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Where the Domino Fell : America and Vietnam 1945-2010

By: Olson, James Stuart.
Contributor(s): Roberts, Randy W.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Edition: 6th ed.Description: 1 online resource (319 p.).ISBN: 9781118608685.Subject(s): United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam | Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States | Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975 | Vietnam -- History -- 1975- | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Where the Domino Fell : America and Vietnam 1945-2010DDC classification: 959.704 | 959.7043373 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Prologue; 1: Eternal War; 2: The First Indochina War, 1945-1954; 3: The Making of a Quagmire, 1954-1960; 4: The New Frontier in Vietnam, 1961-1963; 5: Planning a Tragedy, 1963-1965; 6: Into the Abyss, 1965-1966; 7: The Mirage of Progress, 1966-1967; 8: Tet and the Year of the Monkey, 1968; 9: The Beginning of the End, 1969-1970; 10: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1970-1975; 11: Distorted Images, Missed Opportunities, 1975-1995; 12: Oliver Stone's Vietnam; Selected Bibliography; A Vietnam War Chronology; Glossary and Guide to Acronyms; Index
Summary: 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 memorializedA final chapter examines Vietnam through the lens of Oliver Stone's films and opens up a discu
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Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; Preface; Prologue; 1: Eternal War; 2: The First Indochina War, 1945-1954; 3: The Making of a Quagmire, 1954-1960; 4: The New Frontier in Vietnam, 1961-1963; 5: Planning a Tragedy, 1963-1965; 6: Into the Abyss, 1965-1966; 7: The Mirage of Progress, 1966-1967; 8: Tet and the Year of the Monkey, 1968; 9: The Beginning of the End, 1969-1970; 10: The Fall of South Vietnam, 1970-1975; 11: Distorted Images, Missed Opportunities, 1975-1995; 12: Oliver Stone's Vietnam; Selected Bibliography; A Vietnam War Chronology; Glossary and Guide to Acronyms; Index

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 memorializedA final chapter examines Vietnam through the lens of Oliver Stone's films and opens up a discu

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<p> James S. Olson is Distinguished Professor of History at Sam Houston State University, and the recipient of the university's Excellence in Teaching Award and Excellence in Research Award. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor of more than 30 books, including The Ethnic Dimension in American History , Fourth Edition (with Heather Olson Beal, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010) and Bathsheba's Breast: Women, Cancer, and History (2002), which won the History of Science Category Award from the Association of American Publishers, and was recognized by the Los Angeles Times as one of the best non-fiction books in America for 2002.</p> <p> Randy W. Roberts is Distinguished Professor of History at Purdue University. Among other books he is the author of A Team for America: The Army-Navy Game That Rallied a Nation at War (2012), coeditor of Hollywood's America: Twentieth-Century America Through Film, Fourth Edition (with Steven Mintz, Wiley-Blackwell, 2010), and coauthor of A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory (with James S. Olson, 2001), My Lai: A Brief History with Documents (with James S. Olson, 1998), and John Wayne American (with James S. Olson, 1996).</p>

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