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The Vietnam War: An International History in Documents places America's most controversial conflict in a broad, international context that reflects the experiences of North and South Vietnam, China, and European nations, as well as the United States.
Featuring newly available material, this brief collection of primary-source documents includes several never-before published and freshly /5(9).
In the short history of Vietnam War literature, publishers would hardly touch a book on the war until the late s and early s—a part of the self-induced national amnesia about that conflict and its outcome.
After sufficient time had elapsed to ease some of the war’s psychic wounds, we saw a mini explosion of important books. At last, a genuinely international history of the Vietnam war that solidly rests on Vietnamese sources in order to offer a deep analysis of the war from the other side.
This is one of the most important books published on the Vietnam War in the last thirty years.- Cited by: In this book, which covers the Vietnam War from the period of Kennedy's decisions on counter-insurgency in through the decision of the Johnson administration to escalate the conflict, stands as the first serious attempt to analyse the decision-making of both sides in the conflict simultaneously by relating U.S.
policy to the strategy of Ratings: 0. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The Vietnam War remains a topic of extraordinary interest, not least because of striking parallels between that conflict and more recent fighting in the Middle East.
In The Vietnam War, Mark Atwood Lawrence draws upon the latest research in archives International History of the Vietnam War book the world to offer readers a superb account of a key moment in U.S. as well as global history.5/5(2).
The final book on your list of books about the Vietnam War is Days. This was a book I read before I went to Vietnam and it was written by an army doctor who wasn’t even there. I think he was in Japan. But what he did was he interviewed the people he was treating and it was one of the great examples of breaking through the statistics.
The history, starting with the French colonization of Vietnam and going up to the end of the war was easy to follow and well-written. It goes into just enough detail about people and places to help the reader understand what brought about the American involvement in the war, as well as the events during the war for liberation from the French/5(22).
This book will be of great service for laypeople interested in a concise and wide-ranging overview of the Vietnam War. In fact, it would also be a good, safe choice for college history instructors looking for a short text to use in undergraduate classes on the Vietnam War or U.S.
foreign relations/5(82). There is no other one volume history of the war that so thoroughly captures the war as an event in world history."--Marilyn B. Young, author of The Vietnam Wars, "A succinct and persuasive account of the Second Indochina War in its global : Mark Atwood Lawrence.
"Hanoi's War is first-rate. The scope is ambitious The value of Hanoi's War is its use of existing records to produce a new interpretation of Hanoi's struggle. It adds a valuable new chapter to the international history of the war."--Journal of Military History "Stunning.
An International History of the Vietnam War: Volume II: The Struggle for South-East Asia, –65 th Edition by R B Smith (Author) › Visit Amazon's R B Smith Page. Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
See search results for this author. Are you an author?. Hanoi’s War: An International History of the War for Peace in Vietnam by Lien-Hang T. Nguyen, The University of North Carolina Press, For years the manner in which Hanoi waged its war—militarily, politically, diplomatically—and the leaders of that war have confounded historians.
This is probably the best one-volume history of the Vietnam War currently available, and the best introduction to the topic. The most important shift in the study of the Vietnam War in the last odd years has been the opening of an international perspective.4/5.
The book is a book of contrasts, with scenes of a joyous reunion, but with the history and emotions of the brutal war years.
The book is about Le Ly, a courageous woman who experienced the true horror of the Vietnam War—and survived to tell her unforgettable story. An International History of the Vietnam War book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.
During the Vietnam War was transformed in 2/5(1). Soon thereafter, the U.S. joined the war effort, siding with South Vietnam to help stop the spread of communism.
This intervention would become one of the most divisive decisions in U.S. history, spawning an anti-war movement that would remain influential long after the war ended inwith the fall of Saigon.
Get this from a library. An international history of the Vietnam War. [R B Smith] -- During the Vietnam War was transformed into an American War. 'Escalation' brought the deployment of increasing numbers of United States ground troops, and a slowly expanding air campaign against.
The Vietnam War remains a topic of extraordinary interest, especially in light of the invasion of Iraq. In The Vietnam War, Mark Lawrence offers readers a superb short account of this key moment in U.S. as well as world history, based on the latest European and American research and on newly opened archives in China, Russia, and Vietnam.
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Rooted in recent scholarship, The Columbia History of the Vietnam War offers profound new perspectives on the political, historical, military, and social issues that defined the war and its effect on the United States and Vietnam. Laying the chronological and critical foundations for the volume, David L.
Anderson opens with an essay on the Vietnam War's major moments and enduring relevance. PBS produced an Emmy-winning television series, Vietnam: A Television History, to accompany the book’s release.
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Imperialism and Colonialism. The Vietnam War has roots in Vietnam’s centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first China, which ruled ancient Vietnam, and then France, which took control of Vietnam in the late s and established French the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam, demanding more self-governance and less French influence.
Laos, and the final peace agreement of Finally, Lawrence examines the aftermath of the war, from the momentous liberalization-“Doi Moi”-in Vietnam to the enduring legacy of this infamous war in American books, films, and political debate.
Vietnam War Chiến tranh Việt Nam (); Part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War: Clockwise, from top left: U.S. combat operations in Ia Đrăng, ARVN Rangers defending Saigon during the Tết Offensive, two A-4C Skyhawks after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, ARVN recapture Quảng Trị during the Easter Offensive, civilians fleeing the Battle of Quảng Trị, and burial of Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam.
During the Vietnam War was transformed into an American War. 'Escalation' brought the deployment of increasing numbers of United States ground troops, and a slowly expanding air campaign against North Vietnam. Yet the war was 'limited' in more senses than one.
It was not allowed, either by. Americans and other Westerners call it simply “the Vietnam War,” but the fighting that took place in Vietnam between and has many names. The Vietnamese call it the “American War” to distinguish it from confrontations with other foreign enemies during .Nearly all histories of the Vietnam War available to American readers have been two-dimensional: the events and decisions that occurred in Washington and those that occurred in South Vietnam, with only super.
ficial reference to what was occurring among the other playersHanoi, Peking, and Moscow. This, the second volume in a projected series on the Vietnam conflict, by a British.Author Pierre Asselin, the Dwight E. Stanford Chair in the History of US Foreign Relations at San Diego State University, will discuss his book that offers a North Vietnamese perspective of the Vietnam War.
Asselin draws on two decades of research in Vietnamese archives to relate the communist Vietnamese experience and its role in the outcome of the war.