Subject Area

American history; Military policy; Politics; International relations

Description

This thesis demonstrates how the Truman and Eisenhower administrations sought to avoid direct intervention in Indochina and halt the spread of communism at the same time. This purpose is achieved through careful analysis of primary and secondary sources, with a particular focus on the primary documentation found in Foreign Relations of the United States: 1952-1954. Through examination of these day-by-day recordings and memos, the futility of pursuing the two conflicting aims becomes clear.

Publisher

Providence College

Date

Spring 2011

Type

Article

Coverage

Temporal

1952 - 1954

Format

Text

.pdf

Language

English