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Harvest of fear : a history of Australia's Vietnam War

Author: John Murphy
Publisher: St. Leonhards : Allen & Unwin, 1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This history of Australia's experience of the Vietnam War aims to offer an understanding of how that war came about, how Australia came to be involved, and why Australian involvement was the cause of  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Murphy
ISBN: 186373449X 9781863734493
OCLC Number: 260164058
Description: XXII, 335 S. : ill., graph. Darst., Kt.
Contents: Acknowledgments..Abbreviations..Author's note..Illustrations..Introduction..PART I: THE COLONIAL ORDER..1 Material life in the colonial world..2 A colonial polity..3 'A trance of uncertainty, doubt and fear': Australia and Asia in the Cold War..4 1954: To the brink..PART II: PREPARING FOR WAR..5 Ngo Dinh Diem: 'How to revive a war', 1954-1966..6 The logic of intervention: 1957-1964..7 The logics of dissent: 1957-1966..8 1966: The Cold War mould cracks..PART III: INTERVENTION..9 Counter-revolution and the village: 1966-1969..10 Rice, place and revolution..11 Morbid symptoms: Australia, 1967-1969..12 The left revived..PART IV: WITHDRAWAL..13 The Moratorium..14 Things fall apart..Conclusion..Appendix: Opinion polls on the war and conscription..Notes..Bibliography and sources..Index
Responsibility: John Murphy.

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