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A Vietnam War reader : a documentary history from American and Vietnamese perspectives, edited by Michael H. Hunt

Label
A Vietnam War reader : a documentary history from American and Vietnamese perspectives
Title
A Vietnam War reader
Title remainder
a documentary history from American and Vietnamese perspectives
Statement of responsibility
edited by Michael H. Hunt
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/3
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.4
LC item number
.V626 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hunt, Michael H
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Label
A Vietnam War reader : a documentary history from American and Vietnamese perspectives, edited by Michael H. Hunt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The setting: colonialism and the Cold War (to 1954). Emergence of a nationalist vision -- Ho Chi Minh's rise to prominance, 1919-1945 -- The popular appeal of revolution -- Deepening U.S. engagement in Indochina, 1943-1954 -- 2. Drawing the lines of conflict, 1954-1963. A country divided or united? July 1954-December 1960 -- The perspective of NLF activists -- Reacting to NLF success, 1961-1963 -- The Diem regime in crisis, July-November 1963 -- 3. From proxy war to direct conflict, 1963-1965. The Saigon government on the ropes, November 1963-August 1965 -- Johnson escalates, August 1964-April 1965 -- Hanoi prepares for war, October 1964-May 1965 -- "Going off the diving board, " June-July 1965 -- 4. The lords of war, 1965-1973. Strategies for victory, September-November 1965 -- The Tet offensive gamble, July 1967-March 1968 -- Getting beyond stalemate, November 1968-July 1969 -- Talking and fighting, April 1970-January 1973 -- 5. The view from the ground, 1965-1971. To the rescue, 1965-1967 -- In the shadow of the giant, 1965-1968 -- The war goes sour, 1968-1971 -- Staggering through an endless war, 1968-1971 -- 6. The war comes home, 1965-1971. Opening shots, 1965 -- Criticism goes mainstream, 1966-1968 -- Rising contention and polarization, 1969-1970 -- The Vietnam veterans movement, 1971 -- 7. Outcomes and verdicts. Endgame, 1974-1975 -- South Vietnamese looking back on a lost cause -- Living with the ghosts of a long war -- Political verdicts
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxix, 223 p.
Isbn
9780807833506
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009031224
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2136605-01umb_inst
  • 2214578
  • (Sirsi) i9780807859919
  • (OCoLC)428926487
Label
A Vietnam War reader : a documentary history from American and Vietnamese perspectives, edited by Michael H. Hunt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
1. The setting: colonialism and the Cold War (to 1954). Emergence of a nationalist vision -- Ho Chi Minh's rise to prominance, 1919-1945 -- The popular appeal of revolution -- Deepening U.S. engagement in Indochina, 1943-1954 -- 2. Drawing the lines of conflict, 1954-1963. A country divided or united? July 1954-December 1960 -- The perspective of NLF activists -- Reacting to NLF success, 1961-1963 -- The Diem regime in crisis, July-November 1963 -- 3. From proxy war to direct conflict, 1963-1965. The Saigon government on the ropes, November 1963-August 1965 -- Johnson escalates, August 1964-April 1965 -- Hanoi prepares for war, October 1964-May 1965 -- "Going off the diving board, " June-July 1965 -- 4. The lords of war, 1965-1973. Strategies for victory, September-November 1965 -- The Tet offensive gamble, July 1967-March 1968 -- Getting beyond stalemate, November 1968-July 1969 -- Talking and fighting, April 1970-January 1973 -- 5. The view from the ground, 1965-1971. To the rescue, 1965-1967 -- In the shadow of the giant, 1965-1968 -- The war goes sour, 1968-1971 -- Staggering through an endless war, 1968-1971 -- 6. The war comes home, 1965-1971. Opening shots, 1965 -- Criticism goes mainstream, 1966-1968 -- Rising contention and polarization, 1969-1970 -- The Vietnam veterans movement, 1971 -- 7. Outcomes and verdicts. Endgame, 1974-1975 -- South Vietnamese looking back on a lost cause -- Living with the ghosts of a long war -- Political verdicts
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xxix, 223 p.
Isbn
9780807833506
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009031224
Other physical details
map
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u2136605-01umb_inst
  • 2214578
  • (Sirsi) i9780807859919
  • (OCoLC)428926487

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