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The United States in the Vietnam War, 1954-1975

A Selected, Annotated Bibliography of English-Language (Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies)

by Louis Peake

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Published by Routledge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • History,
  • Reference,
  • Military,
  • The Americas,
  • Bibliographies & Indexes,
  • Military - General,
  • 1945-,
  • Bibliography,
  • United States,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages392
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9859778M
    ISBN 100415957702
    ISBN 109780415957700

    The Vietnam War: Causes Of The Vietnam War. Vietnam War is one of the wars that United States of America was a part of during the cold war to fight against the communism. Frdrick Dowes throghout his book says that this war was a surprise to him and he didnt expect so much brutality to happen.   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 in , then a vastly greater one for the United States in

    United States' Involvement in the Vietnam War Words | 4 Pages. United States' Involvement in the Vietnam War There are many reasons for American intervention in Vietnam whether it is political causes, economic causes or military causes. The Americans want to secure capitalism all over the world and get rid of communism. From the United States entry into the Vietnam war in to its withdraw in , the United States military experienced a death toll of more t troops. The estimated South Vietnamese death toll totaled more than , troops, the Viet Cong and North Date: November 1, – Ap (19 years, days).

    Vietnam veterans is the term used to describe the million American men and 7, women who served in the Vietnam War (). These numbers include not only soldiers who were active in combat but also the nurses who served at military hospitals tending to the wounded. ith the Vietnam War now more than 25 years behind us, it might seem odd to refer to a new history of the conflict as timely. But that is the right word for A. J. Langguth's dense, sober, fair-minded study, which comes out at a time when our memories of the war are beginning to be covered over by a rose-colored haze of self-forgiveness.


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“Our Vietnam: The War, ” is an altogether excellent history of the Vietnam War. Written by A.J. Langguth, a noted journalist, professor, and historian, this book brilliantly tells the story of how the United The United States in the Vietnam War entangled itself in Vietnam in the early s, and how that initial entanglement became the major American war of the /5(39).

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The United States in the Vietnam War, is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S.

waged in Vietnam, over the course of five presidential administrations. Focusing not only on the conflict in Southeast Asia, but also on the tumult the war inspired on the domestic front, Louis Peake provides an authoritative guide to the wide range of.

Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War.

The role of the United States in the Vietnam War began after World War II and escalated into full commitment during the Vietnam War from to The U.S. involvement in South Vietnam stemmed from a combination of factors: France's long colonial history in French Indochina, the US War with Japan in the Pacific, and both Joseph Stalin and Mao Zedong's pledge in to support Ho The United States in the Vietnam War.

The United States in the Vietnam War, A Selected, Annotated Bibliography of English-Language (Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies) Louis Peake The United States in the Vietnam War, is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S.

waged in Vietnam, over the course of five. The United States in the Vietnam War, is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S. waged in Vietnam, over the course of five presidential administrations.

Focusing not only on the conflict in Southeast Asia, but also on the tumult the war inspired on the domestic front, Louis Peake provides an authoritative guide to the wide range of media Brand: Taylor And Francis. The war began soon after the Geneva Conference provisionally divided () Vietnam at 17° N lat.

into the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (North Vietnam) and the Republic of Vietnam (South Vietnam). It escalated from a Vietnamese civil war into a limited international conflict in which the United States was deeply involved, and did not end. Description: The United States in the Vietnam War, is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S.

waged in Vietnam, over the course of five presidential administrations. Focusing not only on the conflict in Southeast Asia, but also on the tumult the war inspired on the domestic front, Louis Peake. Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War began with demonstrations in against the escalating role of the United States in the Vietnam War and grew into a broad social movement over the ensuing several years.

This movement informed and helped shape the vigorous and polarizing debate, primarily in the United States, during the second half of the s and early s on Caused by: United States Involvement in the Vietnam War.

Get this from a library. The United States in the Vietnam War, a selected, annotated bibliography of English-language sources. [Louis A Peake]. Facts About the Vietnam War.

The Viet Cong were Vietnamese rebels in the South who fought against the Southern Vietnam government and the United States. North and South Vietnam were divided at the 17th parallel.

Ho Chi Minh died during the war in The city of Saigon was later renamed to Ho Chi Minh City in his honor. THE BRITISH LIBRARY THE UNITED STATES AND THE VIETNAM WAR: A GUIDE TO MATERIALS AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY by Jean Kemble THE ECCLES CENTRE FOR AMERICAN STUDIES.

THE UNITED STATES AND THE VIETNAM WAR Introduction Bibliographies, Indexes, and other Reference Aids The United States in the Vietnam War, New York; London: Garland, Vietnam War - Vietnam War - The United States enters the war: Between the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution and the U.S.

presidential election in Novemberthe situation in Vietnam had changed for the worse. Beginning in September, the Khanh government was succeeded by a bewildering array of cliques and coalitions, some of which stayed in power less than a month. Add tags for "The United States in the Vietnam War, a selected annotated bibliography".

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Peake. The Vietnam War () was a long-lasting conflict between the communists of North Vietnam and its ally, the Viet Cong against the government of South Vietnam and its ally, the United States.

The war inaugurated inafter Ho Chi Minh and. The Second Indochina War,grew out of the long conflict between France and Vietnam. In Julyafter one hundred years of colonial rule, a defeated France was forced to leave Vietnam.

Imperialism and Colonialism. The Vietnam War has roots in Vietnam’s centuries of domination by imperial and colonial powers—first China, which ruled ancient Vietnam, and then France, which took control of Vietnam in the late s and established French the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam, demanding more self-governance and less French influence.

Vietnam War a military conflict () between communist forces in North Vietnam and noncommunist forces in South Vietnam. The Soviet Union supported North Vietnam, while the United States supported South Vietnam.

Chapter 26 The Vietnam War Chapter The Vietnam War SECTION 1 Going to War in Vietnam SECTION 2 Vietnam Divides the Nation SECTION 3 The War Winds Down – • U.S.

military aid and advisers are sent to South Vietnam • U.S. combat troops arrive in Vietnam • Congress passes Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.

In the United States, discussion of the Vietnam War has tended to focus on the U.S. role, U.S. strategy, U.S. diplomacy, and the war's effects on American society. The tendency to hold U.S. domestic politics responsible for the war's outcome implies that events in Indochina were nothing more than a backdrop for an essentially American by: 9.The United States in the Vietnam War, is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S.

waged in Vietnam, over the course of five presidential administrations.