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5 edition of The Vietnam Wars (Documents in Contemporary History) found in the catalog.

The Vietnam Wars (Documents in Contemporary History)

by Kevin Ruane

  • 38 Want to read
  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Manchester University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • International relations,
  • War & defence operations,
  • World history: from c 1900 -,
  • 20th century,
  • Political Science,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Military - General,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • General,
  • International Relations - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9708429M
    ISBN 100719054893
    ISBN 109780719054891

    To shed new light on such a complicated and unsettled time in our his­tory, to struggle to comprehend the special dissonance that is the Vietnam War, we needed to look beyond the familiar stories. the vietnam wars Download the vietnam wars or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the vietnam wars book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. China And The Vietnam Wars

      Fredrik Logevall’s book focuses on the French conflict in Vietnam at the end of World War II and the beginning of the American one in Author: Susan Ellingwood.   Marilyn B. Young is Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy () and The Vietnam Wars (), winner of the Berkshire Women’s History Prize. She is the co-author of Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the 20th Century (with William Rosenberg, ), Promissory Notes: Women and the .

    Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War. Dispatches is a New Journalism book by Michael Herr that describes the author's experiences in Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire magazine. First published in , Dispatches was one of the first pieces of American literature that portrayed the experiences of soldiers in the Vietnam War for American readers. Featured in the book are fellow war correspondents Sean Flynn, Dana Stone Author: Michael Herr.


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The Vietnam Wars (Documents in Contemporary History) by Kevin Ruane Download PDF EPUB FB2

The book, on the whole is a good one and is very readible, (apart from the first chapter)it gives a very good histroy of the Vietnam wars and their preludes. This book is ideal for anyone looking to read a book about Vietnam that is not filled with great deeds that American soldiers done and details of their great bravery, it simply tells the 3/5(2).

A concise and effective exposition of the events of the war, and a cogent analysis of the motives underlying America's decision to make war against Vietnam.'"-- "Kirkus Reviews ""A first-rate synthesis of the vast literature on the Vietnam War which effectively interweaves U.S.

involvement in Indochina with relevant developments on the American domestic front in a way that makes both more Cited by: One Day in a Long War: The Greatest Battle of the Vietnam Air War (The Air Combat Trilogy Book 2). Vietnam War Books: Nonfiction An Intimate History of Killing by Joanna Bourke.

Covering World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War, this book does an exceptional job illuminating the psychological aspects of wartime on those who do the : Tracy Shapley.

The book is “not only a splendid account of a conflict often forgotten in the aftermath of America’s war in Vietnam, but it also speaks to the debate that continues to rage among military experts on the nature of the two wars in Indochina and the proper ways to fight them,” wrote George Herring, the author of America’s Longest War.

William’s powerful book covers the Vietnam War from to and is reported in article format by veterans of that war. The articles are brief but pungent and are accompanied by the photographs of the veterans at present and at the time of service/5.

Marilyn B. Young. The Vietnam Wars New York: HarperCollins, Reviewed by Dan Scripture, Viet Nam Generation Book Review Editor. This history will undoubtedly find a place in college courses concerning the Vietnam War.

It is a good book, an accessible book, in its politics a fundamentally progressive history. Vietnam At War books. Click Download for free ebooks. Vietnam At War.

Author: Phillip B. Davidson Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA ISBN: Size: MB Format: PDF, Kindle View: Get Books In a work described by Kirkus Reviews as "Monumental, measured, and masterful Promises to be the standard reference on Vietnam.

books based on votes: We Were Soldiers Once and Young: Ia Drang - The Battle that Changed the War in Vietnam by Harold G. Moore, A Bright Shin.

This special book will also include new interviews with veterans, a special photo essay on the history of the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, a pictorial report on unified Vietnam today, a revisiting of LIFE's editorial treatment of the war, an account of legendary photographers (Burrows, Robert Capa) lost during the era in Southeast Asia (including a reminiscence by Burrows's son, Russell /5(16).

The novel presents warfare from a non-heroic perspective, removing all romantic connotations of war, and is renowned for its harsh descriptions of all aspects of the Vietnam War. The Sorrow of War has gained international acclaim for its brutal honesty and has won numerous awards both in Vietnam and around the : Andrew Kingsford-Smith.

The Vietnam War Debate by Louis B. Zimmer | Books in Review. When you think of the most influential voices in the antiwar movement during the Vietnam War, the names Dr.

Benjamin Spock, David Dellinger, Phillip and Daniel Berrigan, Abbie Hoffman, Rennie Davis, Daniel Ellsberg, Jerry Rubin, Joan Baez, Jane Fonda, Tom Hayden, Eugene McCarthy, George McGovern, Norman Mailer, I.F. Stone. Fields of Fire is a brilliant book about the Vietnam War.

The book includes some great observations and agonizing human truths about the nonstop combat of the war. The book looks at unformed men through a man-made hell, following along with their journey until eventually, they face their fate. In the quarter century after the founding of the People's Republic of China inBeijing assisted Vietnam in its struggle against two formidable foes, France and the United States.

Indeed, the. 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.

This official collection features resources about the Vietnam War. A special collection about the Vietnam War is presented in both print books and eBook formats by the Naval History and Heritage Command, plus you will also find other narrative monographs and commemorative resources published by the US Department of Army Center of Military History, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and more.

The Vietnam. A suggested list of literary criticism on History SparkNotes's The Vietnam War (–). The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on The Vietnam War.

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.

Michael Herr's front-line reporting of the Vietnam War is collected in Dispatches, one of the first books to capture the unique feel of life on the Vietnam stream-of-conscious descriptions are chaotic, choppy, dark, and intense, giving the reader an honest sense of war from the perspective of.

The main premise The Vietnam Wars is that Vietnam experienced not one but several over-lapping and often inter-dependent wars. This lively new source book chronicles the history of one of the bloodiest and most controversial conflicts of the twentieth century, beginning with the birth of the Vietnamese communist party in and ending with the triumph of the Vietnamese revolution in.

Inher dissertation became her first book The Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy, She also wrote The Vietnam Wars, She was a longtime professor at New York University. She died from complications of breast cancer on Febru at the age of /5(1).The Best and the Brightest () is an account by journalist David Halberstam of the origins of the Vietnam War published by Random House.

The focus of the book is on the foreign policy crafted by academics and intellectuals who were in John F. Kennedy's administration, and the consequences of those policies in Vietnam.War and revolution, --The Franco-Vietminh war, --War renewed, --The struggle for South Vietnam, --The American war, --Wars of peace, --Assessments and reflections.

Series Title: Documents in contemporary history. Responsibility: edited .