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- A & A Book Publishing 2013; US$ 9.99
Scales of the Dragon: The Vietnam Experience' offers an introduction to Vietnam in all its facets: people, customs, history, and emergence from poor to rising star in the modern world. It is distilled from 18 years of experience, constant travel and interaction with ordinary Vietnamese. It is an ideal introduction for the visitor to Vietnam, as... more...
- Indiana University Press 2000; US$ 17.99
"This book has been long needed: a concise, complete and dispassionate survey of the Vietnam War.... Best of all, the no-nonsense approach answers questions as soon as they arise in the reader's mind." ?Kliatt "If there is such a thing as an objective account [of the Vietnam War], this is it.... If you want to read one book about Vietnam, read this... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 28.00
Vietnam Declassified is a detailed account of the CIA's effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. Covering the CIA engagement from 1954 to mid-1972, it provides a thorough analysis of the agency and its partners. Retired CIA operative and intelligence consultant Thomas L.... more...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 19.95
On August 5, 1964, while Lt. (jg) Everett Alvarez was flying a retaliatory air strike against naval targets in North Vietnam, antiaircraft fire crippled his A-4 fighter-bomber, forcing him to eject over water at low altitude. Alvarez relates the engrossing tale of his capture by fishermen, brutal treatment by the North Vietnamese, physical and mental... more...
- Temple University Press 2009; US$ 35.95
The Vietnam War has been depicted by every available medium, each presenting a message, an agenda, of what the filmmakers and producers choose to project about America's involvement in Southeast Asia. This collection of essays, most of which are previously unpublished, analyzes the themes, modes, and stylistic strategies seen in a broad range of films... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2005; US$ 99.95
The Vietnam War endured for thirty years, cost billions of dollars, and resulted in thousands of Vietnamese, French, and American deaths. Massive American military intervention in Vietnam embroiled America in protests, placed enormous strains on the western alliance, and altered U.S. relations with the Soviet Union and China. David L. Anderson's concise... more...
- Columbia University Press 2004; US$ 34.99
More than a quarter of a century after the last Marine Corps Huey left the American embassy in Saigon, the lessons and legacies of the most divisive war in twentieth-century American history are as hotly debated as ever. Why did successive administrations choose little-known Vietnam as the "test case" of American commitment in the fight against communism?... more...
- Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 74.99
America's experience in Vietnam continues to figure prominently in debates over strategy and defense and within the discourse on the identity of the United States as a nation. Through fifteen essays rooted in recent scholarship, The Columbia History of the Vietnam War is a chronological and critical collective history central to any discussion of... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 28.00
More than three decades after the withdrawal of American troops from Southeast Asia, the Vietnam War still resonates in political and cultural discourse and still motivates vibrant historical inquiry. The eminent scholars featured in The War That Never Ends present the newest perspectives on the war in Vietnam, from the homefront to Ho Chi Minh City,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Existing studies of the Vietnam War have been written mostly from an American perspective, using western sources, and viewing the conflict through western eyes. This book, based on extensive original research, including Vietnamese, Chinese and former Soviet sources, presents a history of the war from the perspective of the Vietnamese communists. It... more...