Trapped by Success: The Eisenhower Administration and Vietnam, 1953-61

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Columbia University Press, Jun 1, 2010 - History - 276 pages
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Contents

Vietnam Colonialism and Cold War 1941January 1953
1
Eisenhower Dulles Dominoes and Dienbienphu January 1953May 1954
17
The Geneva Conference and the Diem Card MayJune 1954
41
SEATO and Other Stopgaps to Shoreup South Vietnam JuneNovember 1954
65
The Collins Mission and Washingtons Point of No Return November 1954May 1955
91
The Substance and Subterfuge of Nation Building May 1955January 1957
121
The Miracle and the Muddle of South Vietnam January 1955January 1959
151
Trapped by Success January 1959January 1961
175
Conclusion
199
NOTES
211
BIBLIOGRAPHY
255
INDEX
269
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David L. Anderson is assistant professor of history at the University of Indianapolis. He is the author of Imperialism and Idealism: American Diplomats in China.


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