American encounters with Arabs : the "soft power" of U.S. public diplomacy in the Middle East / William A. Rugh

Author(s): Rugh, William A
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Subjects: Arabs--Public opinion
Civilization, Arab--Study and teaching--United States
Arab countries--Foreign relations--United States
United States--Foreign relations--Arab countries
United States--Foreign public opinion, Arab
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2006
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: xvii, 220 p. ; 25 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Public diplomacy resources and instruments 9
2. Beginnings in the Arab world, 1940s-1953 25
3. President Eisenhower and USIA, 1953-1961 33
4. The Kennedy and Johnson presidencies, 1961-1969 49
5. The Nixon and Ford presidencies, 1969-1977 69
6. The Carter presidency, 1977-1981 83
7. The Reagan era, 1981-1989 95
8. The presidency of George H. W. Bush, 1989-1993 111
9. The Clinton era, 1993-2001 129
10. President George W. Bush's first two years, 2001-2002 147
11. The Bush presidency and Iraq 165
12. Democratic reform and other issues 181
13. Conclusion 195
Notes: LCCN: 2005022472
ISBN: 0275988171 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-214) and index
Contents: List of tables -- Preface -- Abbreviations and terms -- Introduction -- Public diplomacy resources and instruments -- Beginnings in the Arab world, 1940s-1953 -- President Eisenhower and USIA, 1953-1961 -- The Kennedy and Johnson presidencies, 1961-1969 -- The Nixon and Ford presidencies, 1969-1977 -- The Carter presidency, 1977-1981 -- The Reagan era, 1981-1989 -- The presidency of George H.W. Bush, 1989-1993 -- The Clinton era, 1993-2001 -- President George W. Bush's first two years, 2001-2002 -- The Bush presidency and Iraq -- Democratic reform and other issues -- Conclusion -- Notes -- Selected bibliography -- Index
OCLC Number: 61229745
ISBN/ISSN: 0275988171