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A Frontier Country in the Cold War

William J. Rust

in Before the Quagmire: American Intervention in Laos, 1954-1961

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813135786
eISBN:
9780813136844
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813135786.003.0003
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reviews the August 1956 and subsequent agreements between the RLG and the Pathet Lao to establish a neutral, coalition government in Laos. These agreements triggered a concerted U.S. ... More


“A Soft Buffer”: Laos in the Eisenhower Administration’s Grand Strategy

Seth Jacobs

in The Universe Unraveling: American Foreign Policy in Cold War Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801445477
eISBN:
9780801464041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801445477.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at U.S.-Lao relations from 1954 to 1958. Along with establishing the U.S. Operations Mission (USOM) in Vientiane to administer economic assistance, Washington created a thinly ... More


Conclusion

Jonathan Smyth

in Robespierre and the Festival of the Supreme Being: The Search for a Republican Morality

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781526103789
eISBN:
9781526120847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526103789.003.0009
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Why did the whole idea and ethos of the Supreme Being disappear so quickly and completely? Was the reason that Robespierre took no steps to establish firmly his new moral system because he fatally ... More


Oncopolitics? Reshaping Collaborative Research

Peter Keating and Alberto Cambrosio

in Cancer on Trial: Oncology as a New Style of Practice

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226428918
eISBN:
9780226428932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226428932.003.0127
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter focuses on the debates concerning the relations between the US cooperative oncology groups and the Cancer Therapy Evaluation Program (CTEP) of the Division of Cancer Treatment (DCT). It ... More


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