Apr. 6: Detente

 

Topics:
  Triangular Diplomacy, China, the Arms Race, Helsinki
Readings:
 

Required:
Paterson, American Foreign Relations, pp. 364-77.

Gaddis, Strategies of Containment, pp. 272-306.



Suggested:
Raymond L. Garthoff, Detente and Confrontation: American-Soviet Relations From Nixon to Reagan (Washington, D.C. Brookings, 1985).

Jeffrey Kimball, Nixon's Vietnam War (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 1998).

 
Additional Resources:
 

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