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The United States and the Vietnam War, 1954-1975

A Selected Annotated Bibliography of English-Language Sources

By Louis Peake

Routledge – 2008 – 380 pages

Series: Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies

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    978-0-415-95770-0
    November 2nd 2007

Description

The United States in the Vietnam War, 1954-1975 is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S. waged in Vietnam, over the course of five presidential administrations. Focusing not only on the conflict in Southeast Asia, but also on the tumult the war inspired on the domestic front, Louis Peake provides an authoritative guide to the wide range of media available on the U.S. involvement in Vietnam. From collections of art work and poetry about the soldiering experience, to journalistic accounts of battles, and military training films, the entries consistently provide clear and concise descriptions, allowing the reader to easily identify the value of any particular resource.

With revised and updated annotations, and over 150 new entries, this second edition of The United States in the Vietnam War, 1954-1975 is an invaluable reference tool for researchers and students of the Vietnam War.

Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies provide concise, annotated bibliographies to the major areas and events in American military history. With the inclusion of brief critical annotations after each entry, the student and researcher can easily assess the utility of each bibliographic source and evaluate the abundance of resources available with ease and efficiency. Comprehensive, concise, and current—Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies are an essential research tool for any historian.

Author Bio

Louis A. Peake is a Vietnam Veteran, and a former Advanced Research Fellow of the U.S. Army Military History Institute. He is also a member of the History Department at Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia.

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Description: By Louis Peake. The United States in the Vietnam War, 1954-1975 is an invaluable reference guide to the costly and controversial war the U.S. waged in Vietnam, over the course of five presidential administrations. Focusing not only on the conflict in Southeast Asia, but...
Categories: American History, Asian History, Military & Naval History, Imperial & Colonial History, Military & Strategic Studies