Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 November 2014

300 Pages

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719096693

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Piercing the Bamboo Curtain

Tentative Bridge-building to China During the Johnson Years

Michael Lumbers

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Lends a new dimension to the burgeoning debate over Lyndon Johnson's diplomatic stewardship 'beyond Vietnam'
  • Links Johnson's China policy to the Vietnam War and the Cultural Revolution
  • The only comprehensive account of the Johnson administration's China policy. Based on a thorough review of a wide array of recently declassified government documents
  • Traces the development of U.S. approaches to China during a critical period of the Cold War