3 edition of Vietnam, a comprehensive history found in the catalog.
Vietnam, a comprehensive history
PhaМЈm, Kim Vinh
Includes bibliographical references (p. -) and index.
|Statement||Pham Kim Vinh.|
|LC Classifications||DS556.5 .P43 1992|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||628,  p. :|
|Number of Pages||628|
|LC Control Number||93184637|
Two books from australian Pam Scott they are essential reading before any trip to Vietnam: Hanoi Stories and Life In Hanoi. Great books - look for them in your library or local book store. Bill Hayton, a former BBC reporter in Hanoi, has written a comprehensive account of Vietnam today: Vietnam: Rising Dragon. Ten chapters cover how and why. Recommended books on the history of the Vietnam War? After reading "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen, I'm obsessed with learning more about the Vietnam War. Strangely, my history classes brushed over the Vietnam War, I assume because it was still a .
In this comprehensive history, Stanley Karnow demystifies the tragic ordeal of America's war in Vietnam. The book's central theme is that America's leaders, prompted as much by domestic politics as by global ambitions, carried the United States into Southeast Asia with little regard for the realities of the region. I was looking for a good. Vietnam: A History is a clearly written and accessible history of the Vietnam War, starting with the early days of French colonialisation all the way through to the fall of Saigon. few books on the subject are as comprehensive yet readable as this. What's more, "Vietnam a Television History" the remarkable TV Series (based on this book /5(44).
Originally aired in November , Vietnam in HD brought viewers back to the Vietnam War era, helping them to experience events as the original participants did. At meeting this specific objective, the documentary succeeds nobly. The producers assembled a collection of video clips that had, until then, not been available to the public. His book on Viet Cong booby traps is surprisingly comprehensive. This "Elite" series volume details the history, organization and uniforms of the People's Army of Vietnam from the wars against the French and the Americans through the modern era.
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Vietnam and America is a complete history of that war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material. It presents generous selections from the documentary record, dispels distortions, and illuminates in depth both sides of the history of America's encounter with Vietnam/5(10).
Vietnam: A History gets called the bible of Vietnam and with good reason; the history begins in the beginning which was the 2nd century BC, continues a comprehensive history book and goes on for pages.
All this complete with thorough by: Stanley Karnow’s Vietnam; A History is a monumental undertaking for both the author and the reader tracing the history of Vietnam and its quest for freedom through the ages up until the ’s when the book was published.
Karnow is well qualified to write this text, with a career reporting on Vietnam that dates back to the ’s/5. The Vietnam War: The Definitive Illustrated History By DK Created by DK in association with the Smithsonian Institution, this authoritative guide chronicles America's fight against the spread of Communism in Southeast Asia during the s and s, comprehensively exploring the politics of the era, the most influential figures, the key events, and the lasting effects of the Vietnam War.
Get this from a library. Vietnam: a comprehensive history: the most updated book on Vietnam. [Kim Vinh Phạm]. Vietnam and America is a complete Vietnam of the war, as documented in essays by leading experts and in original source material.
With generous selections from the documentary records, a comprehensive history book book dispels distortions and illuminates in depth the No single event since World War II has marked this country’s foreign policy and national image as /5.
It is not for someone completely new to the history and geography of the region, but it is excellent for a reader with at least some acquaintance to the region's and Vietnam's history. It does a good job of setting out themes (e.g., water and mountains) that are carried through the book without seeming forced/5(23).
SONS OF KOLCHAK: A company commander during the Vietnam Tet Offensive of tells the story of his men's raw courage and valor. Michael Wikan out of 5 stars This book is widely viewed as the best concise history of the Vietnam War.
Herring, a former University of Kentucky history professor, covers virtually every important event in the conflict, presenting the war objectively and assessing its legacy.
The book is a book of contrasts, with scenes of a joyous reunion, but with the history and emotions of the brutal war years. The book is about Le Ly, a courageous woman who experienced the true horror of the Vietnam War—and survived to tell her unforgettable story. If you mean complete history as in full Vietnamese history and not full Vietnam War history like 90% of white people, then I recommend Đại Việt Sử Kí Toàn Thư.
It chronicles Vietnamese history from pre-historic Dongson era to Le dynasty. What an outstanding one-volume history of the Vietnam War: succinct yet comprehensive as well. Russell Freedman joins Steve Sheinkin as my favorite juvenile nonfiction writer and historian.
And may I say: Mr. Freedman's and Mr. Sheinkin's books are worthwhile reading /5. Originally published a companion to the Emmy-winning PBS series, Karnow's defining book is a precursor to Ken Burns's ten-part forthcoming documentary series, The Vietnam War.
Vietnam: A History puts events and decisions into such sharp focus that we come to understand - and make peace with - a convulsive epoch of our recent history/5(13). Before being killed in Vietnam inhe wrote eight books that many claim are some of the best history books about the French War and the beginnings of the Vietnam War.
The work also included a damning warning about what the U.S. military would face, much of which came to : Tracy Shapley. In this comprehensive history, Stanley Karnow demystifies the tragic ordeal of America’s war in Vietnam.
The book’s central theme is that America’s leaders, prompted as much by domestic politics as by global ambitions, carried the United States into Southeast Asia with little regard for the realities of the : Stanley Karnow.
Geoffrey C. Ward, historian and screenwriter, wrote the script for The Vietnam War series and is the author of nineteen books, including A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt, which won the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Francis Parkman Prize, and was a finalist for the Pulitzer has written or cowritten many documentary films, including The War /5().
THE BRITISH LIBRARY THE UNITED STATES AND THE VIETNAM WAR: A GUIDE TO MATERIALS AT THE BRITISH LIBRARY by Claremont, Calif.: Regina Books, (e) BURNS, Richard Dean.
The Wars in Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, a A Political and Cultural History of Viet Nam up to New Delhi: Venus Publishing House, (X Vietnam was his beat from the death of the first American soldier there in until after the ceasefire that ended U.S.
involvement. He interviewed almost all of the major players in the war and was there while the story unfolded. This book isn't a complete history of Vietnam (history, culture, economics, sociology, etc.).Cited by: This comprehensive military history report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction.
Staying the Course describes the twelve-month period when the Viet Cong and their North Vietnamese allies embarked on a new and more aggressive strategy that shook the foundations of the South Vietnamese state and forced the United States toPages: Miraldi, Paul W. - UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT OF U.S ARMY INFANTRY, LRRPS, AND RANGERS IN VIETNAM - Schiffer Publications - ISBN# - BRAND NEW Oversized Hardcover in Dust Jacket - pp - This new, extensively researched volume is a comprehensive guide to the history, development, wear, and use of uniforms and equipment during.
Vietnam: A New History presents a more comprehensive account of the country by explaining how it came about, originating as a collection of tribal entities in the north over two thousand years ago that coalesced into kingdoms that gradually expanded, combined, and suffered colonization by the French before becoming united in the 20th century.
The definitive history of modern Vietnam, lauded as "groundbreaking" (Guardian) and "the best one-volume history of modern Vietnam in English" (Wall Street Journal) and a finalist for the Cundill History Prize In Vietnam, Christopher Goscha tells the full history of Vietnam, from antiquity to the present tions of emperors, rebels, priests, and colonizers left complicated legacies Brand: Basic Books.
PBS produced an Emmy-winning television series, Vietnam: A Television History, to accompany the book’s release. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., The Army and Vietnam .