America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam 1950-1975 / Edition 3

America's Longest War: The United States and Vietnam 1950-1975 / Edition 3

by George G. Herring
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070283931

ISBN-13: 9780070283930

Pub. Date: 10/28/1995

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Widely recognized as a major contribution to the study of American involvement in Vietnam,this comprehensive and balanced account analyzes the ultimate failure of the war,and the impact of the war on US foreign policy. The book seeks to place American involvement in Vietnam in historical perspective and to offer answers to vital questions.  See more details below

Overview

Widely recognized as a major contribution to the study of American involvement in Vietnam,this comprehensive and balanced account analyzes the ultimate failure of the war,and the impact of the war on US foreign policy. The book seeks to place American involvement in Vietnam in historical perspective and to offer answers to vital questions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070283930
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
10/28/1995
Series:
America in Crisis Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
354
Product dimensions:
5.47(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
1A Dead-End Alley: The United States, France, and the First Indochina War, 1950-19542
2Our Offspring: Nation Building in South Vietnam, 1954-196146
3Limited Partnership: Kennedy and Diem, 1961-196380
4Enough, but Not Too Much: Johnson's Decisions for War, 1963-1965120
5On the Tiger's Back: The United States at War, 1965-1967158
6A Very Near Thing: The Tet Offensive and After, 1968202
7A War for Peace: Nixon, Kissinger, and Vietnam, 1969-1973242
8The "Postwar War" and the Legacy of Vietnam284
Suggestions for Additional Reading322
Index341

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