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Making sense of the Vietnam wars 1 edition

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Making sense of the Vietnam wars
local, national, and transnational perspectives
edited by Mark Philip Bradley and Marilyn B. Young.

Published 2008 by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Pt. 1. American intervention and the Cold War consensus. Explaining the early decisions / Mark Atwood Lawrence
"No place to fight a war" / Seth Jacobs
Explaining the Vietnam War / Gareth Porter
"There ain't no daylight" / Fredrik Logevall
Pt. 2. The coming of war in Vietnam. Through a glass darkly / Sophie Quinn-Judge
Vision, power, and agency / Edward Miller
Taking notice of the everyday / David Hunt
Co so cach mang and the social network of war / Heonik Kwon
Pt. 3. War's end and endless wars. Cold War contradictions / Lien-Hang T. Nguyen
"Help us tell the truth about Vietnam" / Michael J. Allen
Official history, revisionist history, and wild history / David W.P. Elliott.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 305-308) and index.

Reinterpreting history


Dewey Decimal Class
Library of Congress
DS553.1 .M355 2008

The Physical Object

xi, 318 p. ;
Number of pages

ID Numbers

Open Library
Internet Archive
0195315138, 0195315146
9780195315134, 9780195315141
LC Control Number
Library Thing
2849231 2135037

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