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Shop Books. Read an excerpt of this book! Add to Wishlist. USD Sign in to Purchase Instantly. Eisenhower entered the White House. However, the burning question for the vast majority of the world's population was not whether they would join the 'Free World' or the Soviet bloc, but whether they could achieve meaningful self-determination. Nowhere did the answer to that question loom larger than in Africa. The Eisenhower administration's confrontation with Africa demonstrates the significance of race in the creation and execution of American foreign policy.
In this new work, historian George White, Jr. In turn, American statesmen and bureaucrats justified the undermining of democracy and freedom by stuffing the multi-faceted realities of African aspirations and Western privileges into the straitjacket of a bi-polar worldview. Using as its foundation American relations with Ethiopia, Ghana, South Africa, and the Congo, Holding the Line demonstrates the power of race to warp perception and to severely limit the parameters and possibilities of human engagement. Holding the Line provides a fresh perspective on s era U.
This is a book that will be of interest to students of American diplomatic history, Critical Race and Whiteness studies, American studies, and international relations. About the Author George White, Jr. Average Review.
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Item is removed from Favorites. Send to. Export RIS. Export BibTeX. Request it. White, George, The ghosts in the shell -- As the snake sheds its skin : Eisenhower diplomacy, African decolonization and nationalism -- The Negus and I : American foreign policy toward Ethiopia -- Less than strangers : Ghana and the United States -- Diplomacy with the not-so-distant cousin : the United States of America and the Union of South Africa -- Stabilizing the happy colony : the United States and the Belgian Congo -- Conclusion : overrunning the best interests of those concerned.
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