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The Tragedy of Vietnam

Historical Interpretive Series (Historical Interpretations)

by Patrick J. Hearden

  • 272 Want to read
  • 33 Currently reading

Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • History: World,
  • General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Indochina,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History / General,
  • Foreign relations,
  • 1945-

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7669862M
    ISBN 100673521265
    ISBN 109780673521262

      Editor’s Note: This is an excerpt from “Book Review Roundtable: Lost Opportunities in Vietnam,” from our sister publication, the Texas National Security Review. Be sure to check out the full roundtable. Max Boot, The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy in Vietnam (New York: Liveright, ). Could the United States have won .   The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition includes expanded discussions of postwar .

      The Tragedy and Lessons of Vietnam Former Defense Secretary Robert McNamara offers a mea culpa in for the United States' actions in the Vietnam War. Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy by Sir.   The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This book examines gender in post-revolutionary Vietnam, focusing Brand: Taylor & Francis.

    For courses on the Vietnam War, 20th century world history and American diplomatic history. Also appropriate as a supplemental text for U.S. history survey courses and history of Asia courses. Brief and accessible text that provides comprehensive coverage of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. The Tragedy of Vietnam provides extensive background on the Vietnam . COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .


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In Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy,Max Hastings chronicles conflict in the country from the end of World War II until South Vietnam fell to the communists. He lays out how America viewed Vietnam as a military problem to be solved, when the concerns were primarily political and social, and that the United States acted with hubris by not /5().

Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy, is a product of Hastings’s prodigious research and his aptitude for pungent is an unsparing look, by. The Tragedy of the Vietnam War: A South Vietnamese Officer’s Analysis. by Van Nguyen Duong, McFarland & Co., Of the tens of thousands of books written about the Vietnam War, less than half of one percent are personal narratives by Vietnamese.

Book Description. The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale.

The Tragedy of Vietnam In The Tragedy of Vietnam by Patrick J. Hearden, look into the history of Vietnam from French occupation of Indochina to the final withdrawal of US troops in Vietnam. The author illustrates that, US foreign policy after World War 2 influenced how American Presidents dealt with spread of communism.

Deep inside Max Hastings’s monumental "Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy” sits a minute story that captures the essence of the book. As combat heated up inHastings relates, Communist operatives Author: Mark Atwood Lawrence. And Hastings is right to title this book an epic tragedy. It was so for the U.S.

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An absorbing and definitive modern history of the Vietnam War from the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of The Secret War. Vietnam became the Western world’s most divisive modern conflict, precipitating a battlefield humiliation for France inthen a vastly greater one for the United States in   • Vietnam: An Epic Tragedy is published by William Collins.

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a great Vietnam book to read. As they fight as a man right into manhood. It is a brilliant novel that will take emotions from the tragedy of Vietnam and turn them into a powerful story of courage. The real tragedy of the Vietnam War Fifty years after the conflict began, America is still fighting brutal, indiscriminate wars under false pretensesAuthor: Christian Appy.

Mark Bowden’s Hue A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam is a book about an epic tragedy. As a Vietnam veteran myself, I found Bowden’s book a humbling read.

My combat experiences were of the engage-and-pile-on variety, not the protracted up-close-and-personal savagery that the Marines and First Cavalry soldiers experienced and Bowden .