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Vietnamese Conflict

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  • The Spitting Imageby Jerry Lembcke

    NYU Press 2000; US$ 22.10

    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 Hellby Leo Thorsness

    Encounter Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    On April 19, 1967, Air Force Colonel Leo Thorsness was on a mission over North Vietnam when his wingman was shot down by an enemy MiG, which then lined up for a gunnery pass on the two American pilots who had bailed out. Although his F 105 was not designed for aerial combat, Thorsness engaged the MiG and destroyed it. Spotting four more MiGs, he fought... more...

  • The Tet Offensiveby David F. Schmitz

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 25.99

    In this new work, historian David F. Schmitz analyzes what is arguably the most important event in the history of the Vietnam conflict. Schmitz situates the Tet Offensive in the context of American foreign policy and the state of the war up to 1968 while carefully considering the impact of the media on American public opinion. Through his up-to-date... more...

  • Vietnamby Martin Gainsborough

    Zed Books 2010; US$ 34.95

    Vietnam: Rethinking the State offers an exciting and up-to-date look at the politics of this fascinating country as it seeks to make the transition from a war-torn economic backwater to a dynamic modern society. Martin Gainsborough argues for a move away from the idea of ‘reform’ as commonly understood and towards a deeper understanding of... more...

  • Vietnam Warby Maurice Isserman

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 54.00

    In clear, lucid prose, Vietnam War, Revised Edition explores the critical questions surrounding the United States' experience in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to commit combat troops in 1965? How was it possible for the North Vietnamese to suffer a military defeat in the Tet Offensive in 1968 and yet achieve a political victory?... more...

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

    Pavilion Books 2015; US$ 11.65

    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...

  • Vietnam War: The Essential Reference Guideby James Willbanks

    ABC-CLIO 2013; US$ 89.00

    Vietnam War: The Essential Reference Guide provides a compendium of the key people, places, organizations, treaties, and events that make up the history of the war, explaining its causes, how it was conducted, and its far-reaching consequences. Written by recognized authorities, this ready-reference volume provides essential information all in one... more...

  • Wandering Soulsby Wayne Karlin

    Nation Books 2009; US$ 19.99

    The moving story of one veteran?s search for redemption in Viet Nam as he seeks forgiveness from the family of the man he killed forty years ago. 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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 41.95

    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...