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The encyclopedia of the Vietnam War

Spencer Tucker

The encyclopedia of the Vietnam War

a political, social, and military history

by Spencer Tucker

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Published by ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Encyclopedias

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementSpencer C. Tucker, editor
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.7 .E53 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24809461M
    ISBN 109781851099603, 9781851099610
    LC Control Number2011007604

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      10 Unforgettable Vietnam War Books Go beyond Ken Burns' documentary and discover the landmark memoirs and bestselling novels of the Vietnam War. By Olivia Mason. By , and after decades of resistance to French colonials, Vietnam was partitioned into northern and southern territories. In a fight to reunify their divided country under. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

    War is a situation or a period of fighting between countries or groups of people. A war generally involves the use of weapons, a military organization and is a situation in which a nation enforces its rights by using force. Not every armed conflict is a war. A fight between individuals, between gangs, drug cartels, etc. is not considered a war. The Vietnam War: An Encyclopedia of Quotations presents the story of this seminal conflict as told through the words of the famous, infamous, and anonymous. All sides of the controversy are presented in chronological resource that starts with a look at Vietnamese history, then traces the events preceding France's war, continues through America's entry into the conflict, and concludes with the Author: Howard Langer.


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The role of the United States in the Vietnam War began after World War II and escalated into full commitment during the Vietnam War from to The U.S. involvement in South Vietnam stemmed from a combination of factors: France's long colonial history in French Indochina, the US War with Japan in the Pacific, and both Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong's pledge in to support Ho Chi.

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The three-volume Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War, edited by Spencer Tucker, has been hailed as the most comprehensive reference work on that watershed event/5(9). The Encyclopedia of The Vietnam War edited by Spencer C.

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It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War. Vietnam War (–) CausesMilitary and Diplomatic CourseDomestic CoursePostwar ImpactChanging Interpretations Vietnam War (–75): Causes Most American wars have obvious starting points or precipitating causes: the Battles of Lexington and Concord inthe capture of Fort Sumter inthe attack on Pearl Harbor inand the North Korean invasion of South Korea in.

Originally published: New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, Includes bibliographical references and index American perspectives -- Antiwar movement -- Art and literature -- Colonialism -- Diplomacy -- Media and the war -- Prelude to U.S. combat intervention -- Strategy and tactics -- Vietnam -- Vietnamese perspectives -- Gulf of Tonkin Resolution -- Paris Peace Accords -- Medal of Honor Pages: The Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War: A Political, Social, and Military History, 2nd Edition [4 volumes]: A Political, Social, and Military History, Edition 2 - Ebook written by Spencer C.

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Pages in category "Vietnam War books" The following 43 pages are in this category, out of 43 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (). The final book on your list of books about the Vietnam War is Days.

This was a book I read before I went to Vietnam and it was written by an army doctor who wasn’t even there. I think he was in Japan. But what he did was he interviewed the people he was treating and it was one of the great examples of breaking through the statistics.

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