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  • The Vietnam Warby Bernard C. Nalty; General William C. Westmoreland

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 12.99

    The Vietnam War was the bloodiest and one of the most fascinating conflicts in the history of warfare. It began with America pouring massive military aid upon the South Vietnamese in an attempt to thwart a Communist takeover, and culminated in the "peace with honour" withdrawal by the Nixon administration. This authoritative account accurately details... more...

  • The Spitting Imageby Jerry Lembcke

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 26.00

    One of the most resilient images of the Vietnam era is that of the anti-war protester often a woman spitting on the uniformed veteran just off the plane. The lingering potency of this icon was evident during the Gulf War, when war supporters invoked it to discredit their opposition. In this startling book, Jerry Lembcke demonstrates that not a... more...

  • Surviving Twiceby Trin Yarborough

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 16.95

    Surviving Twice is the story of five Vietnamese Amerasians born during the Vietnam War to American soldiers and Vietnamese mothers. Unfortunately, they were not among the few thousand Amerasian children who came to the United States before the war?s end and grew up as Americans, speaking English and attending American schools. Instead, this group... more...

  • Bernard Fallby Dorothy Fall

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 18.95

    Bernard Fall wrote the classics Street Without Joy and Hell in a Very Small Place , which detailed the French experience in Vietnam. One of the first (and the best-informed) Western observers to say that the United States could not win there either, he was killed in Vietnam in 1967 while accompanying a Marine platoon. Written by his widow Dorothy,... more...

  • Where the Domino Fellby James S. Olson; Randy W. Roberts

    Wiley 2013; US$ 43.95 US$ 38.09

    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... more...

  • Vietnamby Gary R. Hess

    Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95 US$ 38.96

    Now available in a completely revised and updated second edition, Vietnam: Explaining America?s Lost War is an award-winning historiography of one of the 20 th century?s seminal conflicts. Looks at many facets of Vietnam War, examining central arguments of scholars, journalists, and participants and providing evidence on both sides of controversies... more...

  • Our Vietnamby A. J. Langguth

    Simon & Schuster 2000; US$ 22.00

    "Laos was never really ours after 1954. South Vietnam is and wants to be." -- McGeorge Bundy, Washington, D.C., 1961 "The Americans thought that Vietnam was a war. We knew that Vietnam was our country." -- Luu Doan Huynh, Hanoi, 1999 Twenty-five years after its end, with many records and archives newly opened and many participants now willing... more...

  • No Peace, No Honorby Larry Berman

    Free Press 2001; US$ 14.00

    In 1973, Henry Kissinger shared the Nobel Peace Prize for the secret negotiations that led to the Agreement on Ending the War and Restoring Peace in Vietnam. Nixon famously declared the 1973 agreement to be "peace with honor"; America was disengaging, yet South Vietnam still stood to fight its own war. Kissinger promptly moved to seal up his personal... more...

  • Ending the Vietnam Warby Henry Kissinger

    Touchstone 2003; US$ 38.95

    The Definitive Account Many other authors have written about what they thought happened -- or thought should have happened -- in Vietnam, but it was Henry Kissinger who was there at the epicenter, involved in every decision from the long, frustrating negotiations with the North Vietnamese delegation to America's eventual extrication from the war.... more...

  • Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peaceby Gabriel Kolko

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 43.95

    Vietnam has experienced huge political and economic development since the war. In Anatomy of a Peace , Gabriel Kolko looks at the main economic phases the Communist Party has embarked upon since 1986 and outlines the transition to nascent capitalism. He also explores Vietnam's relations to its neighbours and the US in the light of social and psychological... more...