America's Strategy in Southeast Asia: From Cold War to by James A. Tyner

By James A. Tyner

Geography encompasses every thing from the local—where people stay, paintings, and travel—to metageographies like countries and areas. James A. Tyner's artistic and multidisciplinary principles on geography equally diversity from the personal—his father's adventure within the army in the course of the Vietnam War—to a huge dialogue of ways the us has come to workout strength during the creation of geographic wisdom, hence in Southeast Asia. because the finish of the second one global battle, Southeast Asia has served as a surrogate area to extra American imperial pursuits, that are financial, political, territorial, and ethical in scope. America's technique in Southeast Asia contends that the development of Southeast Asia as a geographic entity has been an important part within the construction of the yankee empire. for instance, America's most obvious adventure of colonial rule happened the Philippines, America's longest conflict was once fought in Vietnam, and so much lately, a few American policymakers have pointed out Southeast Asia because the "Second entrance" within the conflict on Terror. but, America's overriding method in Southeast Asia and the quarter itself continues to be anything of a secret for the yankee populace—a "black field" in America's geographical mind's eye. This transparent and leading edge ebook educates readers approximately Southeast Asia's significance in American overseas policy.

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