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The real history of the Vietnam War : a new look at the past

Author: Alan Axelrod
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2013.
Series: [Real history, 5th bk.]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the history of Vietnam leading up to the war, investigates the reasons for the conflict, looks at the war's escalation and progression (or lack thereof), and explores its repercussions then and now"--Provided by publisher.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Axelrod
OCLC Number: 1256507544
Notes: Series statement from front flap of jacket.
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 371 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color)).
Contents: People of the great Viet --
Toward the twilight of empire --
From World War to dirty war --
Propping up the domino --
The torch is passed --
Victor Charlie --
The peace candidate --
An inch at a time --
Main force --
The Tet paradox --
"The whole world is watching" --
Vietnamization and demoralization --
They were all the enemy --
Tricky Dick --
Decline and fall --
Collateral damage --
Lessons learned, lessons unlearned.
Series Title: [Real history, 5th bk.]
Responsibility: Alan Axelrod.

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"Examines the history of Vietnam leading up to the war, investigates the reasons for the conflict, looks at the war's escalation and progression (or lack thereof), and explores its repercussions then and now"--Provided by publisher.

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