By Stan Draenos
Stan Draenos’ booklet specializes in the conflicts that, on the top of the chilly warfare, fostered Papandreou’s bounce into Greek politics, after twenty years in American academia as an exemplar of John F. Kennedy’s ‘New Frontier’. within the aftermath of Kennedy’s assassination, those conflicts stumbled on Papandreou embroiled in a fancy drawback. even as, his meteoric upward push and the coup that reduce it brief represents a missed episode within the cave in of yank liberalism. Riven via inner conflicts over US intervention in Vietnam, liberal principles got here below the attack of a resurgent conservatism that, within the 1968 US presidential elections, may convey Richard Nixon to strength. Andreas Papandreou is hence either an American and a Greek tale - an untold story within the annals of the chilly battle. In a much broader experience, Andreas Papandreou’s transformation right into a chilly warfare maverick illuminates the unusual destiny that befell
progressive forces within the West which emerged from the devastation of global struggle II basically to discover themselves stuck up within the polarizing politics of a dangerous, nuclear-armed contention among the USA and the Soviet Union.
This is a ebook which illuminates a little-known bankruptcy of twentieth-century heritage. Its beautiful kind and interesting info will attract all basic readers who persist with the politics of the fashionable international, in addition to to students and scholars of overseas affairs.
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Andreas Papandreou: The Making of a Greek Democrat and Political Maverick by Stan Draenos