America's Longest War : The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 with Poster / Edition 4

America's Longest War : The United States and Vietnam, 1950-1975 with Poster / Edition 4

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by George Herring
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072536187

ISBN-13: 9780072536188

Pub. Date: 11/15/2001

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Comprehensive yet concise, America’s Longest War provides a complete and balanced history of the Vietnam War. It is not mainly a military history, but seeks to integrate military, diplomatic, and political factors in order to clarify America’s involvement and ultimate failure in Vietnam. While it focuses on the American side of the equation, it provides

Overview

Comprehensive yet concise, America’s Longest War provides a complete and balanced history of the Vietnam War. It is not mainly a military history, but seeks to integrate military, diplomatic, and political factors in order to clarify America’s involvement and ultimate failure in Vietnam. While it focuses on the American side of the equation, it provides sufficient consideration of the Vietnamese side to make the events comprehensible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072536188
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1: A Dead-End Alley: The United States, France, and the First Indochina War,1950-1954

CHAPTER 2: Our Offspring: Nation Building in South Vietnam, 1954-1961

CHAPTER 3: Limited Partnership: Kennedy and Diem, 1961-1963

CHAPTER 4: Enough, but Not Too Much: Johnson's Decisions for War, 1963-1965

CHAPTER 5: On the Tiger's Back: The United States at War, 1965-1967

CHAPTER 6: A Very Near Thing: The Tet Offensive and After, 1968

CHAPTER 7: A War for Peace: Nixon, Kissinger, and Vietnam, 1969-1973

CHAPTER 8: A "Postwar War" and the Legacy of Vietnam

Suggestions for Additional Reading

Index

Maps

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