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Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War A Political, Social, and Military History

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ISBN-10: 0195135253

ISBN-13: 9780195135251

Edition: N/A

Authors: Spencer C. Tucker, Spencer C. Tucker

List price: $27.50
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The Vietnam War was the defining event of recent U.S. history, a tragic struggle that cost the lives of 58,000 Americans and 970,000 Vietnamese. 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. Now Tucker has produced an abridged one-volume edition, a miracle of concision that includes virtually all the entries found in the parent volume, in condensed form. Here are more than 900 alphabetically arranged entries--plus over 200 primary source documents--that illuminate every aspect of the Vietnam War. There are entries on Buddhists, defoliation, post-traumatic stress disorder, the…    
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Book details

List price: $27.50
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 600
Size: 6.75" wide x 10.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.288
Language: English

Spencer C. Tucker is a professor of history and holds the John Biggs Chair of Military History at the Virginia Military Institute. A graduate of VMI, he served as a captain in Army Intelligence during 1965-1967. He lives in Lexington, VA.