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The Resource Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall

Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall

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Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam
Title
Embers of war
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the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam
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Fredrik Logevall
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Language
eng
Summary
A history of the four decades leading up to the Vietnam War offers insights into how the U.S. became involved, identifying commonalities between the campaigns of French and American forces while discussing relevant political factors
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DLC
Dewey number
959.704/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS553.1
LC item number
.L64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
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Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [719]-801) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Prologue: A Vietnamese in Paris -- pt. 1. Liberations, 1940-1945 -- "The empire is with us!" -- The Anti-Imperialist -- Crossroads -- "All men are created equal" -- pt. 2. Colonial struggle, 1946-1949 -- The warrior monk -- The spark -- War without fronts -- "If I accepted these terms I'd be a coward" -- pt. 3. East meets West, 1949-1953 -- "The center of the Cold War" -- Attack on the RC4 -- King Jean -- The quiet Englishman -- The turning point that didn't turn -- Eisenhower in charge -- Navarre's American plan -- pt. 4. The cauldron, 1953- 1954 -- The arena of the gods -- "We have the impression they are going to attack tonight" -- "Vietnam is a part of the world" -- America wants in -- Dulles versus Eden -- Valley of tears -- pt. 5. Peace of a kind, 1954 -- With friends like these -- "We must go fast" -- "I have seen destiny bend to that will" -- pt. 6. Seizing the torch, 1954- 1959 -- " We have no choice but to win here" -- Miracle man -- Things fall apart -- Epilogue: Different dreams, same footsteps
  • Prologue: A Vietnamese in Paris -- pt. 1. Liberations, 1940-1945 -- "The Empire is With Us!" -- The Anti-Imperialist -- Crossroads -- "All Men Are Created Equal" -- pt. 2. Colonial Clash, 1946-1949 -- The Warrior Monk -- Conflagration -- War without Fronts -- "If I Accepted These Terms I'd Be a Coward" -- pt. 3. East Meets West, 1949-1953 -- "The Center of the Cold War" -- Attack on the RC4 -- De Lattre's Moment -- The Quiet Englishman -- The Turning Point that Didn't Turn -- Eisenhower in Charge -- Navarre's American Plan -- pt. 4. The Cauldron, 1953-1954 -- The Arena of the Gods -- "We Have the Impression They Are Going to Attack Tonight" -- "Vietnam Is a Part of the World" -- America Wants In -- Dulles versus Eden -- Valley of Tears -- pt. 5. Peace of a Kind, 1954 -- With Friends Like These -- "We Must Go Fast" -- "I Have Seen Destiny Bend to That Will" -- pt. 6. Seizing the Torch, 1954-1959 -- " We Have No Choice But to Win Here" -- Miracle Man -- Things Fall Apart -- Epilogue: A New War
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25 cm.
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Edition
First edition
Extent
xxii, 839 pages
Isbn
9780375504426
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011034971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other control number
40021272368
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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  • (Sirsi) SL1206464
  • (OCoLC)749115640
  • (OCoLC)749115640
  • (Nz)14320288

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