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A North-South mind in an East-West world [electronic resource] : Chester Bowles and the making of United States Cold War foreign policy, 1951-1969 / Richard P. Dauer.

By: Dauer, Richard P, 1941-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions to the study of world history: no. 110.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2005Description: 1 online resource (xii, 273 p.).ISBN: 9780313068720 (electronic bk.); 0313068720 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 | Bowles, Chester, 1901-1986 -- Political and social views | Ambassadors -- United States -- Biography | Ambassadors -- India -- Biography | Dissenters -- United States -- Biography | United States -- Foreign relations -- 1945-1989 | Cold War -- Diplomatic history | United States -- Foreign relations -- India | India -- Foreign relations -- United States | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Government -- International | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- International Relations -- General | Bowles, Chester | Au�enpolitik | USAGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: North-South mind in an East-West world.DDC classification: 327.73054/092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Wilsonian Cold Warrior: The Worldview of Chester Bowles; 2 Innocent Abroad: Ambassador to India, 1951-1953; 3 Troubles at Foggy Bottom: Chester Bowles Confronts the State Department, 1961-1963; 4 Firestorm 1961: Third World Crisis Management and Chester Bowles; 5 Problems of Containment: Chester Bowles, China, and Vietnam; 6 Return to India: The "Lost Opportunity" of Military Aid; 7 "Mission Unfulfilled": Bowles, Johnson, and the Problem of Indian Food; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.
Summary: How did a top American diplomat's contrarian views on U.S. Cold War foreign policy remain largely ignored over the course of four administrations? Dauer provides an in-depth analysis of the role of dissent in the formulation of American foreign policy in his examination of the diplomatic career of Chester Bowles, Under Secretary of State during the Kennedy Administration and two-time Ambassador to India. Based on extensive research in Bowles's personal papers, the National Archives, and presidential libraries, the book evaluates Bowles's views and why the foreign policy establishment largely d.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-257) and index.

Preface; Acknowledgments; 1 Wilsonian Cold Warrior: The Worldview of Chester Bowles; 2 Innocent Abroad: Ambassador to India, 1951-1953; 3 Troubles at Foggy Bottom: Chester Bowles Confronts the State Department, 1961-1963; 4 Firestorm 1961: Third World Crisis Management and Chester Bowles; 5 Problems of Containment: Chester Bowles, China, and Vietnam; 6 Return to India: The "Lost Opportunity" of Military Aid; 7 "Mission Unfulfilled": Bowles, Johnson, and the Problem of Indian Food; Epilogue; Bibliography; Index.

How did a top American diplomat's contrarian views on U.S. Cold War foreign policy remain largely ignored over the course of four administrations? Dauer provides an in-depth analysis of the role of dissent in the formulation of American foreign policy in his examination of the diplomatic career of Chester Bowles, Under Secretary of State during the Kennedy Administration and two-time Ambassador to India. Based on extensive research in Bowles's personal papers, the National Archives, and presidential libraries, the book evaluates Bowles's views and why the foreign policy establishment largely d.

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