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The Vietnam War : a concise international history

Author: Mark Atwood Lawrence
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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While focusing on American involvement between 1965 and 1975, Lawrence offers an unprecedentedly complete picture of all sides of the war, notably by examining the motives that drove the Vietnamese communists and their foreign allies. Moreover, the book carefully considers both the long- and short-term origins of the war. --From publisher description.
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Lawrence, Mark Atwood.
Vietnam War.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609309977
Online version:
Lawrence, Mark Atwood.
Vietnam War.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(OCoLC)609853700
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Atwood Lawrence
ISBN: 9780195314656 0195314654
OCLC Number: 183179613
Description: viii, 214 pages : illustrations, map ; 22 cm
Contents: The road to revolution --
Colonialism and Cold War --
An anguished peace --
Escalation --
War on many fronts --
The Tet Offensive --
Ending the American War --
Wars unending.
Responsibility: Mark Atwood Lawrence.
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Lawrence offers readers a superb short account of this key moment in U.S. as well as world history, based on the latest European and American research and on newly opened archives in China, Russia,  Read more...

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"Crisply concise.... Delves into the 'whys' of the war: why the Vietnamese fought against the United States, why the great powers were involved, why the war turned out as it did and why legacies of Read more...

 
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