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  • War Tornby Tad Bartimus; Denby Fawcett; Jurate Kazickas; Edith Lederer; Ann Mariano

    Random House Publishing Group 2002; US$ 14.95

    For the first time, nine women who made journalism history talk candidly about their professional and deeply personal experiences as young reporters who lived, worked, and loved surrounded by war. Their stories span a decade of America?s involvement in Vietnam, from the earliest days of the conflict until the last U.S. helicopters left Saigon in 1975.... more...

  • The Tet Effectby Jake Blood

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    A close examination of the role of intelligence in shaping America?s perception of the Vietnam War, looking closely at the intelligence leadership and decision process. In 1967, intelligence was called upon to bolster support for the Vietnam War and allowed America?s leaders to portray a ?bankrupt? enemy ready to quit the battlefield. The audacious... more...

  • Colonial Cambodia's 'Bad Frenchmen'by Gregor Muller

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Colonial Cambodia's "Bad Frenchmen" provides a captivating analysis of the gradual establishment of French colonialism in the late nineteenth century. Drawing on new materials from French, Vietnamese and Cambodian archives, it reconstructs a time during which France struggled to give meaning and substance to its Protectorate over Cambodia. It... more...

  • Archaeologies of the Middle Eastby Susan Pollock; Reinhard Bernbeck

    Wiley 2009; US$ 150.95 US$ 130.82

    Archaeologies of the Middle East provides an innovative introduction to the archaeology of this fascinating region and a window on both its past and present. Written by some of the top archaeologists of the Middle East: scholars from diverse backgrounds with a wide range of interests and intellectual approaches Coverage spans 100,000 years:... more...

  • Why Did They Kill?by Alexander Laban Hinton

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Of all the horrors human beings perpetrate, genocide stands near the top of the list. Its toll is staggering: well over 100 million dead worldwide. Why Did They Kill? is one of the first anthropological attempts to analyze the origins of genocide. In it, Alexander Hinton focuses on the devastation that took place in Cambodia from April 1975 to January... more...

  • Assuming the Burdenby Mark Lawrence

    University of California Press 2005; US$ 31.95 US$ 25.56

    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...

  • Voices of the Vietnam POWsby Craig Howes

    Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 42.00 US$ 36.12

    Unsure whether they would be greeted as traitors or heroes, POWs returning from Vietnam responded by holding tight to their chosen motto, "Return with Honor." "We're giving the American people what they want and badly need--heroes," said a Vietnam jungle POW. "I feel it's our responsibility, our duty to help them where possible shed the idea this war... more...

  • Men Who Perseveredby Bruce Davies; Gary McKay

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 14.63

    A history of the Australian Army Training Team in Vietnam, as told through the personal recollections of the men who served in the Team from 1962-1972. more...

  • Australia's Battlefields in Viet Namby Gary McKay

    Allen & Unwin 2003; US$ 24.50

    A traveller's guide to the Australian battlefields and cemeteries in Viet Nam written for people actually holidaying in Viet Nam as well as the "wannabes" who think they might go to Viet Nam. more...

  • Krazy Horby Stanley 'Krazy Hor' Krasnoff

    Allen & Unwin 2004; US$ 27.22

    The fascinating autobiography of Stan Krasnoff, a right-wing warrior who served with the American special forces in Vietnam. more...