The Vietnam War
A History in DocumentsBook - 2002
The Vietnam War tells the story of one of the most divisive episodes in modern American history through primary sources, ranging from government documents, news reports, speeches, popular songs to memoirs, writings by Vietnam veterans (including coauthor John Fitzgerald), and poetry byVietnamese and Americans on matching themes. The book begins in the 19th century when Vietnam became a French colony, and traces the insidious route by which the United States became involved in a war on the other side of the world.
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2002
Branch Call Number: 959.7043 YOU 2002
Characteristics: 175 p. : ill., maps