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Triumph Revisited : Historians Battle for the Vietnam War

By: Wiest, Andrew.
Contributor(s): Doidge, Michael.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2010Description: 1 online resource (258 p.).ISBN: 9780203852118.Subject(s): Moyar, Mark | Moyar, Mark, 1971 -- Triumph forsaken | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Historiography | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Historiography | Vietnam warGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Triumph Revisited : Historians Battle for the Vietnam WarDDC classification: 959.7043072 | 959.7043373 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Historians and the Vietnam War; Section I: The Vietnam War in an Asian Perspective; Chapter 1 The Vietnamese Civil War of 1955-1975 in Historical Perspective; Chapter 2 Ngo Dinh Diem and South Vietnam Reconsidered; Chapter 3 What We Still Do Not Know: Moyar's Treatment of Global Communism; Chapter 4 A One-sided Picture of the Chinese-Vietnamese Ties during the Vietnam War; Chapter 5 Section I Response; Section II: Debating Triumph Forsaken as History; Chapter 6 Triumph Impossible; Chapter 7 Fighting Stories
Chapter 8 Imperial Revanchism: Attempting to Recover a Post-war ""Noble Cause""Chapter 9 Triumph Forsaken as a Path to Setting the Record Straight; Chapter 10 Governing the Vietnamese ""Masses"": The United States, Ngo Dinh Diem, and the Notion of Triumph Forsaken; Chapter 11 Triumph Forsaken as Military History; Chapter 12 Section II Response; Section III: Orthodoxy and Revisionism; Chapter 13 Orthodoxy and Revisionism: The Domino Theory as a Case Study; Chapter 14 Caricature for Caricature?: The Vietnamese Context in Triumph Forsaken
Chapter 15 Familiar Territory: Mark Moyar's Call to Revisionism and the CounterfactualChapter 16 Throwing Down the Gauntlet: Triumph Forsaken and the Revisionist Challenge; Chapter 17 Ngo Dinh Diem and Vietnam War Revisionism in Mark Moyar's Triumph Forsaken; Chapter 18 Section III Response; Conclusion; Contributors; Index
Summary: More than thirty years later, the Vietnam War still stands as one of the most controversial events in the history of the United States, and historians have so far failed to come up with a definitive narrative of the wartime experience. With competing viewpoints already in play, Mark Moyar's recent revisionist approach in Triumph Forsaken has created heated debate over who ""owns"" the history of America's war in Vietnam.Triumph Revisited: Historians Battle for the Vietnam War collects critiques of Triumph Forsaken from both sides of this debate, written by
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Book Cover; Title; Copyright; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Historians and the Vietnam War; Section I: The Vietnam War in an Asian Perspective; Chapter 1 The Vietnamese Civil War of 1955-1975 in Historical Perspective; Chapter 2 Ngo Dinh Diem and South Vietnam Reconsidered; Chapter 3 What We Still Do Not Know: Moyar's Treatment of Global Communism; Chapter 4 A One-sided Picture of the Chinese-Vietnamese Ties during the Vietnam War; Chapter 5 Section I Response; Section II: Debating Triumph Forsaken as History; Chapter 6 Triumph Impossible; Chapter 7 Fighting Stories

Chapter 8 Imperial Revanchism: Attempting to Recover a Post-war ""Noble Cause""Chapter 9 Triumph Forsaken as a Path to Setting the Record Straight; Chapter 10 Governing the Vietnamese ""Masses"": The United States, Ngo Dinh Diem, and the Notion of Triumph Forsaken; Chapter 11 Triumph Forsaken as Military History; Chapter 12 Section II Response; Section III: Orthodoxy and Revisionism; Chapter 13 Orthodoxy and Revisionism: The Domino Theory as a Case Study; Chapter 14 Caricature for Caricature?: The Vietnamese Context in Triumph Forsaken

Chapter 15 Familiar Territory: Mark Moyar's Call to Revisionism and the CounterfactualChapter 16 Throwing Down the Gauntlet: Triumph Forsaken and the Revisionist Challenge; Chapter 17 Ngo Dinh Diem and Vietnam War Revisionism in Mark Moyar's Triumph Forsaken; Chapter 18 Section III Response; Conclusion; Contributors; Index

More than thirty years later, the Vietnam War still stands as one of the most controversial events in the history of the United States, and historians have so far failed to come up with a definitive narrative of the wartime experience. With competing viewpoints already in play, Mark Moyar's recent revisionist approach in Triumph Forsaken has created heated debate over who ""owns"" the history of America's war in Vietnam.Triumph Revisited: Historians Battle for the Vietnam War collects critiques of Triumph Forsaken from both sides of this debate, written by

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<p>Andrew Wiestis Professor of History and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of War and Society at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is the author of Vietnam's Forgotten Army: Heroism and Betrayal in the ARVNand co-editor of America and the Vietnam War: Re-examining the Culture and History of a Generation(Routledge).</p> <p>Michael J. Doidgeis a doctoral candidate in History at the University of Southern Mississippi. He is currently writing his dissertation, An Army Worth Fighting For: Doctrinal, Strategic, and Bureaucratic Transformation in the U.S. Army from 1946-1964.</p>

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