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Economic Consequences of the Vietnam War

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ISBN-10: 0275933881

ISBN-13: 9780275933883

Edition: 1991

Authors: Anthony S. Campagna

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It is only now, fifteen years after the end of the Vietnam War, that its full impact on the United States can begin to be measured. In this work, Anthony Campagna focuses on one aspect of the war's consequences: its short- and long-term effects on the U.S. economy. Detailing both the identifiable costs and the economic benefits, Campagna examines the increasing influence the war had on the economy as it progressed, and the immediate policy responses that formed the government reaction. The impact to the economic system is presented in a chronological fashion, describing how the economy was affected during the war years, and how, in the aftermath, it was permanently altered. The book…    
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Book details

Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, LLC
Publication date: 3/30/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Early Involvement in Southeast Asia
The Initial Years: The Eisenhower and Kennedy Administrations
The Economy prior to Full-Scale War
The War Years: The Economic Record
The Middle Years 1966-68 and the End of the Johnson Administration
The Changing Economic Structure, 1966 Nixon's War, 1969-73
The Economic and Societal Consequences of the Vietnam War: A Final Accounting Economic Costs and Benefits of the War
The Post-Vietnam Society
Summary and Conclusions
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