Vietnam War Reexamined

Vietnam War Reexamined

Kort, Michael G. (Boston University)

Cambridge University Press

12/2017

264

Dura

Inglês

9781107046405

15 a 20 dias

Kort goes beyond the dominant orthodox narrative surrounding the Vietnam War, incorporating insight from revisionist scholarship on the war, to provide a comprehensive and concise case that the United States could and should have been able to win the war at far less cost than it suffered in defeat.
Introduction: understanding the Vietnam War; 1. The Vietnam War in history; 2. Vietnam 101: origins to 1946; 3. Vietnamese communism, 1920-1946; 4. America comes to Vietnam, 1954-1963; 5. The Americanization of the Vietnam War, 1963-1968; 6. The Vietnamization of the war and the 'lost victory'; 7. The Paris Peace Accords to Black April; Summary and epilogue.
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