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Vietnam, a history

Author: Stanley Karnow
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second revised and updated editionView all editions and formats
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Examines American involvement in the Vietnam War, delves into the decision-making process in Washington and Asia, and presents interviews with participants on both sides.
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Genre/Form: History
Nonfiction
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Karnow
ISBN: 0140265473 9780140265477 0670842184 9780670842186
OCLC Number: 37144898
Notes: Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983.
Description: xv, 768 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The war nobody won --
2. Piety and power --
3. The heritage of Vietnamese nationalism --
4. The war with the French --
5. The light that failed --
6. America's mandarin --
7. Vietnam is the place --
8. The end of Diem --
9. The commitments deepen --
10. Disorder and decision --
11. LBJ goes to war --
12. Escalation --
13. Debate, diplomacy, doubt --
14. Tet --
15. Nixon's war --
16. The peace that never was.
Responsibility: Stanley Karnow.
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Examines American involvement in the Vietnam War, delves into the decision-making process in Washington and Asia, and presents interviews with participants on both sides.

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