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The Wars for Vietnam, 1945-1975

Mark K. Bradley

The Wars for Vietnam, 1945-1975

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Published by Oxford University Press .
Written in English


The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages480
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10133598M
ISBN 100195169883
ISBN 109780195169881


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The Vietnam War: Paperback – Septem by David Parsons (Author), Marci Reaven (Author), Lily Wong (Author) & 0 more/5(4). Filled with more than photographs, The Vietnam War tells the story of Vietnam through powerful images; profiles 1945-1975 book the war's most influential figures, such as Henry Kissinger and The Wars for Vietnam Pot; and a complete overview of the conduct, strategies, and events in this controversial war /5(63).

This book gives a great account of the war in Vietnam. Not only the war with the Americans, but also with the French.

However there are some flaws in this book. Although the book follows mostly a /5. "Lavishly illustrated. Well-written and deeply researched, this history covers virtually every aspect of the French and American wars in Vietnam fromfocusing mainly on military, diplomatic, and political issues.

Anyone looking for an expansive overview of the Vietnam War Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group. Vietnam; An Epic Tragedy, By: Max Hastings I was looking for a good book on the Vietnam war, neither pro or con, just the facts.

However, around chapter ten author becomes very preachy and makes it known he was anti-war. Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War, Export a RIS file (For EndNote, ProCite, Reference Manager, Zotero, Mendeley) Export a Text file (For BibTex) Note: Always review your.

Max Hastings subtitles this book, An Epic Tragedy, In it he details why it was so tragic. This is the most objective book about the Vietnam conflict that I have read/5(). From a general summary to chapter summaries to explanations of famous quotes, the SparkNotes The Vietnam War (–) Study Guide has everything you need to ace quizzes, tests, and essays.

SparkNotes. Imperialism and Colonialism. The Vietnam War has roots in Vietnam’s centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first China, which ruled ancient Vietnam, and then France, which took control of Vietnam in the late s and established French the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam.

About the author () Michael Maclear was a foreign correspondent for CBC-TV in the s and early s. His weekly CTV documentary series "Maclear"earned him an ACTRA Award as Best Broadcaster. In the early s he wrote the television series and book "Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War".4/5(2).

America's Lost War: Vietnam, - | Wiley In college and high school classrooms across the United States, students display a keen interest in knowing more about what Author: Charles E.

Neu. An interesting account of the entire Vietnam War. This book covers the war from the very beginning when the U.S. had only 5 advisers in the country until the final chopper 1945-1975 book off.

A very well written book. Read full review. Contents. The Ten Thousand Day War: Vietnam /5(4). "Lavishly illustrated. Well-written and deeply researched, this history covers virtually every aspect of the French and American wars in Vietnam fromfocusing mainly on military, diplomatic, and political issues.

Anyone looking for an expansive overview of the Vietnam War /5(). Vietnam: An Epic History of a Divisive War and over million other books are available for Amazon Kindle. Learn more/5(). Marilyn B. Young. The Vietnam Wars New York: HarperCollins, Reviewed by Dan Scripture, Viet Nam Generation Book Review Editor.

This history will undoubtedly find a place in college courses concerning the Vietnam War. It is a good book, an accessible book. During World War II, Japanese forces invaded Vietnam. To fight off both Japanese occupiers and the French colonial administration, political leader Ho Chi Minh —inspired by Chinese and Soviet communism —formed the Viet Minh, or the League for the Independence of Vietnam.

Following its defeat in World War II. An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War.

Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive /5(2). John Prados brings us Vietnam: The History of an Unwinnable War,which, in about pages, slakes the thirst, settles some issues and definitively establishes itself as the new standard.

To. Vietnam remains an American sorrow of squandered valor, but it was vastly more a tragedy for the Vietnamese, 2 million to 3 million of whom died during the 30 years’ war — about 40.

Vietnam An Epic Tragedy There has been far too much ink expended on the Vietnam War to waste time trying to pick out merits of much of the decision-making surrounding the conflict.

I was only. Max Hastings was 24 and had never been to war. All that changed when he flew into battle-scarred Vietnam and witnessed the horror – and hedonism – of a war zone. Almost 50 years on, he’s written a book.

The exhibition's illustrated companion book may be purchased at the NYHistory Store. Major support for The Vietnam War provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities: Exploring the human.

In addition to research books, the Library also has fictional works about or related to the Vietnam War. To find these works, search "Vietnam War" (or "Vietnamese War" or "Indochinese War" or "Vietnam--History) AND "fiction" (or "comic books Author: Jade Alburo. Until now, British historian Max Hastings has mostly focused his research on World War II.

His collection of works includes some fine books, including Inferno: The World at War. THE TEN THOUSAND DAY WAR: Vietnam By. GET WEEKLY BOOK RECOMMENDATIONS: Email Address Subscribe Tweet.

KIRKUS REVIEW. Like Charlton and Moncrieff's Many Reasons Why (), Maclear's documentary history of the Vietnam War. The Vietnam War started in the s, according to most historians, though the conflict in Southeast Asia had its roots in the French colonial period of the s.

The United States, France. Max Hastings’s “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, ” reads like a gripping work of fiction. The storyline is as fluid as it is riveting, and the main characters are finely delineated.

The Vietnam War (Vietnamese: Chiến tranh Việt Nam), also known as the Second Indochina War, and in Vietnam as the Resistance War Against America (Vietnamese: Kháng chiến chống Mỹ) or simply the American War, was a conflict in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia from 1 November to the fall of Saigon on 30 April It was the second of the Indochina Wars Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam.

• Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy is published by William Collins. To order a copy for £ (RRP £30) go to or call Free UK p&p over £10. Introduction --War begins --War on many fronts --Turning point --Endgame --Why does the Vietnam War matter.

Responsibility: New-York Historical Society. Published in January of by St. Martin's Press, The Ten Thousand Day War: Vietnam: is divided into 20 chapters that correspond roughly to the 26 parts of the TV series as aired on Canada's CBC network. And like the documentary it supplements, Maclear's book covers the labyrinthine story of the two wars in Vietnam Author: Alex Diaz-Granados.

The Ten Thousand Day War: Vietnam by MacLear, Michael and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at B: Joe Baca War: Vietnam War, Branch: Army Service Location: United States; Vietnam Theme: Patriotism Theme: Voices of War John Philip Baca War: Vietnam War.

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The Vietnam War, – David Parsons, Marci Reaven, and Lily Wong. D Giles, $ trade paper (96p) ISBN and societal aspect of the war.

The book runs from the end. Vietnam: The Ten Thousand Day War, a part half-hour Canadian television documentary on the Vietnam War, and was produced in by Michael series aired in Canada on CBC Television, in the United States and in the United Kingdom on Channel Maclear visited Vietnam Narrated by: Richard Basehart.

With “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, ,” British military historian Max Hastings offers a literary analogue to PBS’ series; in his introduction he acknowledges a debt to Burns and : HAMILTON CAIN. Timelapse - “Huey” helicopter - The Vietnam War: by Senator John Heinz History Center.

The Vietnam War: Curator Talk with Samuel W Black. The Vietnam War was the first major conflict to be televised on a regular basis, with the number of Americans injured and dead announced nightly. The public’s response to images beamed directly into their living rooms played an important role in the eventual outcome of the war.

Having defeated the French after a bitter war, Vietnamese forces under Ho Chi Minh expected to govern Vietnam, but inthe Geneva Conference awarded them only the northern. Sit back and read the story of Brian J.

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