The Road Not Taken

The Road Not Taken

Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam

Book - 2018
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A biography of Edward Lansdale, the CIA operative. Boot chronicles his rise and fall as a proponent of a visionary "hearts and minds" diplomacy in Vietnam who was ultimately overruled by the American military bureaucracy, which favored bombs and troop build-ups over winning the people's trust.
Publisher: New York : Liveright Publishing Corporation, 2018
ISBN: 9780871409416
0871409410
Branch Call Number: 959.7043 Boot
Characteristics: l 717 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm

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