A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975 / Edition 1

A Time for War: The United States and Vietnam, 1941-1975 / Edition 1

by Robert D. Schulzinger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0195125010

ISBN-13: 9780195125016

Pub. Date: 01/28/1999

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The first full-length history of the Vietnam War based on primary sources, this reference spans three decades, from the first rumblings against the French to the American intervention and ultimate withdrawal. "A Time for War" paints a brilliant political, diplomatic, and social portrait of the times. 10 illustrations.

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The first full-length history of the Vietnam War based on primary sources, this reference spans three decades, from the first rumblings against the French to the American intervention and ultimate withdrawal. "A Time for War" paints a brilliant political, diplomatic, and social portrait of the times. 10 illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195125016
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1999
Edition description:
REPRINT
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.20(d)

Table of Contents

Preface ix
1 Long Time Passing: The Vietnamese, the French, and the Americans to 1946
3(20)
2 The Vietminh, the French, and the Americans: 1946-1950
23(21)
3 "The Fatal Weakness": May 1950-April 1954
44(25)
4 "Good Intentions, a Clear Conscience, and to Hell with Everybody": May 1954-December 1960
69(28)
5 From Support to Intervention: 1961-1963
97(27)
6 To the Brink--And Beyond: 1963-1964
124(30)
7 Days of Reckoning: August 1964-July 1965
154(28)
8 Fighting the War: 1965-1967
182(33)
9 Bringing the War Home: 1964-1967
215(31)
10 Crack-up: 1967-1968
246(28)
11 Richard Nixon's War: 1969-1973
274(31)
12 The Bitter End: 1973-1975
305(23)
Conclusion: The United States and Vietnam at War 328(9)
Notes 337(34)
Select Bibliography 371(12)
Index 383
MAPS
French Indochina
35
Vietnam During the War, 1960-1975
187

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