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Title:
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Author:
Kaiser, David E., 1947-
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2000.
Physical Description:
566 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The Eisenhower administration and Indochina: 1954-1960 -- No war in Laos: January-June 1961 -- A new effort in Vietnam: January-August 1961 -- War or peace? September-November 1961 -- Limiting the commitment: November 1961-November 1962 -- The war in Vietnam: 1962 -- A gathering storm: January-July 1963 -- The Buddhist crisis and the cable of August 24: 1963 -- The coup: August-November 1963 -- A decision for war: November 1963-April 1964 -- To the Tonkin Gulf: April-August 1964 -- Planning for war: September-December 1964 -- Over the edge: December 1964-March 1965 -- War in secret: March-June 1965 --War in public: June-July 1965 -- Bad history, wrong war -- Epilogue: tragedy and history.
ISBN:
9780674002258
Format :
Book