Stanley Karnow Vietnam: A History

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Vietnam: A History

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This monumental narrative clarifies, analyzes, and demystifies the tragic ordeal of the Vietnam war. Free of ideological bias, profound in its understanding, and compassionate in its human portrayals, it is filled with fresh revelations drawn from secret documents and from exclusive interviews with the participants - French, American, Vietnamese, Chinese: diplomats, military commanders, high government officials, journalists, nurses, workers, and soldiers. 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.

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-The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account we have.- -Boston Globe
-This is history writing at its best.- -Chicago Sun-Times
-Even those of us who think we know something about it will read with fascination.- -The New York Times
-A landmark work...The most complete account to date of the Vietnam tragedy.- -The Washington Post Book World

"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced account we have." -Boston Globe

"This is history writing at its best." -Chicago Sun-Times

"Even those of us who think we know something about it will read with fascination." -The New York Times

"A landmark work...The most complete account to date of the Vietnam tragedy." -The Washington Post Book World

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A study of American involvement in Vietnam, from French domination to the final withdrawal of American forces, discusses the historical background, politics, military campaigns, participants, and consequences of American involvement.

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