By Seth Jacobs
A diplomatic and cultural heritage, America’s Miracle guy in Vietnam attracts on executive information, presidential libraries, deepest papers, novels, newspapers, magazines, videos, and tv and radio publicizes. Jacobs indicates intimately how, within the Nineteen Fifties, U.S. policymakers conceived of chilly conflict anticommunism as a campaign during which americans had to mix with fellow Judeo-Christians opposed to an adversary risky as a lot for its atheism as for its army may. He describes how racist assumptions that Asians have been culturally unready for democratic self-government predisposed americans to excuse Diem’s dictatorship as important in “the Orient.” through focusing recognition at the position of yank spiritual and racial ideologies, Jacobs makes an important contribution to our realizing of the disastrous dedication of the USA to “sink or swim with Ngo Dinh Diem.”
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America’s Miracle Man in Vietnam: Ngo Dinh Diem, Religion, Race, and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia (American Encounters/Global Interactions) by Seth Jacobs