Perfect War Technowar in Vietnam

ISBN-10: 0871137992

ISBN-13: 9780871137999

Edition: 2000 (Reprint)

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List price: $16.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 2/2/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 544
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Introduction to the 2000 Edition
Trailing the Beastp. 3
Legacies of Resistance: Vietnamese Nationalism against the Chinese and Frenchp. 28
The Permanent War Begins: 1940-1954p. 44
America Comes to Vietnam: Installing the Mechanisms, 1954-1964p. 69
Technowar at Ground Level: Search-and-Destroy as Assembly Linep. 93
The Tet Offensive and the Production of a Double Realityp. 155
Forced Draft: Urbanization and the Consumer Society Come to Vietnamp. 225
Pacification War in the Countrysidep. 270
Air War over North Vietnam: Bombing as Communicationp. 319
Structural Dynamics of Escalation in Theory and Practice, 1966-1967p. 335
The Structure of Air Operationsp. 357
The Redistribution of Air War: Laos, 1968-1973p. 383
Closing Out the War: Cambodia and North Vietnam, 1969-1973p. 403
Finding the Light at the End of the Tunnelp. 421
Surveying the Wreckage: The Limits of Conventional Criticism and the Reproduction of Technowarp. 433
The Warrior's Knowledge: Social Stratification and the Book Corpus of Vietnamp. 461
Notesp. 477
Indexp. 509
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