By Seth Jacobs
A diplomatic and cultural heritage, America’s Miracle guy in Vietnam attracts on executive files, presidential libraries, deepest papers, novels, newspapers, magazines, video clips, and tv and radio declares. Jacobs indicates intimately how, within the Fifties, U.S. policymakers conceived of chilly conflict anticommunism as a campaign during which american citizens had to mix with fellow Judeo-Christians opposed to an adversary harmful as a lot for its atheism as for its army could. He describes how racist assumptions that Asians have been culturally unready for democratic self-government predisposed american citizens to excuse Diem’s dictatorship as important in “the Orient.” by way of focusing realization at the position of yank non secular and racial ideologies, Jacobs makes an important contribution to our knowing of the disastrous dedication of the us 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