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The Vietnam wars

Life Books (Firm)

The Vietnam wars

50 year ago--two countries torn apart

by Life Books (Firm)

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Published by Life Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

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    Statement of responsibility from cover.

    Statementforeword by Bob Schieffer ; new reporting and photography by LIFE
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558 .V54 2014
    The Physical Object
    Pagination175 p.
    Number of Pages175
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27166934M
    ISBN 101618931016
    ISBN 109781618931016
    LC Control Number2014932048
    OCLC/WorldCa879400372

    War and revolution, --The Franco-Vietminh war, --War renewed, --The struggle for South Vietnam, --The American war, --Wars of peace, --Assessments and reflections. Series Title: Documents in contemporary history. Responsibility: edited .   Marilyn B. Young is Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy () and The Vietnam Wars (), winner of the Berkshire Women’s History Prize. She is the co-author of Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the 20th Century (with William Rosenberg, ), Promissory Notes: Women and the .

    the vietnam wars Download the vietnam wars or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format. Click Download or Read Online button to get the vietnam wars book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. China And The Vietnam Wars Making sense of the wars for Vietnam has had a long history. The question "why Vietnam?" dominated American and Vietnamese political life for much of the length of the wars and has continued to be asked in the decades since they ended. This volume brings together the work of eleven scholars to examine the conceptual and methodological shifts that have marked the contested terrain of Vietnam Author: Mark Philip Bradley.

    In the quarter century after the founding of the People's Republic of China in , Beijing assisted Vietnam in its struggle against two formidable foes, France and the United States. Indeed, the rise and fall of this alliance is one of the most crucial developments in the history of the Cold War in Asia. Drawing on newly released Chinese archival sources, memoirs and diaries, and documentary 3/5(2). Dispatches is a New Journalism book by Michael Herr that describes the author's experiences in Vietnam as a war correspondent for Esquire magazine. First published in , Dispatches was one of the first pieces of American literature that portrayed the experiences of soldiers in the Vietnam War for American readers. Featured in the book are fellow war correspondents Sean Flynn, Dana Stone Author: Michael Herr.


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The book, on the whole The Vietnam wars book a good one and is very readible, (apart from the first chapter)it gives a very good histroy of the Vietnam wars and their preludes. This book is ideal for anyone looking to read a book about Vietnam that is not filled with great deeds that American soldiers done and details of their great bravery, it simply tells the 3/5(2).

A concise and effective exposition of the events of the war, and a cogent analysis of the motives underlying America's decision to make war against Vietnam.'"-- "Kirkus Reviews ""A first-rate synthesis of the vast literature on the Vietnam War which effectively interweaves U.S.

involvement in Indochina with relevant developments on the American domestic front in a way that makes both more Cited by: Tiger Bravo's War: An epic year with an elite airborne rifle company of the st Airborne Division's "Wandering Warriors", during the height of the Vietnam War.

Vietnam War Books: Nonfiction An Intimate History of Killing by Joanna Bourke. Covering World War I, World War II, and the Vietnam War, this book does an exceptional job illuminating the psychological aspects of wartime on those who do the : Tracy Shapley. The book is The Vietnam wars book only a splendid account of a conflict often forgotten in the aftermath of America’s war in Vietnam, but it also speaks to the debate that continues to rage among military experts on the nature of the two wars in Indochina and the proper ways to fight them,” wrote George Herring, the author of America’s Longest War.

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Moore, A Bright Shin. Marilyn B. Young. The Vietnam Wars New York: HarperCollins, Reviewed by Dan Scripture, Viet Nam Generation Book Review Editor. This history will undoubtedly find a place in college courses concerning the Vietnam War. It is a good book, an accessible book, in its politics a fundamentally progressive history.

The Best and the Brightest () is an account by journalist David Halberstam of the origins of the Vietnam War published by Random House. The focus of the book is on the foreign policy crafted by academics and intellectuals who were in John F.

Kennedy's administration, and the consequences of those policies in Vietnam. This official collection features resources about the Vietnam War.

A special collection about the Vietnam War is presented in both print books and eBook formats by the Naval History and Heritage Command, plus you will also find other narrative monographs and commemorative resources published by the US Department of Army Center of Military History, Joint Chiefs of Staff, and.

The novel presents warfare from a non-heroic perspective, removing all romantic connotations of war, and is renowned for its harsh descriptions of all aspects of the Vietnam War.

The Sorrow of War has gained international acclaim for its brutal honesty and has won numerous awards both in Vietnam and around the : Andrew Kingsford-Smith. The Vietnam Wars, book. Read 33 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The first book to give equal weight to the Vietnamese a /5. Michael Herr's front-line reporting of the Vietnam War is collected in Dispatches, one of the first books to capture the unique feel of life on the Vietnam stream-of-conscious descriptions are chaotic, choppy, dark, and intense, giving the reader an honest sense of war from the perspective of.

Fields of Fire is a brilliant book about the Vietnam War. The book includes some great observations and agonizing human truths about the nonstop combat of the war.

The book looks at unformed men through a man-made hell, following along with their journey until eventually, they face their fate. On Sunday, Sept. 17, PBS will begin airing “The Vietnam War,” a part, hour documentary by Ken Burns and his creative partner Lynn Novick.

For those of you interested in books Author: Susan Ellingwood. A suggested list of literary criticism on History SparkNotes's The Vietnam War (–). The listed critical essays and books will be invaluable for writing essays and papers on The Vietnam War.

The main premise The Vietnam Wars is that Vietnam experienced not one but several over-lapping and often inter-dependent wars. This lively new source book chronicles the history of one of the bloodiest and most controversial conflicts of the twentieth century, beginning with the birth of the Vietnamese communist party in and ending with the triumph of the Vietnamese revolution in Devil's Guard, by George Robert Elford published inis the story of a former German Waffen-SS officer's string of near-constant combat that begins on World War II's eastern front and continues into the book's focus—the First Indochina War, as an officer in the French Foreign book is presented by the author as nonfiction but considered to be untrue by military historians, and.

Imperialism and Colonialism. The Vietnam War has roots in Vietnam’s centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first China, which ruled ancient Vietnam, and then France, which took control of Vietnam in the late s and established French the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam, demanding more self-governance and less French influence.

Inher dissertation became her first book The Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy, She also wrote The Vietnam Wars, She was a longtime professor at New York University.

She died from complications of breast cancer on Febru at the age of /5(1). Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War.To shed new light on such a complicated and unsettled time in our his­tory, to struggle to comprehend the special dissonance that is the Vietnam War, we needed to look beyond the familiar stories.Balanced, authoritative, and highly readable, this is the first book to give equal weight to the Vietnamese and American sides of the Vietname War.

It is a riveting history of the war the U.S. fought with Vietnam, beginning with the aid given the French to recover their former colony, as well as a history of the war of resistance the Vietnamese fought.

36 pages of photos.5/5(1).