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Against the Vietnam War : writings by activists

Author: Mary Susannah Robbins
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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The protest movement in opposition to the Vietnam War was a complex amalgam of political, social, economic, and cultural motivations, factors, and events. This work brings together the different  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Susannah Robbins
ISBN: 0742559149 9780742559141
OCLC Number: 1101345187
Notes: "1st Rowman & Littlefield ed."--T.p.
"A new foreword by Staughton Lynd considers the events of the Vietnam War in the context of the present war in Iraq."--Back cover.
Originally pub.: Syracuse, NY : Syracuse University Press, 1999.
Description: xxxiii, 289 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword: Vietnam and IraqIntroductionPart I: BeginningsChapter 1: The Need to RememberChapter 2: The Impossible Victory:VietnamPart II: The War at HomeChapter 3: From Ha Ha McNamaraChapter 4: My VietnamChapter 5: Burning Illusions:The Napalm CampaignChapter 6: The Responsibility of IntellectualsChapter 7: Declaration of Independence from the War in VietnamChapter 8: Why I Joined the ResistanceChapter 9: A Time to Say NoChapter 10: PoemsChapter 11: Chicago 1968: Street-Fighten' ManChapter 12: From the Suburbs to SaigonChapter 13: Vietnam Comes to Lexington: Memorial Day 1971Part III: Soldiers against the WarChapter 14: What Did You Do In the Class War, Daddy?Chapter 15: War Memorial: Staying Close to a Buddy Twenty-five Years after His DeathChapter 16: American War Crimes and Vietnam VeteransChapter 17: The War against the WarPart IV: ConsequencesChapter 18: Consequences of the Vietnam War and Government Policies of the SeventiesChapter 19: Passing It On: The Movement for Teaching the Vietnam War in SchoolsChapter 20: Visiting VietnamChapter 21: Chicago 1996: Despite Corporate Media Silence Many Powerful ProtestsPart V: ConclusionsChapter 22: What I Got Out of the WarChapter 23: Cherishing Vistas, Embracing Human Beings: Toward Peace and FreedomChapter 24: Deja Vu All Over Again
Responsibility: edited by Mary Susannah Robbins.

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