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Cold war mandarin : Ngo Dinh Diem and the origins of America's war in Vietnam, 1950-1963

Author: Seth Jacobs
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006.
Series: Vietnam--America in the war years (Unnumbered)
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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For almost a decade, the tyrannical Ngo Dinh Diem governed South Vietnam as a one-party police state while the US financed his tyranny. This book traces the tragic history of the so-called Diem  Read more...

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Jacobs, Seth, 1964-
Cold war mandarin.
Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2006
(DLC) 2006003240
(OCoLC)63297750
Named Person: Đình Diệm Ngô; Đình Diệm Ngô; Đình Diệm Ngô
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Seth Jacobs
OCLC Number: 607639087
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 207 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: "The kind of Asian we can live with" : Diem wins American support --
"Let our people go!" : the Geneva accords and passage to freedom --
"This fellow is impossible" : the Collins mission --
"Miracle man" : Diem's regime in myth and reality --
"Truth shall burst forth in irresistible waves of hatred" : cracks in the façade --
"A scenario of torture, persecution, and worse" : the Diem experiment in decline --
"No respectable turning back" : collapse of the Diem experiment.
Series Title: Vietnam--America in the war years (Unnumbered)
Responsibility: Seth Jacobs.
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