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A companion to the Vietnam War

A companion to the Vietnam War

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Published by Blackwell Pub. in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States,
  • United States -- History -- 1961-1975,
  • United States -- History -- 1969-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [470]-490) and index

    Statementedited by Marilyn B. Young and Robert Buzzanco
    SeriesBlackwell companions to American history -- [7]
    ContributionsYoung, Marilyn Blatt, Buzzanco, Robert
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558 .C66 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 514 p. ;
    Number of Pages514
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17075185M
    ISBN 10063121013X
    LC Control Number2002022763


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A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America’s longest and most divisive foreign conflict. These historiographical and narrative essays by leading historians examine the war in its most important contexts.

The broad thematic coverage of the book includes the political strategy of three American presidents 5/5(1). A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.

Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including.

About this book. A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.

Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict.

It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.5/5(1). A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history/5(8).

A companion to the Vietnam War / A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict.

It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history/5(8). A Companion to the Vietnam War by Marilyn B. Young,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(8). “The Vietnam War: An Intimate History” is an impressive-looking book, with a vast array of photos that accompanies a look back at the.

A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.

A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on Americas longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.

Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the. REVIEWS: The Overstory: NY Times The Guardian Goodreads Book Companion PULITZER PRICE WINNER An Air Force loadmaster in the Vietnam War is shot out of the sky, then saved by falling into a banyan.

An artist inherits a hundred years of photographic portraits, all of the same doomed American chestnut. The Vietnam War: An Intimate History by Geoffrey C.

Ward and Ken Burns (Knopf, ; pages). The companion coffee-table book to the part PBS series by Ken Burns, The Vietnam War, is so closely tied to the series that it’s left ambiguous whether Ken Burns himself is the co-author or not.

Burns is shown as the second author on the dust jacket but not on the title page. About The Vietnam War. From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart–the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our.

From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our : Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

The companion book, like the television series, is a significant milestone in that history and will no doubt do much to determine how the war is understood for years to come.

Authored by journalist Frances FitzGerald, this account of Vietnam, its history, and the effects of its war with the United States was on the bestseller list for more than ten weeks.

It went on to win a number of prestigious awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction, National Book Award, and the Bancroft Prize. Considered the first Author: Tracy Shapley. A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict.

It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. Highlights issues of. Stanley Karnows Vietnam; A History is a monumental undertaking for both the author and the reader tracing the history of Vietnam and its quest for freedom through the ages up until the s when the book was published.

Karnow is well qualified to write this text, with a career reporting on Vietnam that dates back to the s/5. A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.

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Geoffrey C. Ward’s book—a companion to the documentary film by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick—is a history of the Vietnam wars, with France’s imperialist follies on the peninsula presaging with eerie exactness the United States’ costly misadventures.

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For four long years the major European powers, later joined by America, fought in a life or death struggle that would topple the crowned heads of Europe and. Book Title. A Companion to the Vietnam War. Additional Information.

How to Cite. Moise, E. () JFK and the Myth of Withdrawal, in A Companion to the Vietnam War (eds M. Young and R. Buzzanco), Blackwell Publishing Company, Oxford, UK. doi: /ch Publication History.

The documentary "The Vietnam War" by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, which has been in post-production for more than 10 years, will be aired on consecutive weeks this month. The companion book by.

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Read an excerpt from the series’ companion book. Listen Learn more about the film’s soundtrack and original score and explore modern versions of Vietnam-era songs. The Vietnam War is a. Geoffrey C.

Ward takes a different tack in his “intimate history,” the exceptionally engaging, if not wholly satisfying, companion book to “The Vietnam War,” the recent, hour. VIETNAM "VIETNAM A HISTORY" Stanley Karnow TV series companion Vietnam At War.

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