New perspectives on the Vietnam War, its global repercussions, and its role in modern history.
- Cambridge University Press
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- Publications of the German Historical Institute Series
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- 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.14(d)
Table of Contents
Introduction: America's war and the world Andreas W. Daum, Lloyd C. Gardner and Wilfried Mausbach; Part I. Relocating Vietnam: Comparisons in Time and Space: 1. A colonial war in a postcolonial age: the United States's occupation of Vietnam Michael Adas; 2. Visions of the Asian periphery: Vietnam (1964–1968) and the Philippines (1898–1900) Fabian Hilfrich; 3. The challenge of revolutions and the emergence of nation-states: British reactions to the foundation of the United States and American responses to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, 1780–1980 T. Christopher Jespersen; 4. A comparative study of peripheral wars: the United States in Vietnam and Japan in China John Prados; 5. The Panmunjom and Paris armistices: patterns of war termination Jeffrey Kimball; 6. Versailles and Vietnam: coming to terms with war Sabine Behrenbeck; Part II. International Relations and the Dynamics of Alliance Politics: 7. Who paid for America's war? Vietnam and the international monetary system, 1960–1975 Hubert Zimmerman; 8. America isolated: the western powers and the escalation of the war Fredrick Logevall; 9. Bamboo in the shadows: United States relations with Thailand during the Vietnam war Arne Kislenko; 10. The strategic concerns of a regional power: Australia's involvement in the Vietnam war Peter Edwards; 11. 'Peoples' warfare versus peaceful coexistence?' Vietnam and the Sino-Soviet struggle for ideological supremacy Eva-Maria Stolberg; Part III. Recasting Vietnam: Domestic Scenes and Discourses: 12. The center-left government in Italy and the escalation of the Vietnam war Leopoldo Nuti; 13. Auschwitz and Vietnam: West German protest against America's war during the 1960s Wilfried Mausbach; 14. The world peace council and the antiwar movement in east Germany Günter Wernicke; 15. All power to the imagination! Antiwar activism and emerging feminism in the late 1960s Barbara Tischler; 16. Vietnam: many wars? Lloyd C. Gardner; Index.
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