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Vietnam, a history

Author: Stanley Karnow
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Books, 1997.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd rev. and updated edView 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
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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