The Resource Light at the end of the tunnel : a Vietnam War anthology, edited by Andrew J. Rotter, (electronic resource)

Light at the end of the tunnel : a Vietnam War anthology, edited by Andrew J. Rotter, (electronic resource)

Label
Light at the end of the tunnel : a Vietnam War anthology
Title
Light at the end of the tunnel
Title remainder
a Vietnam War anthology
Statement of responsibility
edited by Andrew J. Rotter
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Of all of the wars in which the U.S. has been engaged, none has been as divisive as the conflict in Vietnam. The repercussions of this unsettling episode in American history still resonate in our society. Although it ended more than 30 years ago, the Vietnam War continues to fascinate and trouble Americans. The third edition of Light at the End of the Tunnel gives a full overview of the conflict. Starting with Ho Chi Minh's revolt against the French, editor Andrew J. Rotter takes the reader through the succeeding years as scholars, government officials, journalists, and others recount the
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
959.7043
Index
no index present
Language note
English
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.L544 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Rotter, Andrew Jon
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam
Label
Light at the end of the tunnel : a Vietnam War anthology, edited by Andrew J. Rotter, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: A Chronology of U.S. Intervention; Chapter 1: Getting in, 1945-1952; 1. Ho Chi Minh: The Untried Gamble; 2. The United States, its Allies, and the Bao Dai Experiment; Chapter 2: Fighting Shy, 1953-1961; 3. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Wholehearted Support of Ngo Dinh Diem; 4. Geneva, 1954: The Precarious Peace; 5. The CIA Comes to Vietnam; Chapter 3: Digging in, 1961-1968; 6. No ""Non-Essential Areas"": Kennedy and Vietnam; 7. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution; 8. Lyndon Johnson Chooses War
  • 9. The Tet Offensive, 196810. A Dissenter in the Administration; Chapter 4: Getting Out, 1968-1975; 11. Nixon, Kissinger, and a Pax Americana; 12. Bombing Hanoi, Mining Haiphong, and the Moscow Summit; 13. Stabbed in the Back; Part II: In Country; Chapter 5: Allies and Enemies; 14. Ngo Dinh Diem, the Impossible Ally; 15. Ngo Dinh Diem, Modernizer; 16. The Foreign Policy of North Vietnam; 17. The National Liberation Front and the Land; Chapter 6: The Battlefield; 18. Getting Hit; 19. Feeling Cold; 20. Nursing and Disillusionment; 21. ""They Did Not Know Good from Evil""
  • 22. My Lai: The Killing Begins Part III: Controversies and Consequences of American Involvement; Chapter 7: International Dimensions of the War; 23. The Soviet Union and American Escalation; 24. China and the American Escalation; 25. The Vietnamese and Global Revolutions; Chapter 8: Laos and Cambodia; 26. The War in Laos; 27. Bombing Cambodia: A Critique; 28. Bombing Cambodia: A Defense; Chapter 9: Interpreting the War; 29. A Clash of Cultures; 30. An Opportunity for Power; 31. A Defense of Freedom; 32. An Act of Imperialism; 33. An Assertion of Manhood; Chapter 10: The War in America
  • 34. Working-Class War 35. Seeds of a Movement; 36. Women at the Barricades, Then and Now; Chapter 11: The Legacy of War; 37. Saigon: The End and the Beginning; 38. Homecoming USA; 39. Amerasians: A People in Between; Chapter 12: Afterword; 40. Letting Go; Notes; Sources
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (517 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283604185
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000241925
  • (EBL)1023684
  • (OCoLC)855502333
  • (SSID)ssj0000711523
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12330354
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000711523
  • (PQKBWorkID)10693738
  • (PQKB)10665332
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1023684
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000241925
Label
Light at the end of the tunnel : a Vietnam War anthology, edited by Andrew J. Rotter, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part I: A Chronology of U.S. Intervention; Chapter 1: Getting in, 1945-1952; 1. Ho Chi Minh: The Untried Gamble; 2. The United States, its Allies, and the Bao Dai Experiment; Chapter 2: Fighting Shy, 1953-1961; 3. Dwight D. Eisenhower and Wholehearted Support of Ngo Dinh Diem; 4. Geneva, 1954: The Precarious Peace; 5. The CIA Comes to Vietnam; Chapter 3: Digging in, 1961-1968; 6. No ""Non-Essential Areas"": Kennedy and Vietnam; 7. The Tonkin Gulf Resolution; 8. Lyndon Johnson Chooses War
  • 9. The Tet Offensive, 196810. A Dissenter in the Administration; Chapter 4: Getting Out, 1968-1975; 11. Nixon, Kissinger, and a Pax Americana; 12. Bombing Hanoi, Mining Haiphong, and the Moscow Summit; 13. Stabbed in the Back; Part II: In Country; Chapter 5: Allies and Enemies; 14. Ngo Dinh Diem, the Impossible Ally; 15. Ngo Dinh Diem, Modernizer; 16. The Foreign Policy of North Vietnam; 17. The National Liberation Front and the Land; Chapter 6: The Battlefield; 18. Getting Hit; 19. Feeling Cold; 20. Nursing and Disillusionment; 21. ""They Did Not Know Good from Evil""
  • 22. My Lai: The Killing Begins Part III: Controversies and Consequences of American Involvement; Chapter 7: International Dimensions of the War; 23. The Soviet Union and American Escalation; 24. China and the American Escalation; 25. The Vietnamese and Global Revolutions; Chapter 8: Laos and Cambodia; 26. The War in Laos; 27. Bombing Cambodia: A Critique; 28. Bombing Cambodia: A Defense; Chapter 9: Interpreting the War; 29. A Clash of Cultures; 30. An Opportunity for Power; 31. A Defense of Freedom; 32. An Act of Imperialism; 33. An Assertion of Manhood; Chapter 10: The War in America
  • 34. Working-Class War 35. Seeds of a Movement; 36. Women at the Barricades, Then and Now; Chapter 11: The Legacy of War; 37. Saigon: The End and the Beginning; 38. Homecoming USA; 39. Amerasians: A People in Between; Chapter 12: Afterword; 40. Letting Go; Notes; Sources
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
1 online resource (517 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781283604185
Media category
computer
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2670000000241925
  • (EBL)1023684
  • (OCoLC)855502333
  • (SSID)ssj0000711523
  • (PQKBManifestationID)12330354
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0000711523
  • (PQKBWorkID)10693738
  • (PQKB)10665332
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1023684
  • (EXLCZ)992670000000241925

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