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The Resource American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser

American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser

Label
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Title
American tragedy
Title remainder
Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
David Kaiser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the origin of American involvement in the Vietnam War and how the policies in the Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson administrations led to war
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
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157915
Cataloging source
DLC
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1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaiser, David E.
Dewey number
959.7043373
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Label
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-556) and index
Contents
The Eisenhower administration and Indochina: 1954-1960 -- No war in Laos: January-June 1961 -- A new effort in Vietnam: January-August 1961 -- War or peace? September-November 1961 -- Limiting the commitment: November 1961-November 1962 -- The war in Vietnam: 1962 -- A gathering storm: January-July 1963 -- The Buddhist crisis and the cable of August 24: 1963 -- The coup: August-November 1963 -- A decision for war: November 1963-April 1964 -- To the Tonkin Gulf: April-August 1964 -- Planning for war: September-December 1964 -- Over the edge: December 1964-March 1965 -- War in secret: March-June 1965 --War in public: June-July 1965 -- Bad history, wrong war -- Epilogue: tragedy and history
Control code
ocm42652758
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
566 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674002258
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
99052925
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)42652758
Label
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-556) and index
Contents
The Eisenhower administration and Indochina: 1954-1960 -- No war in Laos: January-June 1961 -- A new effort in Vietnam: January-August 1961 -- War or peace? September-November 1961 -- Limiting the commitment: November 1961-November 1962 -- The war in Vietnam: 1962 -- A gathering storm: January-July 1963 -- The Buddhist crisis and the cable of August 24: 1963 -- The coup: August-November 1963 -- A decision for war: November 1963-April 1964 -- To the Tonkin Gulf: April-August 1964 -- Planning for war: September-December 1964 -- Over the edge: December 1964-March 1965 -- War in secret: March-June 1965 --War in public: June-July 1965 -- Bad history, wrong war -- Epilogue: tragedy and history
Control code
ocm42652758
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
566 p., [32] p. of plates
Isbn
9780674002258
Isbn Type
(hc.)
Lccn
99052925
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)42652758

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