xiv, 260 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
9780826218193 alkaline paper 0826218199 alkaline paper
"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.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 215-242) and index.
Formatted Contents Note
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.