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Jacobs, Seth, 1964-
The universe unraveling : American foreign policy in Cold War Laos / Seth Jacobs
Alternate Title American foreign policy in Cold War Laos
Ithaca : Cornell University Press, c2012
book jacket
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 3rd Floor  E183.8.L3 J33 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject United States -- Foreign relations -- Laos
Laos -- Foreign relations -- United States
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1953-1961
United States -- Foreign relations -- 1961-1963
Physical Description x, 312 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [275]-302) and index
Contents A long country inhabited by lotus eaters : Washington encounters Laos -- A soft buffer : Laos in the Eisenhower administration's grand strategy -- Help the seemingly unhelpable : Little America and the U.S. aid program in Laos -- Foreigners who want to enslave the country : American neocolonialism, Lao defiance -- Doctor Tom and Mister Pop : American icons in Laos -- Retarded children : Laos in the American popular imagination -- No place to fight a war : Washington backs away from Laos
Series United States in the world

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