Washington DC: University Press of America, 1977.
First Edition; First Printing. Trade Paperback. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #14249
Ex-Library. Library stamps/marks/pocket, light roll. Solid trade paperback. ; "His failure to abandon a politically ruinous course was in large part due to certain deeply ingrained beliefs, and this failure would bring on the denouement of the debacle. It is within this context that an understanding of Johnson's military attitudes is essential." Contents: Preface; Introduction; Chapter I The Origins of the Vietnam War 1940-1963; Ch II Lyndon Johnson and the Vietnam War; Ch III Some Explanations for Escalation; Ch IV The Southern Military Tradition; Ch V Lyndon Johnson, Southerner; Conclusion; Bibliography.; Ex-Library; 123 pages.