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- The Limits of Empire
- Robert J. McMahon
- 26 July 2018
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The Limits of Empire characters Ú 104 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.review The Limits of Empire
The Limits of Empire characters Ú 104 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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The Limits of Empire characters Ú 104 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.