The Debate over Vietnam / Edition 2

The Debate over Vietnam / Edition 2

by David W. Levy
     
 

ISBN-10: 0801851149

ISBN-13: 9780801851148

Pub. Date: 08/19/1995

Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press

In the years after World War II, American foreign policy pursued ideals of justice, freedom, and democracy while seeking at the same time national security and the containment of international communism. In The Debate over Vietnam, David Levy examines the bitter national discussion that eventually raged over the propriety, the necessity, and the morality of

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In the years after World War II, American foreign policy pursued ideals of justice, freedom, and democracy while seeking at the same time national security and the containment of international communism. In The Debate over Vietnam, David Levy examines the bitter national discussion that eventually raged over the propriety, the necessity, and the morality of that involvement.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801851148
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press
Publication date:
08/19/1995
Series:
The American Moment
Edition description:
second edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.58(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Editor's Foreword
Preface
1The Consensus: How Americans Reached Some General Agreements about Their Foreign Policy1
2The Contest: How Americans Got Involved in a Land War in Asia21
3The Contentions: How Americans Disagreed about the War and Destroyed the Consensus46
4The Conflicts: How Americans Fought Some Small Civil Wars in Their Own Country76
5The Confrontation: How Americans Debated the War in Vietnam124
Conclusion169
Epilogue184
Bibliographical Essay195
Index221

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