Vietnam

Vietnam

A History

Format
Paperback
Price
$23.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140265477
  • 784 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

“The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account
we have.”—Boston Globe. “Superb, balanced in interpretation…
immensely readable and full of new and interesting detail.”—George Herring, Univ. of Kentucky.

Table of Contents

Preface
1. The War Nobody Won
2. Piety and Power
3. The Heritage of Vietnamese Nationalism
4. The War with the French
5. The Light that Failed
6. America’s Mandarin
7. Vietnam Is the Place
8. The End of Diem
9. The Commitments Deepen
10. Disorder and Decision
11. LBJ Goes to War
12. Escalation
13. Debate, Diplomacy, Doubt
14. Tet
15. Nixon’s War
16. The Peace that Never Was

Chronology
Cast of Principal Characters
Notes on Sources
Acknowledgments
Photo Credits
Index

Photographs appear at the opening of each chapter.Maps appear on pages 114, 123, 219, 349, 537, 677.

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