attempt to view major events through the perspective of the various nations of IndoChina Some may be put off by his title It seems legitimate to me particularly when ualified in his conclusion The two most startling statements I would take issue with were as follows First a communist victory across

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    The Limits of Empire (DOWNLOAD) Download The Limits of Empire In later memoirs Kissinger reflected on the difficulties of disengaging from Vietnam and noted “I was convinced that the deepest cau

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The Limits of Empire

Read Ç The Limits of Empire N insightful new way to understand America's failure in Vietnam and also why this grim miscalculation did not lead to the balance of power catastrophe that some US officials had forecasted The Limits of Empire touches upon such broad theoretical concerns as the appeal of nationalist anti Western currents to Third World peoples; the inadeuacy of empires as a means of asserting control over non Western peoples; and the chasm between America's postwar ambitions and the sobering realization of the limits of its powe.

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Read Ç The Limits of Empire Most complete picture to date of how US strategies of containment and empire building spiraled out of control in Southeast Asia Additionally McMahon's analysis goes further than any previous study of US security policy in Southeast Asia by following it through to the present investigating how the demoralizing experience of Vietnam radically undermined US enthusiasm for the region in a strategic sense By conceptualizing the US strategic mission as empire building rather than merely containment this book offers a.

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Read Ç The Limits of Empire In the years following World War II as the United States began to focus on the global containment of communism few regions of the world were considered as much of a potential battleground as Southeast Asia Robert McMahon contends that policymakers exaggerated the significance of the region within the global power balance dangerously overextending the United States and resulting in the tragedy of the Vietnam WarThe first book to situate the Vietnam War in its broad regional context The Limits of Empire offers the.