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By Eugenie M. Blang

Allies at Odds examines America's Vietnam coverage from 1961 to 1968 in a world context by way of concentrating on the us' dating with its ecu companions France, West Germany, and nice Britain. the ecu reaction to America's Vietnam coverage offers a framework to evaluate this crucial bankruptcy in contemporary American historical past in the wider point of view of diplomacy. both major, the respective ways to the "Vietnam query" by means of the Europeans and american citizens show the continued problem for realms of transcending narrowly outlined state-centered rules for a world point of view pursuant of universal targets one of the trans-Atlantic allies. Blang explores the failure of France, West Germany, and nice Britain to noticeably effect American policy-making.

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