The Tragedy of Vietnam / Edition 3

The Tragedy of Vietnam / Edition 3

by Patrick J. Hearden
     
 

This succinct and accessible book provides comprehensive coverage of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War and deals with the escalating involvement of the United States in Southeast Asia.

The Tragedy of Vietnam provides extensive background on the conflict, the relevant history of Southeast Asia, and the consequences of the Vietnam conflict on the

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This succinct and accessible book provides comprehensive coverage of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War and deals with the escalating involvement of the United States in Southeast Asia.

The Tragedy of Vietnam provides extensive background on the conflict, the relevant history of Southeast Asia, and the consequences of the Vietnam conflict on the region. An excellent supplement to any survey or 20th Century U.S. History course, this book describes the social, economic, ideological, diplomatic and military aspects of the Vietnam War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205551286
Publisher:
Longman
Publication date:
07/13/2007
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.76(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.45(d)

Table of Contents

1. The French Indochina Empire.

2. The Dream of a Pax Americana.

3. America's Mandarin.

4. The Summons of the Trumpet.

5. The Master of Deceit. Political Disorder in South Vietnam.

6. The Escalating Military Stalemate.

7. Withdrawal Without Victory.

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