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.

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

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

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