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Vietnam, a history

Author: Stanley Karnow
Publisher: New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Viking, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. and updated edView all editions and formats
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Pulitzer Prize-winning author Stanley Karnow offers the defintive history of the Vietnam conflict--a monumental narrative that analyzes, clarifies, and demystifies the tragic ordeal of this  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Karnow
ISBN: 0140145338 9780140145335 0670842184 9780670842186
OCLC Number: 23216660
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983.
Description: xv, 768 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface --
The war nobody won --
Piety and power --
The heritage of Vietnamese nationalism --
The war with the French --
The light that failed --
America's mandarin --
Vietnam is the place --
The end of diem --
The commitments deepen --
Disorder and decision --
LBJ goes to war --
Escalation --
Debate, diplomacy, doubt --
Tet --
Nixon's war --
The peace that never was --
Chronology --
Cast of principal characters --
Notes on sources --
Acknowledgments --
Photo credits --
Index.
Responsibility: Stanley Karnow.

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