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The Resource The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam, Max Boot

The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam, Max Boot

Label
The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam
Title
The road not taken
Title remainder
Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Max Boot
Title variation
Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the CIA operative chronicles his rise and fall as a proponent of a visionary "hearts and minds" diplomacy in Vietnam who was ultimately overruled by the American military bureaucracy, which favored bombs and troop build-ups over winning the people's trust
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1968-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Boot, Max
Dewey number
  • 959.704/3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E840.5.L36
LC item number
B66 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lansdale, Edward Geary
  • United States
  • United States
  • Intelligence officers
  • Generals
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Label
The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam, Max Boot
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 611-675) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
l, 715 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871409416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn988278087
  • (OCoLC)988278087
  • 952358
Label
The road not taken : Edward Lansdale and the American tragedy in Vietnam, Max Boot
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 611-675) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
  • cri
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
l, 715 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780871409416
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • ocn988278087
  • (OCoLC)988278087
  • 952358

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