Where the Domino Fell America and Vietnam 1945-2010
Edition: 6th 2014
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Description: This updated, expanded edition of Where the Domino Fell recounts the history of American involvement in Vietnam from the end of World War II, clarifying the political aims, military strategy, and social and economic factors that contributed to the participants' actions. Revised and updated to include an examination of Vietnam through the point of view of the soldiers themselves, and brings the story up to the present day through a look at how the war has been memorialized A new final chapter examines Vietnam through the lens of Oliver Stone's films and opens up a discussion of the War in popular culture Written with brevity and clarity, this concise narrative history of the Vietnam conflict is an ideal student text A chronology, glossary, and a bibliography all serve as helpful reference points for students An important contribution not only to the study of the Vietnam War but to an understanding of the larger workings of American foreign policy
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List price: $43.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/11/2013
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
|Prologue: LBJ and Vietnam|
|Eternal War: The Vietnamese Heritage|
|The First Indochina War, 1945-1954|
|The Making of a Quagmire, 1954-1960|
|The New Frontier in Vietnam, 1961-1963|
|Planning a Tragedy, 1963-1965|
|Into the Abyss, 1965-1966|
|The Mirage of Progress, 1966-1967|
|Tet and the Year of the Monkey, 1968|
|The Beginning of the End, 1969-1970|
|The Fall of South Vietnam, 1970-1975|
|Distorted Images, Missed Opportunities, 1975-1995|
|Oliver Stone's Vietnam|
|A Vietnam War Chronology|
|Glossary and Guide to Acronyms|
|Vietnam, 1945 to 1975|
|Major battles of the Tet offensive, January 1968|