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Companion to the Vietnam War.

By: Young, Marilyn B.
Contributor(s): Buzzanco, Robert.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Blackwell companions to literature and culture: Publisher: Chichester : Wiley, 2008Edition: 1st ed.Description: 1 online resource (528 p.).ISBN: 9781405172042.Subject(s): Electronic books. -- local | United States -- History -- 1961-1969 | United States -- History -- 1969- | Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United StatesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Companion to the Vietnam WarDDC classification: 959.7043 | 959.7043373 LOC classification: DS558 -- .C66 2002Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
A Companion to the Vietnam War; Contents; About the Contributors; Introduction; 1 Hanoi's Long Century; Part I The Vietnamese in Context; 2 In Search of Ho Chi Minh; 3 Belated Asian Allies: The Technical and Military Contributions of Japanese Deserters, (1945-50) ; 4 The Realities and Consequences of War in a Northern Vietnamese Commune; 5 The My Tho Grapevine and the Sino-Soviet Split; 6 "Vietnam" as a Women's War; Part II The Americans in Southeast Asian Context; 7 Before the War: Legacies from the Early Twentieth Century in United States-Vietnam Relations
8 Franklin Roosevelt, Trusteeship and US Exceptionalism: Reconsidering the American Vision of Postcolonial Vietnam9 Dreaming Different Dreams: The United States and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam; 10 JFK and the Myth of Withdrawal; 11 The Politics of Escalation in Vietnam During the Johnson Years; 12 A Casualty of War: The Break in American Relations with Cambodia, 1965; 13 The Last Casualty? Richard Nixon and the End of the Vietnam War, 1969-75; 14 Remembering Nixon's War; 15 America's Secret War in Laos, 1955-75; Part III Americans at Home and Abroad
16 Missing in Action in the Twenty-First Century17 African Americans and the Vietnam War; 18 Mexican Americans and the Viet Nam War; 19 "They'll Forgive You for Anything Except Being Weak": Gender and US Escalation in Vietnam 1961-65; 20 The Antiwar Movement; 21 The Veterans Antiwar Movement in Fact and Memory; 22 Sanctuary!: A Bridge Between Civilian and GI Protest Against the Vietnam War; 23 Knowledge at War: American Social Science and Vietnam; 24 The War on Television: TV News, the Johnson Administration, and Vietnam; Select Bibliography; Index
Summary: A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the Vietnamese perspective, the antiwar movement, and the American home front. Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. Includes a select bibliography to guide further research.
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A Companion to the Vietnam War; Contents; About the Contributors; Introduction; 1 Hanoi's Long Century; Part I The Vietnamese in Context; 2 In Search of Ho Chi Minh; 3 Belated Asian Allies: The Technical and Military Contributions of Japanese Deserters, (1945-50) ; 4 The Realities and Consequences of War in a Northern Vietnamese Commune; 5 The My Tho Grapevine and the Sino-Soviet Split; 6 "Vietnam" as a Women's War; Part II The Americans in Southeast Asian Context; 7 Before the War: Legacies from the Early Twentieth Century in United States-Vietnam Relations

8 Franklin Roosevelt, Trusteeship and US Exceptionalism: Reconsidering the American Vision of Postcolonial Vietnam9 Dreaming Different Dreams: The United States and the Army of the Republic of Vietnam; 10 JFK and the Myth of Withdrawal; 11 The Politics of Escalation in Vietnam During the Johnson Years; 12 A Casualty of War: The Break in American Relations with Cambodia, 1965; 13 The Last Casualty? Richard Nixon and the End of the Vietnam War, 1969-75; 14 Remembering Nixon's War; 15 America's Secret War in Laos, 1955-75; Part III Americans at Home and Abroad

16 Missing in Action in the Twenty-First Century17 African Americans and the Vietnam War; 18 Mexican Americans and the Viet Nam War; 19 "They'll Forgive You for Anything Except Being Weak": Gender and US Escalation in Vietnam 1961-65; 20 The Antiwar Movement; 21 The Veterans Antiwar Movement in Fact and Memory; 22 Sanctuary!: A Bridge Between Civilian and GI Protest Against the Vietnam War; 23 Knowledge at War: American Social Science and Vietnam; 24 The War on Television: TV News, the Johnson Administration, and Vietnam; Select Bibliography; Index

A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the Vietnamese perspective, the antiwar movement, and the American home front. Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. Includes a select bibliography to guide further research.

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Marilyn B. Young is Professor of History at New York University. She is the author of Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy (1969) and The Vietnam Wars (1991), winner of the Berkshire Women's History Prize. She is the co-author of Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the 20th Century (with William Rosenberg, 1980), Promissory Notes: Women and the Transition to Socialism (with Rayna Rapp and Sonia Kruks, 1983), and Vietnam and America (with Marvin Gettleman, Jane Franklin, and Bruce Franklin, 1995), and is the co-editor of Human Rights and Revolutions (with Lynn Hunt and Jeffrey Wasserstrom, 2000).<br> <p> Robert Buzzanco is Associate Professor of History at the University of Houston. He is the author of Masters of War: Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era (1996) , winner of the Stuart L. Bernath Prize, and Vietnam and the Transformation of American Life (Blackwell, 1999).</p>

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