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The Vietnam War : Revised 2nd Edition

By: Hall, Mitchell K.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: eBooks on Demand.Seminar Studies: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (177 p.).ISBN: 9781317863748.Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Vietnam War : Revised 2nd EditionDDC classification: 959.704/3 | 959.7043 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Publisher's Acknowledgements; Author's Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chronology; Who's Who; Glossary; Maps; PART ONE BACKGROUND; 1 ROOTS OF THE VIETNAM WAR; The Rise of Vietnamese Nationalism; The First Indochina War; The United States and Ngo Dinh Diem; Johnson's Decisions for War; PART TWO THE VIETNAM WAR; 2 AMERICA GOES TO WAR; Saigon's Deterioration; Rolling Thunder; Making the Commitment; The Ground War; Turmoil in the South; 3 TURNING POINTS; The Antiwar Movement; The Debate in Washington; The Tet Offensive
The Nation ReconsidersNegotiations; 4 THE END OF THE TUNNEL; Vietnamization; Cambodia; Laos; Negotiations; Pacification; The Easter Offensive; The Paris Agreement; 5 CONCLUSION AND LEGACY; The American Withdrawal; The Final Offensives; Laos and Cambodia; Impact on the United States; Impact on Vietnam; Postwar Debate; Conclusion; PART THREE DOCUMENTS; 1 An Orthodox View of the Vietnam War; 2 A Revisionist View of the Vietnam War; 3 A Post-revisionist View of the Vietnam War; 4 The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence; 5 The Geneva Accords, 1954; 6 The Tonkin Gulf Resolution
7 'Aggression from the North'8 Hanoi's Negotiating Position; 9 'A Compromise Solution in South Vietnam'; 10 McNamara Presents Options to President Johnson; 11 Washington's Negotiating Position; 12 Letter from Ho Chi Minh to Lyndon Johnson; 13 CIA Analysis of the Anti-Vietnam War Movement; 14 North Vietnamese Goals for the TET Offensive; 15 Report from Vietnam; 16 'Peace in Vietnam and Southeast Asia'; 17 South Vietnam's Six Points for Peace; 18 Silent Majority Speech; 19 The Invasion of Cambodia; 20 John Kerry Testimony; 21 South Vietnamese Analysis of the Easter Offensive
22 Paris Peace Accords23 President Nixon Promises Postwar Reconstruction; 24 Resignation Speech of Nguyen Van Thieu; 25 Le Duan's Victory Speech; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; INDEX
Summary: The Vietnam War examines the conflict from its origins through to 1975 and North Vietnam''s victory.  This new revised edition is completely up-to-date with current academic debates and includes new source material.  Mitchell Hall explores all the key elements of the conflict, including:·        US motivations for entering the war and the military strategies employed·        The role of the media·        The rise of domestic opposition·        The war''s impact in the US and Vietnam.  Mitchell Hall provides numerous insights into the political decisions of the Vietnamese communists, and Vietna
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Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Table of Contents; Publisher's Acknowledgements; Author's Acknowledgements; Abbreviations; Chronology; Who's Who; Glossary; Maps; PART ONE BACKGROUND; 1 ROOTS OF THE VIETNAM WAR; The Rise of Vietnamese Nationalism; The First Indochina War; The United States and Ngo Dinh Diem; Johnson's Decisions for War; PART TWO THE VIETNAM WAR; 2 AMERICA GOES TO WAR; Saigon's Deterioration; Rolling Thunder; Making the Commitment; The Ground War; Turmoil in the South; 3 TURNING POINTS; The Antiwar Movement; The Debate in Washington; The Tet Offensive

The Nation ReconsidersNegotiations; 4 THE END OF THE TUNNEL; Vietnamization; Cambodia; Laos; Negotiations; Pacification; The Easter Offensive; The Paris Agreement; 5 CONCLUSION AND LEGACY; The American Withdrawal; The Final Offensives; Laos and Cambodia; Impact on the United States; Impact on Vietnam; Postwar Debate; Conclusion; PART THREE DOCUMENTS; 1 An Orthodox View of the Vietnam War; 2 A Revisionist View of the Vietnam War; 3 A Post-revisionist View of the Vietnam War; 4 The Vietnamese Declaration of Independence; 5 The Geneva Accords, 1954; 6 The Tonkin Gulf Resolution

7 'Aggression from the North'8 Hanoi's Negotiating Position; 9 'A Compromise Solution in South Vietnam'; 10 McNamara Presents Options to President Johnson; 11 Washington's Negotiating Position; 12 Letter from Ho Chi Minh to Lyndon Johnson; 13 CIA Analysis of the Anti-Vietnam War Movement; 14 North Vietnamese Goals for the TET Offensive; 15 Report from Vietnam; 16 'Peace in Vietnam and Southeast Asia'; 17 South Vietnam's Six Points for Peace; 18 Silent Majority Speech; 19 The Invasion of Cambodia; 20 John Kerry Testimony; 21 South Vietnamese Analysis of the Easter Offensive

22 Paris Peace Accords23 President Nixon Promises Postwar Reconstruction; 24 Resignation Speech of Nguyen Van Thieu; 25 Le Duan's Victory Speech; FURTHER READING; REFERENCES; INDEX

The Vietnam War examines the conflict from its origins through to 1975 and North Vietnam''s victory.  This new revised edition is completely up-to-date with current academic debates and includes new source material.  Mitchell Hall explores all the key elements of the conflict, including:·        US motivations for entering the war and the military strategies employed·        The role of the media·        The rise of domestic opposition·        The war''s impact in the US and Vietnam.  Mitchell Hall provides numerous insights into the political decisions of the Vietnamese communists, and Vietna

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<p> Mitchell K. Hall is Professor of History at Central Michigan University. He is the author of Because of Their Faith (1990) and Crossroads: American Popular Culture and the Vietnam Generation (2005).</p>

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