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Hess, Gary R.

Vietnam: Explaining America's Lost War

Hess, Gary R. - Vietnam: Explaining America's Lost War, ebook

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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

Keywords: US military history, twentieth century US history, Tet Offensive, Nixon, Kissinger, Kennedy, JFK, US foreign relations, US military history, twentieth century US history, Tet Offensive, Nixon, Kissinger, Kennedy, JFK, US foreign relations, 20th Century America

Author(s)
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
Publication year
2015
Language
en
Edition
2
Series
Contesting the Past
Page amount
240 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (ePUB)
9781118949016
Printed ISBN
9781118948996

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