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Author Lerner, Mitchell B
Title A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (618 pages)
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Series Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History Ser. ; v.87
Wiley Blackwell Companions to American History Ser
Note A COMPANION TO LYNDON B. JOHNSON -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Introduction -- Part I: Pre-Presidential Years -- 1 The Changing South -- 2 LBJ in the House and Senate -- 3 The Vice Presidency -- Part II: Lyndon B. Johnson's White House -- 4 Lady Bird Johnson -- 5 Management and Vision -- Part III: Domestic Policy -- 6 The War on Poverty -- 7 African-American Civil Rights -- 8 Mexican Americans -- 9 Women's Issues -- 10 Health Care -- 11 Environmental Policy -- 12 American Immigration Policy -- 13 LBJ and the Constitution -- 14 The Urban Crisis -- 15 Education Reform -- 16 Domestic Insurgencies -- 17 LBJ and the Conservative Movement -- Part IV: Vietnam -- 18 Decisions for War -- 19 Fighting the Vietnam War -- 20 The War at Home -- 21 The War from the Other Side -- Part V: Beyond Vietnam -- 22 Latin America -- 23 Europe -- 24 LBJ and the Cold War -- 25 The Middle East -- 26 LBJ and the New Global Challenges -- Part VI: Final Reckonings -- 27 How Great was the Great Society? -- 28 Lyndon B. Johnson and the World -- 29 The Legacy of Lyndon B. Johnson -- Bibliography -- Index
This companion offers an overview of Lyndon B. Johnson's life, presidency, and legacy, as well as a detailed look at the central arguments and scholarly debates from his term in office. Explores the legacy of Johnson and the historical significance of his years as president Covers the full range of topics, from the social and civil rights reforms of the Great Society to the increased American involvement in Vietnam Incorporates the dramatic new evidence that has come to light through the release of around 8,000 phone conversations and meetings that Johnson secretly recorded as President
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Lerner, Mitchell B. A Companion to Lyndon B. Johnson Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9781444333893
Subject Johnson, Lyndon B. -- (Lyndon Baines), -- 1908-1973.;Johnson, Lyndon B. -- (Lyndon Baines), -- 1908-1973 -- Political and social views.;Vietnam War, 1961-1975.;Presidents -- United States -- Biography.;United States -- Politics and government -- 1963-1969.;United States -- Social conditions -- 1960-1980.;United States -- Foreign relations -- 1963-1969
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