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- Oldcastle Books 2015; US$ 8.99
A concise, accessible history of one of the most important and fascinating conflicts of the 20th century On March 8, 1965, 3,500 U.S. Marines of the 9th Marine Expeditionary Brigade made an amphibious landing at Da Nang on the south central coast of South Vietnam, marking the beginning of a conflict that would haunt American politics and society... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 40.00
To fully comprehend the Vietnam War, it is essential to understand the central role that southerners played in the nation's commitment to the war, in the conflict's duration, and in the fighting itself. President Lyndon B. Johnson of Texas and Secretary of State Dean Rusk of Georgia oversaw the dramatic escalation of U.S. military involvement from... more...
- PublicAffairs 2015; US$ 25.99
In the chaotic final days of the Vietnam War in April 1975, as Americans fled and their Vietnamese allies and employees prepared for the worst, John Riordan, a young banker, the assistant manager of Citibank's Saigon branch succeeded in rescuing 106 Vietnamese. They were his 33 Vietnamese staff members and their families. Unable to secure exit papers... more...
- Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 16.00
Noam Chomsky is Institute Professor in the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston. A member of the American Academy of Science, he has published widely in both linguistics and current affairs. His books include At War with Asia, Towards a New Cold War, Fateful Triangle: The U. S., Israel and the... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 44.95
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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 109.95
Within the field of insurgency there are many different types of power practice directed towards making soldiers obedient and disciplined. This book puts forth that the type of power being utilised depends on the habitus of the respective commander and, as a result, becomes socially differentiated. Furthermore, power practices are shaped by the classificatory... more...
- C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 11.10
Kambodscha ist durch die grandiosen Tempel aus der Angkor-Zeit bekannt, aber auch als Ort des Völkermords der Roten Khmer. Bernd Stövers kompakte, anschauliche Darstellung beginnt mit den frühen Gottkönigtümern und der Entstehung der Tempelkomplexe in Angkor Wat und Angkor Thom, die nach dem Niedergang des Khmer-Reiches, vom Dschungel überwuchert,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00
The war in Vietnam achieved almost none of the goals the American decision-makers formulated, and it cost more than 56,000 American lives. Yet, until recently, Americans have preferred to ignore the causes and consequences of this disaster by treating the war as an aberration in United States foreign policy, an unfortunate but unique mistake. What... more...
- Casemate 2014; US$ 18.99
Sometimes you do everything right, but it just isnt your day. A part fails and your helicopter comes apart in flight, or, another aircraft runs into you and the pieces of both fall to the ground below, or the enemy gunner pulls the trigger at just the right moment and his rounds find your aircraft in exactly the right spot to take it out of the... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 104.95
This book offers an interdisciplinary approach to the key relationships between heritage conservation, city space design, and tourism development in historic cities, linking theory and practice in a unique way. The book offers an investigation of three Middle Eastern historic cities, Aleppo, Acre and Salt, all of which face significant challenges of... more...