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Vietnam, a history

Author: Stanley Karnow
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1983.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines American involvement in the Vietnam War, delves into the decisionmaking process in Washington and Asia, and presents interviews with participants on both sides.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Karnow, Stanley.
Vietnam, a history.
New York : Viking Press, 1983
(OCoLC)607742344
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Karnow
ISBN: 0670746045 9780670746040
OCLC Number: 9646422
Notes: Published in conjunction with a proposed 1983 PBS program: Vietnam, a television history.
Description: xiii, 752 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Vietnam, a television history (Television program)
Responsibility: Stanley Karnow.

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Examines American involvement in the Vietnam War, delves into the decisionmaking process in Washington and Asia, and presents interviews with participants on both sides.

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