Where the Domino Fell
America and Vietnam 1945-1995 5th Revised edition
Where the Domino Fell by James Stuart Olson
Book DescriptionWhere the Domino Fell recounts the history of American involvement in Vietnam from the end of World War II, clarifying the political aims, military strategy, and social and economic factors that contributed to the participants' actions. Provides an accessible, concise narrative history of the Vietnam conflict A new final chapter examines Vietnam through the lens of Oliver Stone's films and opens up a discussion of the War in popular culture A chronology, a glossary, and a bibliography all serve as helpful reference points for students
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405182225
(229mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 31-Jan-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author James Stuart Olson
Where the Domino Fell, Paperback (November 2013)
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Ethnic Dimension in American History, Paperback (March 2010)
The Ethnic Dimension in American History is a thoroughsurvey of the role that ethnicity has played in shaping the historyof the United States. Considering ethnicity in terms of race,language, religion and national origin, this important textexamines its effects on social relations, public policy andeconomic development.
Making Cancer History, Hardback (January 2009)
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Honest Graft, Paperback (November 2006)» View all books by James Stuart Olson
William L. Riordon's compiling and embroidering of Boss Plunkitt's boastful comments on machine politics constitutes a minor classic in American social history. in an introduction to this edition of the political boss's remarks, James S. Olson, chairman of the history department at Sam Houston State University, and James W.
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Author Biography - James Stuart Olson
James S. Olson is Distinguished Professor of History at Sam Houston State University. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of more than thirty books, including Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer, and History (2002) which was nominated by The Johns Hopkins University Press for the Pulitzer Prize in History, won the History of Science Category Award from the Association of American Publishers, and was recognized by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best non-fiction books in America for 2002. Randy W. Roberts is Professor of History at Purdue University and specializes in recent U.S. history, U.S. sports history, and the history of popular culture. He is the author of Charles A. Lindbergh: The Power and Peril of Celebrity 1927-1941 (with David Welky, Blackwell, 2003), Hollywood's America: United States History Through Its Films, Third Edition (with Steven Mintz, Blackwell, 2001), A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory (with James S. Olson, 2001), My Lai: A Brief History with Documents (with James S. Olson, 1998), and John Wayne American (with James S. Olson, 1996).
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