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The Resource Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow

Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow

Label
Vietnam, a history
Title
Vietnam, a history
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Karnow
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A study of American involvement in Vietnam, from French domination to the final withdrawal of American forces, discusses the historical background, politics, military campaigns, participants, and consequences of American involvement
Cataloging source
DLC
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Karnow, Stanley
Dewey number
959.704/3373
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.K37 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
Label
Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 721-741) and index
Contents
The war nobody won -- Piety and power -- The heritage of Vietnamese nationalism -- The war with the French -- The light that failed -- America's mandarin -- Vietnam is the place -- The end of diem -- The commitments deepen -- Disorder and decision -- LBJ goes to war -- Escalation -- Debate, diplomacy, doubt -- Tet -- Nixon's war -- The peace that never was
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd rev. and updated ed.
Extent
xv, 768 p.
Isbn
9780140265477
Lccn
97197160
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • sky202230006
  • (OCoLC)37144898
  • 850346
Label
Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 721-741) and index
Contents
The war nobody won -- Piety and power -- The heritage of Vietnamese nationalism -- The war with the French -- The light that failed -- America's mandarin -- Vietnam is the place -- The end of diem -- The commitments deepen -- Disorder and decision -- LBJ goes to war -- Escalation -- Debate, diplomacy, doubt -- Tet -- Nixon's war -- The peace that never was
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
2nd rev. and updated ed.
Extent
xv, 768 p.
Isbn
9780140265477
Lccn
97197160
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • sky202230006
  • (OCoLC)37144898
  • 850346

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