Ho / Edition 1

Ho / Edition 1

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by David Halberstam
     
 

In exploring the life and career of Ho Chi Minh, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam provides a window into traditions and culture that influenced the American war in Vietnam, while highlighting the importance of nationalism in determining the war's outcome.See more details below

Overview

In exploring the life and career of Ho Chi Minh, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam provides a window into traditions and culture that influenced the American war in Vietnam, while highlighting the importance of nationalism in determining the war's outcome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780742559936
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
132
Sales rank:
349,826
Product dimensions:
5.71(w) x 8.66(h) x 0.28(d)

Meet the Author

David Halberstam (1934–2007) was the author of 20 books, the last 14 of which have been national best-sellers. His most recent book, The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War, is about the Chinese entry into the Korean War. He was the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his reporting in Vietnam and was a member of the elective Society of American Historians.

Brief Biography

Date of Birth:
April 10, 1934
Date of Death:
April 23, 2007
Place of Birth:
New York, New York
Place of Death:
San Francisco, California
Education:
B.A., Harvard, 1955

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Colonial Legacy of the French
Chapter 2: Peasant, Dishwasher, Socialist, Communist 1890–1917
Chapter 3: From Belief to Profession: Ho's Path to Communism 1917–1940
Chapter 4: Creating a Nationalist Movement 1941–1945
Chapter 5: Path to Dienbienphu: The Tiger Defeats the Elephant 1945–1954
Chapter 6: The Americans Arrive: The Second Indochina War 1955–1969

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