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Vietnam and America
By Jane Franklin

Vietnam and America

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Vietnam and America by Jane Franklin

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No single event since World War II has marked this country s foreign policy and national image as deeply as did the war in 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 many facets of the war, from Vietnam s history before the war, to Washington s insider policy making, to troop perspectives, to the impact back on the home front. In essays introducing each major stage of the war, the editors elucidate the issues, foreign policy choices, and consequences of U.S. involvement. Substantial headnotes put each document in historical perspective. This comprehensive anthology is an invaluable reference for anyone who wants to understand the Vietnam War."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780802133625
ISBN-10: 0802133622
Format: Paperback
(229mm x 152mm x 40mm)
Pages: 560
Imprint: Avalon Travel Publishing
Publisher: Avalon Travel Publishing
Publish Date: 14-Jul-1995
Country of Publication: United States

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