2 edition of tragedy of Vietnam found in the catalog.
tragedy of Vietnam
Helen Boyden Lamb
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|Statement||By Helen B. Lamb.|
|Series||Basic pamphlets,, 17|
|LC Classifications||DS557.A6 L26|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||49,  p.|
|Number of Pages||49|
|LC Control Number||65004903|
For courses on the Vietnam War, 20th century world history and American diplomatic history. Also appropriate as a supplemental text for U.S. history survey courses and history of Asia courses. Brief and accessible text that provides comprehensive coverage of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. The Tragedy of Vietnam provides extensive background on the Vietnam War, the relevant. Get this from a library! The tragedy of Vietnam. [Patrick J Hearden] -- This book provides extensive background on the war, the relevant history of Southeast Asia, and the consequences of the Vietnam conflict on the region. An excellent supplement to any U.S. History.
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He lays out how America viewed Vietnam as a military problem to be solved, when the concerns were primarily political and social, and that the United States acted with hubris by not /5(). The Tragedy of Vietnam provides a brief history of Vietnam with "history repeats itself" information and focuses on post-WWII to present day Vietnam.
Tightly written, the book is filled with facts about America's involvement/5. Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, is a product of Hastings’s prodigious research and his aptitude for pungent is an unsparing look, by a warm friend of America, at the mountain of.
“Deeply researched and evenhanded, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam is a superb scholarly achievement [Boot] comes at Lansdale having already written two major books on small wars and counterinsurgency, a solid foundation that he takes to a new level here with rigorous research and dogged Cited by: 3.
Although The Tragedy of the Vietnam War is promoted as a memoir, it is mostly a political history of the war. The author spent more than 20 years as an officer in the Army of the Republic of Vietnam (ARVN), but few pages of his book deal with his personal experiences.
Instead, author Nguyen Duong uniformly praises the ARVN on just about every. Book Description. The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale.
Deep inside Max Hastings’s monumental "Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy” sits a minute story that captures the essence of the book. As combat heated up Author: Mark Atwood Lawrence. • Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, by Max Hastings is published by William Collins (£30).
To order a copy for £ go to or call Author: Martin Woollacott. The Tragedy of Vietnam In The Tragedy of Vietnam by Patrick J.
Hearden, look into the history of Vietnam from French occupation of Indochina to the final withdrawal of US troops in Vietnam. The author illustrates that, US foreign policy after World War 2 influenced how American Presidents dealt with spread of communism.
And Hastings is right to title this book an epic tragedy. It was so for the U.S. and South Vietnam, and the North as well, for the fighters who slogged through the jungles and the.
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Liveright. $ Hastings’ Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy: might be the best overview of the French and American failures in southeast Asia to yet appear, incorporating as it does some of the more recent revisionist research that balances out earlier, more ideologically tendentious interpretations drawn from the anti-war movement and the s ‘New Left/5(2).
Robert McNamara discusses his book, [In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam]. McNamara chronicles the measures enacted by government leaders.
An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War. Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France inthen a vastly greater one for the United States in The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text that provides comprehensive coverage of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War.
The book provides extensive background on the Vietnam War, the relevant history of Southeast Asia and the consequences of the Vietnam conflict on the region. Max Hastings on Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, Max Hastings introduces his new book Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, Read More.
Other Books. Chastise. CHASTISE. VIETNAM. Nemesis. The Secret War. Catastrophe. All Hell Let Loose. Did You Really Shoot the Television. The Korean War. Bomber Command. McNamara discussed his new book, In Retrospect: The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam, published by Times book deals with his life and career as a public servant, focusing on his role.
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The real tragedy of the Vietnam War Fifty years after the conflict began, America is still fighting brutal, indiscriminate wars under false pretensesAuthor: Christian Appy. The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War.
Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition includes expanded discussions of postwar American–Vietnamese relationships and.
Max Hastings’s “Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, ” reads like a gripping work of fiction. The storyline is as fluid as it is riveting, and the main characters are finely delineated.