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Vietnam War

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ISBN-10: 1405874341

ISBN-13: 9781405874342

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Mitchell K. Hall

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The Vietnam War examines the conflict from its origins through to 1975 and North Vietnam's victory. This second edition is completely up-to-date with current academic debates and includes new source material.
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Book details

List price: $36.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/17/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 176
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.682
Language: English

Publisher's Acknowledgements
Author's Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Chronology
Who's Who
Glossary
Maps
Background
Roots of the Vietnam War
The Rise of Vietnamese Nationalism
The First Indochina War
The United States and Ngo Dinh Diem
Johnson's Decisions for War
The Vietnam War
America Goes to War
Saigon's Deterioration
Rolling Thunder
Making the Commitment
The Ground War
Turmoil in the South
Turning Points
The Antiwar Movement
The Debate in Washington
The Tet Offensive
The Nation Reconsiders
Negotiations
The End of the Tunnel
Vietnamization
Cambodia
Laos
Negotiations
Pacification
The Easter Offensive
The Paris Agreement
Conclusion and Legacy
The American Withdrawal
The Final Offensives
Laos and Cambodia
Impact on the United States
Impact on Vietnam
Postwar Debate
Conclusion
Documents
An Orthodox View of the Vietnam War
A Revisionist View of the Vietnam War
A Post-revisionist View of the Vietnam War
The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence
The Geneva Accords, 1954
The Tonkin Gulf Resolution
'Aggression from the North'
Hanoi's Negotiating Position
'A Compromise Solution in South Vietnam'
McNamara Presents Options to President Johnson
Washington's Negotiating Position
Letter from Ho Chi Minh to Lyndon Johnson
CIA Analysis of the Anti-Vietnam War Movement
North Vietnamese Goals for the TET Offensive
Report from Vietnam
'Peace in Vietnam and Southeast Asia'
South Vietnam's Six Points for Peace
Silent Majority Speech
The Invasion of Cambodia
John Kerry Testimony
South Vietnamese Analysis of the Easter Offensive
Paris Peace Accords
President Nixon Promises Postwar Reconstruction
Resignation Speech of Nguyen Van Thieu
Le Duan's Victory Speech
Further Reading
References
Index