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Vietnam and America a Documented History

Vietnam and America a Documented History

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Published by Random House~trade .
Written in English


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ContributionsH. Bruce Franklin (Editor), Marvin E. Gettleman (Editor), Jane Franklin (Editor)
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Open LibraryOL7461789M
ISBN 100394622774
ISBN 109780394622774

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  PBS produced an Emmy-winning television series, Vietnam: A Television History, to accompany the book’s release. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., The Army and Vietnam .   Vietnam in HD Episode 4 An Endless War () l Vietnam in HD (known as Vietnam Lost Films outside the US) is a 6-part American documentary television miniseries that originally aired from November 8 to Novem on the History Channel.

The final book on your list of books about the Vietnam War is Days. This was a book I read before I went to Vietnam and it was written by an army doctor who wasn’t even there. I think he was in Japan. But what he did was he interviewed the people he was treating and it was one of the great examples of breaking through the statistics. Product Information. The Vietnam War was one of the most heavily documented conflicts of the twentieth century. Although the events themselves recede further into history every year, the political and cultural changes the war brought about continue to resonate, even as a new generation of Americans grapples with its own divisive conflict.


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Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam s history before the war, to Washington s insider policy making 4/5(1).

Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam’s history before the war, to Washington’s insider policy /5(10).

Vietnam and America is a complete history of that war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. It presents generous selections from the documentary record, dispels distortions, and illuminates in depth both sides of the history of America's encounter with Vietnam.

Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the No single event since World War II has marked this country’s foreign policy and national image as /5.

Vietnam and America is a complete history of that war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. It presents generous selections from the documentary record, dispels distortions, and illuminates in depth both sides of the history of America's encounter Read more.

This complete history of the Vietnam War, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material, presents selections from the documented record, dispels distortions, and Read more.

Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam’s history before the war, to Washington’s insider policy.

Through a wide variety of documents—including newly opened presidential papers, congressional debates, military reports, treaties, and newspaper articles—the authors trace the origins of the war back to pre–World War II attitudes and then proceed through the development of the "domino theory" and the policies of Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, Johnson, and Nixon to the fall o/5.

Vietnam War Chiến tranh Việt Nam (); Part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War: Clockwise, from top left: U.S. combat operations in Ia Đrăng, ARVN Rangers defending Saigon during the Tết Offensive, two A-4C Skyhawks after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, ARVN recapture Quảng Trị during the Easter Offensive, civilians fleeing the Battle of Quảng Trị, and burial of.

Official website of H. Bruce Franklin, one of America's leading cultural historians and author or editor of 19 books, and more than articles. A former president of the Organization of American Historians, William Appleman Williams taught for many years at the University of Wisconsin and Oregon State University.

His books include The Contours of American History, The Tragedy of American Diplomacy, and Empire as a Way of Life. Lloyd C. Gardner is the Charles and Mary Beard Professor of History at Rutgers University.5/5(2).

Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam s history before the war, to Washington.

America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict.

These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction. Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam's history before the war, to Washington's insider policy making.

Vietnam and America is a complete history of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material.

With generous selections from the documentary records, the book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the many facets of the war, from Vietnam's history before the war, to Washington's insider policy making,to. Stanley Karnow, Vietnam: A History (Peguin,2nd edition), pages I’m not sure if Vietnam: A History was a book I should have read at this particular time in American history.

Reading the book, I continually recalled sound-bites from my youth concerning the Vietnam War, reminding how little we’ve learned in the past forty years. A new addition to the ever-growing list of Vietnam War documentaries, The Vietnam war is a part documentary directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, taking a total of 18 hours to tell the epic story of the Vietnam War as it had never been told on film before.

It’s visceral, immersive and has graphically violent installments, exploring the human dimensions of war through testimonies of. The materials gathered here, from both the American and Vietnamese sides, remind readers that the conflict touched the lives of many people in a wide range of social and political situations and spanned a good deal more time than the decade of direct U.S.

combat. VIETNAM AND AMERICA: A Documented History. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: The book begins with an obscure nationalist text by a 19th-century Vietnamese emperor, then springs into familiar territory: the rise of Ho Chi Mirth, the French debacle at Dien Bien Phu, the sorry reign of Ngo Dinh Diem, the American invasion of Cambodia, the.

Book Review – Vietnam War Reader: A Documentary History from American and Vietnamese Perspectives, edited by Michael H. Hunt Peter Brush Editor Michael Hunt is a former college professor who has written extensively on 20th-century U.S.

history. If you would like to contribute or suggest a document for inclusion here, please contact Alpha History. Vietnam before Edict of Emperor Minh Mang against Christians in Vietnam () The suicide note of Hanoi governor Hoang Dieu () Augustine Heard, an American.

In a way, The Vietnam War is the culmination of nearly 50 years’ worth of documentaries about one of the most complicated and difficult chapters in the history .Walter LaFeber then writes vigorous, multi-factoral history in section four (""The Rise and Fall of American Power, "").

""Johnson's political needs dictated his view of historical reality. He interpreted Vietnam within two historical contexts. The first was the s"" (Or: ""The battle at home went no better and had as much.