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A companion to the Vietnam War

Author: Marilyn Blatt Young; Robert Buzzanco
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2002.
Series: Blackwell companions to American history.
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A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the Vietnamese perspective, the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Companion to the Vietnam War.
Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2002
(DLC) 2002022763
(OCoLC)49225955
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marilyn Blatt Young; Robert Buzzanco
ISBN: 9781405172042 1405172045
OCLC Number: 144500442
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 514 pages).
Contents: Hanoi's long century / Stein Tønnesson --
In search of Ho Chi Minh / William Duiker --
Belated Asian allies : the technical and military contributions of Japanese deserters (1945-50) / Christopher E. Goscha --
The realities and consequences of war in a northern Vietnamese commune / Shaun Malarney --
The My Tho grapevine and the Sino-Soviet split / David Hunt --
"Vietnam" as a women's war / Karen G. Turner --
Before the war : legacies from the early twentieth century in United States-Vietnam relations / Anne Foster --
Franklin Roosevelt, trusteeship, and US exceptionalism : reconsidering the American vision of postcolonial Vietnam / Mark Bradley --
Dreaming different dreams : the United States and the army of the Republic of Vietnam / Robert K. Brigham --
JFK and the myth of withdrawal / Edwin E. Moise --
The politics of escalation in Vietnam during the Johnson years / Robert Buzzanco --
A casualty of war : the break in American relations with Cambodia, 1965 / Kento Clymer --
The last casualty? Richard Nixon and the end of the Vietnam War, 1969-75 / Lloyd Gardner --
Remembering Nixon's war / Carolyn Eisenberg --
America's secret war in Laos, 1955-75 / Alfred W. McCoy --
Missing in action in the twenty-first century / Bruce Franklin --
African Americans and the Vietnam War / James Westheider --
Mexican Americans and the Viet Nam War / George Mariscal --
"They'll forgive you for anything except being weak" : gender and US escalation in Vietnam 1961-65 / Robert Dean --
The antiwar movement / Barbara Tischler --
The veterans antiwar movement in fact and memory / John Prados --
Sanctuary! A bridge between civilian and GI protest against the Vietnam War / Michael S. Foley --
Knowledge at war : American social science and Vietnam / Michael E. Latham --
The war on television : TV news, the Johnson administration, and Vietnam / Chester J. Pach, Jr.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to American history.
Responsibility: edited by Marilyn B. Young and Robert Buzzanco.

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