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" A Companion to the Vietnam War "contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the Vietnamese perspective, the antiwar movement, and the American home front. Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. Includes a select bibliography to guide further research.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
" A Companion to the Vietnam War "contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history. Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the Vietnamese perspective, the antiwar movement, and the American home front. Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic. Includes a select bibliography to guide further research.
  • Produktdetails
  • Verlag: John Wiley & Sons
  • Seitenzahl: 528
  • Erscheinungstermin: 21. Oktober 2002
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 260mm x 183mm x 32mm
  • Gewicht: 1179g
  • ISBN-13: 9780631210139
  • ISBN-10: 063121013X
  • Artikelnr.: 21017128
Autorenporträt
Marilyn B. Young is Professor of History at New YorkUniversity. She is the author of Rhetoric of Empire: AmericanChina Policy (1969) and The Vietnam Wars (1991), winnerof the Berkshire Women's History Prize. She is the co-authorof Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the20th Century (with William Rosenberg, 1980), PromissoryNotes: Women and the Transition to Socialism (with Rayna Rappand Sonia Kruks, 1983), and Vietnam and America (with MarvinGettleman, Jane Franklin, and Bruce Franklin, 1995), and is theco-editor of Human Rights and Revolutions (with Lynn Huntand Jeffrey Wasserstrom, 2000).

Robert Buzzanco is Associate Professor of History at theUniversity of Houston. He is the author of Masters of War:Military Dissent and Politics in the Vietnam Era (1996), winnerof the Stuart L. Bernath Prize, and Vietnam and theTransformation of American Life (Blackwell, 1999).
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction.

Part I: The Vietnamese in Context.

Part III: Americans at Home and Abroad.

Selected Bibliography: Compiled by Amy E. Blackwell.
Rezensionen
"Overall, this collection will inform and challenge readers,who will discover stimulating perspectives that deliver on Youngand Buzzanco's claims, comprising a welcome addition to theliterature." History: Reviews of New Books

"The quality of the essays... make it an easy recommendation tothose looking at the war."
Journal of American Studies

"This terrific collection of twenty-four original articlesis as valuable for the teacher as for the student of the VietnamWar. The contributors, who universally rank among the foremostexperts on both the War and Southeast Asian history, utilizediverse frameworks and diverse sources to produce diverseperspectives. Young and Buzzanco warrant praise and thanks forassembling a volume sure to become mandatory reading."Richard Immerman, Temple University

"These stimulating essays on both the Southeast Asian andAmerican sides of the war contribute valuable new insights into olddebates, such as presidential decisions, and leading-edgeinvestigations into new issues, such as ethnicity, gender, andmemory." David L. Anderson, University ofIndianapolis