Where the domino fell : America and Vietnam, 1945-1995 (Book, 2008) [WorldCat.org]
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Where the domino fell : America and Vietnam, 1945-1995

Author: James Stuart Olson; Randy Roberts
Publisher: Malden, Mass. : Blackwell, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edition revisedView all editions and formats

Provides an accessible, concise narrative history of the Vietnam conflict A new final chapter examines Vietnam through the lens of Oliver Stone's films and opens up a discussion of the War in  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Stuart Olson; Randy Roberts
ISBN: 9781405182225 1405182229
OCLC Number: 494384076
Description: 1 vol. (XI-323 p.) : ill., cartes. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface. Prologue: LBJ and Vietnam. 1. Eternal War: The Vietnamese Heritage. 2. The First Indochina War, 1945-1954. 3. The Making of a Quagmire, 1954-1960. 4. The New Frontier in Vietnam, 1961-1963. 5. Planning a Tragedy, 1963-1965. 6. Into the Abyss, 1965-1966. 7. The Mirage of Progress, 1966-1967. 8. Tet and the Year of the Monkey, 1968. 9. The Beginning of the End, 1969-1970. 10. The Fall of South Vietnam, 1970-1975. 11. Distorted Images, Missed Opportunities, 1975-1995. 12. Oliver Stone's Vietnam. Bibliography. A Vietnam War Chronology. Glossary and Guide to Acronyms. Index. Maps. Map 1: Indochina, 1995. Map 2: Vietnam, 1945 to 1975. Map 3: Major battles of the Tet offensive, January 1968.
Responsibility: James S. Olson, Randy Robert.


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" Where the Domino Fell is a very well informed and well documented critique of U. S. policy in Vietnam. From the opening years of U.S. involvement in Indochina during the Truman administration, down Read more...

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