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The Resource Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow

Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow

Label
Vietnam, a history
Title
Vietnam, a history
Statement of responsibility
Stanley Karnow
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Examines American involvement in the Vietnam War, delves into the decision-making process in Washington and Asia, and presents interviews with participants on both sides
Summary
A study of American involvement in Vietnam, from French domination to the final withdrawal of American forces, discusses the historical background, politics, military campaigns, participants, and consequences of American involvement
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
170239
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Karnow, Stanley
Dewey number
959.704/3373
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • Vietnam
Target audience
adult
Label
Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 721-741) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The war nobody won -- 2. Piety and power -- 3. The heritage of Vietnamese nationalism -- 4. The war with the French -- 5. The light that failed -- 6. America's mandarin -- 7. Vietnam is the place -- 8. The end of Diem -- 9. The commitments deepen -- 10. Disorder and decision -- 11. LBJ goes to war -- 12. Escalation -- 13. Debate, diplomacy, doubt -- 14. Tet -- 15. Nixon's war -- 16. The peace that never was
Control code
ocm37144898
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second revised and updated edition.
Extent
xv, 768 pages
Isbn
9780140265477
Lccn
97197160
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)37144898
Label
Vietnam, a history, Stanley Karnow
Publication
Note
Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 721-741) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. The war nobody won -- 2. Piety and power -- 3. The heritage of Vietnamese nationalism -- 4. The war with the French -- 5. The light that failed -- 6. America's mandarin -- 7. Vietnam is the place -- 8. The end of Diem -- 9. The commitments deepen -- 10. Disorder and decision -- 11. LBJ goes to war -- 12. Escalation -- 13. Debate, diplomacy, doubt -- 14. Tet -- 15. Nixon's war -- 16. The peace that never was
Control code
ocm37144898
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Second revised and updated edition.
Extent
xv, 768 pages
Isbn
9780140265477
Lccn
97197160
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)37144898

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