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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, Twentieth Century & Contemporary History, Military History, Twentieth Century & Contemporary History, Military History

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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