CABLE, Larry E.
Title: Conflict of Myths : The Development of American Counterinsurgency Doctrine and the Vietnam War.
Publisher:  New York University Press, New York and London, 1986, ISBN:0814714013
Seller ID: 89992
CABLE, Larry E. Conflict of Myths : The Development of American Counterinsurgency Doctrine and the Vietnam War. New York and London : New York University Press, 1986. Pp [i]-xiii,(1),-307,(5). Index. 8vo, black cloth, red lettering to spine. Contents : Shadows of Substance : 1. Introduction. 2. The Greek Civil War. 3. South Korea, 1948-1954. 4. The Philippines, 1946-1954. 5. The Malayan Emergency. 6. The Banana Wars, 1915-1934. Totems and Tribal Memories : 7. Selecting and Erecting the Pole. 8. Carving Totems: At theTop and at the Bottom. 9. Tribal Memories. 10. Intrusions and Conclusions. Fetishes That Failed : 11. The COIN of Camelot. 12. Fetishes and Failures. 13. Doctrine of Predestination. 14. Auguries of Janus. Bookplate, underlin ing in black and red throughout, else good in nicked dustjacket. As is. 35.00