Vietnam Inc.

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Vietnam Inc. was crucial in changing public attitudes in the United States turning the tide of opinion and ultimately putting an end to the Vietnam War. Philip Jones Griffiths\' classic account of the war was the outcome of three years reporting and is one of the most detailed surveys of any conflict. This book has become one of the enduring classics of photojournalism.

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A re-creation of Philip Jones Griffiths' classic book on the Vietnam War - one of the most important and acclaimed works of photojournalism - with a foreword to the new edition by Noam Chomsky.

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Highly influential as a master photojournalist, Philip Jones Griffiths is also a writer and film-maker. A long-standing member of the international photo-agency, Magnum, his photographs have appeared in every major magazine in the world, and his assignments, often self-initiated, have led him to over 120 countries in all five continents. He has exhibited widely in the US and Europe, and continues to work for Life and Geo on a range of stories, such as Buddhism in Cambodia, drought in India and the legacy of the war in Kuwait. He has also made a number of films including a documentary for the BBC on the descendants of the HMS Bounty living on Pitcairn Island, a film about the effects of strip-mining on a valley in South Wales and a film about the Khao-I-Dang Refugee camp in Thailand for the United Nations' High Commission for Refugees. His work on Vietnam has continued to this day with books on the long-term effects of the chemicals used by the US in the conflict and on the country now at peace over thirty years later. Noam Chomsky is one of America's most prominent linguists and political critics. A renowned Professor of Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he has written more than thirty political books.

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