The American South and the Vietnam War : belligerence, protest, and agony in Dixie (eBook, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
The American South and the Vietnam War : belligerence, protest, and agony in Dixie Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The American South and the Vietnam War : belligerence, protest, and agony in Dixie

Author: Joseph A Fry
Publisher: Lexington, Kentucky : University Press of Kentucky, [2015] ©2015
Series: Studies in conflict, diplomacy, and peace.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
To fully comprehend the Vietnam War, it is essential to understand the central role that southerners played in the nation's commitment to the war, in the conflict's duration, and in the fighting itself. President Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas and Secretary of State Dean Rusk of Georgia oversaw the dramatic escalation of U.S. military involvement from 1965 through 1968. General William Westmoreland, born and raised in  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Fry, Joseph A., 1947-
American South and the Vietnam War
(DLC) 2014049411
(OCoLC)893452451
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph A Fry
ISBN: 9780813161099 0813161096 9780813161082 0813161088 9780813165486 0813165482
OCLC Number: 908103748
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Regionalism, southerners, and US foreign relations, 1789-1973 --
Southerners and the Vietnam commitment, 1953-1964 --
Southerners and the decisions for war, 1965-1966 --
Southern soldiers --
Southerners and the debate over the war's conduct, 1967 --
Southerners and the decisions to withdraw from Vietnam, 1968-1970 --
Southern college students --
Southerners and the end of the Vietnam War, 1971-1973.
Series Title: Studies in conflict, diplomacy, and peace.
Responsibility: Joseph A. Fry.

Abstract:

In The American South and the Vietnam War, Joseph A. Fry demonstrates how Dixie's majority pro-war stance derived from a host of distinctly regional values, perspectives, and interests.  Read more...

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.