Dollars and Dominoes: Rhetoric and Reality in Corporate America's Perception of Southeast Asia, 1950-1961
Gillespie, John Lodge, Jr., Department of History, University of Virginia
Leffler, Melvyn, Department of History, University of Virginia
Three main theories presenting a framework for discussing the attitudes of the American business community regarding U.S. intervention in Southeast Asia. These theories are the neo-colonialist approach, as described most recently by Gabriel Kolko; World Systems theory, expressed most clearly by Thomas McCormick and Bruce Cumings; and the national security approach as defined by Melvyn Leffler.
MA (Master of Arts)
neo-colonialist, World Systems theory, national security approach
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