Nixon's Vietnam War / Edition 1

Nixon's Vietnam War / Edition 1

by Jeffrey P. Kimball
     
 

ISBN-10: 0700611908

ISBN-13: 9780700611904

Pub. Date: 11/28/1998

Publisher: University Press of Kansas

This is the first book to focus exclusively on Nixon's direction of the Vietnam War. Based on extensive interviews with principal players and original research in Vietnam, it goes behind the scenes in Washington and into the minds of America's leaders to provide the most complete and balanced analysis of Nixon's and Kissinger's complex and tortuous strategy and…  See more details below

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This is the first book to focus exclusively on Nixon's direction of the Vietnam War. Based on extensive interviews with principal players and original research in Vietnam, it goes behind the scenes in Washington and into the minds of America's leaders to provide the most complete and balanced analysis of Nixon's and Kissinger's complex and tortuous strategy and diplomacy. Winner of the Robert H. Ferrell Book Prize and Selection of the History Book Club.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700611904
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Series:
Modern War Studies
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
528
Sales rank:
1,283,349
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.30(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Abbreviations and Special Names in Text

1. Dragons of Myth and Mind

2. The Worldview of an Improbable Peacemaker: 1953-1967

3. Winning on the Home Front: 1968

4. Nixon, Kissinger, and the Madman Theory

5. Avoiding Defeat, Seeking Victory: 1968-1969

6. Talking While Fighting: 1969

7. Target of Opportunity: 1969

8. Nixon's War: 1969

9. Biting the Bullet: 1970

10. Transitions, Continuities: 1970-1971

11. Setting the Stage: 1971

12. Fighting, Then Talking: 1972

13. Bangs and Whimpers: 1972-1973

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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