Journals Higher Education



Published: 03 June 2004

208 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719062643

Bookseller Code (06)


President Lyndon Johnson and Soviet Communism

John Dumbrell

Published by Manchester University Press

  • A major new study that fills a significant gap in the academic literature on the Cold War, examining in detail a neglected phase of US-Soviet relations
  • Covers President Lyndon Johnson's policy towards the Soviet Union, as well as Beijing, nuclear issues, the Vietnam War, Cuba, the Middle East and Eastern Europe
  • Constitutes a major contribution to the growing 'beyond Vietnam' literature on the foreign policy of President Lyndon B. Johnson
  • Based on detailed scrutiny of archives in Britain and the United States as well as recently released archival material
  • New judgements are offered on the origins of superpower détente

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