The Resource The Vietnam War : an intimate history, Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

The Vietnam War : an intimate history, Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick

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The Vietnam War : an intimate history
Title
The Vietnam War
Title remainder
an intimate history
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Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
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eng
Summary
From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. We still argue over why we were there, whether we could have won, and who was right and wrong in their response to the conflict. When the war divided the country, it created deep political fault lines that continue to divide us today. Now, continuing in the tradition of their critically acclaimed collaborations, the authors draw on dozens and dozens of interviews in America and Vietnam to give us the perspectives of people involved at all levels of the war: U.S. and Vietnamese soldiers and their families, high-level officials in America and Vietnam, antiwar protestors, POWs, and many more. The book plunges us into the chaos and intensity of combat, even as it explains the rationale that got us into Vietnam and kept us there for so many years. Rather than taking sides, the book seeks to understand why the war happened the way it did, and to clarify its complicated legacy. Beautifully written and richly illustrated, this is a tour de force that is certain to launch a new national conversation
Summary
More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt our country. We still argue over why we were there, whether we could have won, and who was right and wrong in their response to the conflict. When the war divided the country, it created deep political fault lines that continue to divide us today
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10578822
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Ward, Geoffrey C
Dewey number
959.704/3
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS557.7
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1953-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
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True
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  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • World politics
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adult
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an intimate history
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The Vietnam War : an intimate history, Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524733100
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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unknown sound
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  • other
  • remote
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2CF64B6B-A51E-4335-9AC3-37F6648EA404
System control number
(OCoLC)1002663678
Label
The Vietnam War : an intimate history, Geoffrey C. Ward ; with an introduction by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Link
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • OverDrive eBook
  • Electronic book
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource.
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781524733100
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Stock number
2CF64B6B-A51E-4335-9AC3-37F6648EA404
System control number
(OCoLC)1002663678

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