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Author Ahlberg, Kristin L., 1975-

Title Transplanting the great society [electronic resource] : Lyndon Johnson and Food for Peace / Kristin L. Ahlberg.

Imprint Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 260 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-242) and index.
Contents Planting the seeds of a Food for Peace program -- LBJ and the growth of Food for Peace, 1963-1965 -- A time to reap, 1965-1969 -- Food for Peace and the short tether: India, 1964-1968 -- Plowshares into swords: Israel, 1964-1968 -- Food for war: Vietnam, 1964-1968 -- Conclusion: final harvest.
Summary "Uses recently declassified sources to trace the successes and limitations of the Johnson administration's efforts to use food aid as a diplomatic tool during the Cold War, both to gain support for U.S. policies and to reward or punish allies such as Israel, India, and South Vietnam"--Provided by publisher.
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Subject Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973.
Johnson, Lyndon B., 1908-1973 (Johnson, Lyndon Baines)
Food relief, American -- Political aspects.
Food supply -- Political aspects -- Developing countries.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Developing countries.
Developing countries -- Foreign relations -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ahlberg, Kristin L., 1975- Transplanting the great society. Columbia : University of Missouri Press, ©2008 9780826218193 (DLC) 2008034658 (OCoLC)227919919
ISBN 9780826266477 (electronic bk.)
0826266479 (electronic bk.)
9780826218193 (alk. paper)
0826218199 (alk. paper)