United States policy towards Indonesia in the Truman and Eisenhower years

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  • Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan 2002
Physical description
xiv, 253 p. : map ; 23 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781403913944
  • 1403913943
ISSN
  • 1471-3829
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
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  • Reproduction available: Electronic reproduction. Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. System requirements: Web browser. University of Essex members only.
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  • Source of acquisition: 2003/01/CHAN
  • ANDREW ROADNIGHT is Research Assistant in the Department of History, University of Warwick.
Contents
  • Maps -- Preface -- List of Abbreviations -- Washington Hides Behind the British (August 1945-November 1946) -- The Dutch Agenda Prevails (December 1946-December 1948) -- Washington Forces Independence (January-December 1949) -- The US and Nationalism in Indonesia (January 1950-January 1953) -- Relations on a Knife Edge (January 1953-December 1955) -- From Diplomacy to Armed Intervention (January 1956-May 1958) -- Picking up the Pieces (June 1958-January 1961) -- Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index.
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Language
  • English

Summary

  • This analysis of US policy towards Indonesian nationalism concludes that Truman's support for independence was based on his Cold War priorities and not principled backing for self-determination. It reveals how Eisenhower's New Look led to a disastrous CIA-backed intervention in 1957-58 and propelled Indonesia towards the Soviet bloc. Exposing the extent of Australian influence on US policy, this account reveals how the personal prejudices of Eisenhower and John Foster Dulles undermined the notion of rational policymaking.

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