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Sacred War
By William J. Duiker

Sacred War

Nationalism and Revolution in a Divided Vietnam

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Sacred War by William J. Duiker

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This supplementary book provides a history of the Vietnam War from the perspective of North Vietnam. Professor Duiker is one of the English speaking world's foremost authorities on this period of Vietnamese history and is a former foreign service officer posted in Vietnam. Based on recent scholarship and evidence, this book includes Vietnamese documents and research available to very few scholars. Quotes are sprinkled throughout the book to show how the Vietnamese felt about the events that were taking place around them, and why they decided to behave the way they did. Written for the general reader, this lively account of "the other side" includes distinctive photographs and sources.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780070180307
ISBN-10: 007018030X
Format: Paperback
(213mm x 137mm x 17mm)
Pages: 256
Imprint: McGraw Hill Higher Education
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1994
Country of Publication: United States

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