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Vietnam A History

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ISBN-10: 0140265473

ISBN-13: 9780140265477

Edition: 2nd 1997 (Revised)

Authors: Stanley Karnow

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Book details

List price: $25.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/1/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 784
Size: 5.87" wide x 8.97" long x 1.79" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Stanley Karnow was born in Brooklyn, New York on February 4, 1925. During World War II, he served in the Army Air Force. He received a bachelor's degree from Harvard University in 1947. After graduating, he sailed for France intending to spend the summer, but he stayed for a decade. He studied politics at the University of Paris in 1948-1949, and from 1950 to 1957 was a Paris correspondent for Time magazine. He was an Asian correspondent for Time-Life from 1959 to 1962, The London Observer from 1961 to 1965, The Saturday Evening Post from 1963 to 1965 and The Washington Post from 1965 to 1971. He was a diplomatic correspondent for The Washington Post in 1971 and 1972, and a special…    

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
Debate, Diplomacy, Doubt
Nixon's War
The Peace That Never Was
Cast of Principal Characters
Notes on Sources
Photo Credits