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  • Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965by Pierre Asselin

    University of California Press 2013; US$ 55.00

    Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War opens in 1954 with the signing of the Geneva accords that ended the eight-year-long Franco-Indochinese War and created two Vietnams. In agreeing to the accords, Ho Chi Minh and other leaders of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam anticipated a new period of peace leading to national reunification under their rule; they... more...

  • The War Conspiracyby Peter Dale Scott

    Skyhorse Publishing 2013; US$ 16.95

    Peter Dale Scott examines the many ways in which war policy has been driven by ?accidents? and other events in the field, in some cases despite moves toward peace that were directed by presidents. This book explores the ?deep politics? that exerts a profound but too-little-understood effect on national policy outside the control of traditional democratic... more...

  • State and Uncivil Society in Thailand at the Temple of Preah Vihearby Puangthong R. Pawakapan

    Institute of Southeast Asian Studies 2013; US$ 25.87

    Since it began in 2008, the dispute over the temple of Preah Vihear and its adjacent area has envenomed Thai-Cambodian relations. Puangthong R. Pawakapan argues that initially Thai-Cambodian cooperation on the temple had begun within the framework of Thailand’s strategy to become a regional economic centre and leader. It was the first time in... more...

  • A Monument to Deceitby C. Michael Hiam; Thomas Powers

    ForeEdge an Imprint of University Press of New England 2014; US$ 22.99

    A timely story of whistleblowing in wartime more...

  • Dartmouth Veteransby Phillip C. Schaefer

    Dartmouth College Press 2014; US$ 28.99

    A collection of essays by Dartmouth alumni recalling their Vietnam War?era experiences more...

  • Demokratie und Völkermordby Christian Büschges

    Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 9.12

    Hauptbeschreibung Einerseits wurden die in den 1990er Jahren weltweit erhobenen Forderungen indigener Völker nach kultureller Anerkennung und politischer Teilhabe vielfach als Ausdruck einer voranschreitenden Demokratisierung gedeutet, andererseits gelten die Bürgerkriege in Jugoslawien oder Ruanda im gleichen Jahrzehnt als Extremformen einer ethnischen... more...

  • The Country of Memoryby Hue-Tam Ho Tai

    University of California Press 2001; US$ 15.95

    The American experience in the Vietnam War has been the subject of a vast body of scholarly work, yet surprisingly little has been written about how the war is remembered by Vietnamese themselves. The Country of Memory fills this gap in the literature by addressing the subject of history, memory, and commemoration of the Vietnam War in modern day... more...

  • Assuming the Burdenby Mark Atwood Lawrence

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 15.95

    This beautifully crafted and solidly researched book explains why and how the United States made its first commitment to Vietnam in the late 1940s. Mark Atwood Lawrence deftly explores the process by which the Western powers set aside their fierce disagreements over colonialism and extended the Cold War fight into the Third World. Drawing on an unprecedented... more...

  • Vietnamby L. Shelton Woods

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00

    While most Americans might still think of Vietnam as little more than the site of a war, such broad typecasting glosses over a complicated and frequently misrepresented country. This volume brings the nation's dynamic history, society and religious institutions to the page. more...

  • Fragments of the Presentby Philip Taylor

    Allen & Unwin 2001; US$ 27.22

    A new theoretical perspective on southern Vietnam and its recent history, examining the differences between the local villager's view of modernity and those of the state. more...