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The Vietnam War : a concise international history

Author: Mark Atwood Lawrence
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduction. 1. The Roots of Revolution. 2. Colonialism and Cold War. 3. An Anguished Peace. 4. Escalation. 5. War on Many Fronts. 6. The Tet Offensive. 7. The End of the American War. 8. Wars Unending. Further Reading.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lawrence, Mark Atwood.
Vietnam War.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007050216
(OCoLC)183179613
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Atwood Lawrence
ISBN: 9780199718122 0199718121 9780195314656 0195314654 1281515078 9781281515070 9786611515072 6611515070 0199753938 9780199753932 0195314662 9780195314663
OCLC Number: 299067810
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 214 pages) : illustrations, map
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
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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The Vietnam War examines the origins, course, and consequences of the wars in Vietnam, providing a balanced, broadly accessible narrative that takes account of the latest research in mulitple  Read more...

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