In this new edition of his widely acclaimed study, William Duiker has revised and updated his analysis of the Communist movement in Vietnam from its formation in 1930 to the dilemmas facing its leadership in the postCold War era. Making use of newly available documentary sources and recent Western scholarship, the author reevaluates Communist revolutionary strategy during the Vietnam War. Based on primary materials in several languages, this respected work is essential for an understanding of Vietnam in the twentieth century.
A first phase project report which began in October of 1994 to examine the Environmental Protection Agency and make recommendations for changes to facilitate its effectiveness. The project involves over 150 public and private environmental experts, and the results issued in this report cover: federal control, the regulatory process, environmental partnerships between local, state, and federal agencies, non-mandatory pollution reduction, and the roles of science and risk evaluation in developing environmental goals. Lacks an index and bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
William J. Duiker is Liberal Arts Professor of East Asian Studies at Pennsylvania State University. A former foreign service officer with the Department of State, he is the author of several books on the Vietnam War.