Vietnam

Explaining America's Lost War
Product Number: EB00607379
Released: May 01, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781118949016
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

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 20th 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 around this event -Addresses key debates about the Vietnam War, asking whether the war was necessary for US security; whether President Kennedy would have avoided the war had he lived beyond November 1963; whether negotiation would have been a feasible alternative to war; and more -Assesses the lessons learned from this war, and how these lessons have affected American national security policy since -Written by a well-respected scholar in the field in an accessible style for students and scholars

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Author(s): Gary R. Hess
Genre: History
Original Publish Date: Mar 25, 2015

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