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A Bright Shining Lie

Author : Neil Sheehan
Genre : Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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A Bright Shining Lie At Dusk

Author : James LaFond
ISBN : 1542768586
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In A Bright Shining Lie at Dusk the author probes the evil foundation of the United States of America, which was-and according to him, will be again-white slavery, and traces the muted echoes of the slave mind down through the American consciousness to the present day. This is a reference work for the unchained mind in two parts. A Strange Seed: Plantation America as a Physical Slave Farm Fruit of the Lie: Modern America as a Mental Slave Farm

The Joint Chiefs Of Staff And The War In Vietnam 1960 1968 1960 1968

Author : Graham A. Cosmas
ISBN : UOM:39015090298947
Genre : Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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History Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff The Joint Chiefs Of Staff And The War In Vietnam 1960 1968 Part 1 2011

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Air Defense Artillery

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ISBN : UVA:X001976531
Genre : Air defenses
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After The War Was Over

Author : Neil Sheehan
ISBN : 0679745076
Genre : Hanoi (Vietnam)
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A look at Hanoi and Saigon as they are today describes the effects of the Vietnam War on the two cities and their inhabitants

The Battle Of Ap Bac Vietnam

Author : David M. Toczek
ISBN : UOM:39015051275215
Genre : History
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Examines the January 1963 Battle of Ap Bac and places it in the larger context of the Vietnam War.

Trial By Fire

Author : Dale Andrade
ISBN : WISC:89062251285
Genre : History
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Provides an account of the last massive engagement of the Vietnam War in which American forces participated

The American Pacific

Author : Arthur Power Dudden
ISBN : UOM:39015069346438
Genre : Pacific Area
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In 1784, the United States was scarcely more than a strip of seaports, inland towns, and farms along the Atlantic coast--and already the China trade had begun, as the Empress of China sailed into Canton. From this small beginning, an American empire in the Pacific grew until it engulfed Alaska, Hawaii, the Philippines, and hundreds of small islands. With World War II, U.S. power advanced further, into China, Japan, Korea, and Southeast Asia--where it was finally halted. Today American influence continues to ebb, as Japanese economic supremacy mounts and Manila forces the U.S. to dismantle its bases. In The American Pacific, Arthur Dudden provides a sweeping account of how the U.S. built (and lost) a vast empire in the ocean off our west coast. Opening with a fascinating account of the early China trade, Dudden provides a region-by-region history of the Pacific basin. What emerges is the story of how American commercial interests evolved into territorial ambitions, with the aquisitions of Alaska, Hawaii, and the Philippines, and finally into far-reaching efforts to project American power onto the shores of mainland Asia. Dudden's vivid narrative teems with the dynamic individuals who shaped events: William Seward, the Senator and Lincoln's Secretary of State who was driven by a vision of American dominion in the Pacific; Kamehameha I, the Hawaiian conqueror who tried to bring his kingdom into the modern world; William Howard Taft, who as the first governor-general of the Philippines built the institutions of American rule; Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto, the architect of Japan's attacks on Pearl Harbor and Midway Island; and of course General Douglas MacArthur, whose immensely influential career spanned supreme command of the pre-war Philippine army, the Allied occupation forces in Japan, and the U.N. forces in Korea. Dudden brings the story up to date, reviewing the war in Vietnam, the aftermath of Tiananmen Square, the triumph of the Pacific rim economies, and the tremendous impact of Asian immigration on American society. Since the days when Commodore Perry sailed his black ships to open feudal Japan, the histories of the American republic and the peoples of the Pacific have been closely intertwined. Dudden seamlessly blends developments in domestic politics, military campaigns, commercial trends, and international relations, providing the first comprehensive overview of this critically important region.

Aha Perspectives

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Genre : History
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ISBN : WISC:89073076861
Genre : Historians
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Counterinsurgency Lessons From Malaya And Vietnam

Author : John A. Nagl
ISBN : UOM:39015055870912
Genre : History
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Examines the differences in the abilities of the British Army in Malaya and the United States Army in Vietnam to adapt their strategies when confronted with unexpected guerilla warfare.

World Authors 1990 1995

Author : Clifford Thompson
ISBN : UOM:49015002917459
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Offers biographical sketches of 320 writers' lives and works, including novelists, playwrights, poets, historians, biographers, critics, and philosophers.

America Reflected

Author : Peter C. Rollins
ISBN : UOM:39076002903628
Genre : Social Science
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Scope of scholarly embrace ranges from Will Rogers and Benjamin Whorf to studies of the history of wars and their depictions on film from World War I to Vietnam.

Escape From Empire

Author : Alice Hoffenberg Amsden
ISBN : STANFORD:36105123246956
Genre : Business & Economics
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The American government has been both miracle worker and villain in the developing world. From the end of World War II until the 1980s poor countries, including many in Africa and the Middle East, enjoyed a modicum of economic growth. New industries mushroomed and skilled jobs multiplied, thanks in part to flexible American policies that showed an awareness of the diversity of Third World countries and an appreciation for their long-standing knowledge about how their own economies worked. Then during the Reagan era, American policy changed. The definition of laissez-faire shifted from "Do it your way" to an imperial "Do it our way." Growth in the developing world slowed, income inequalities skyrocketed, and financial crises raged. Only East Asian economies resisted the strict prescriptions of Washington and continued to boom. Why? In Escape from Empire, Alice Amsden argues provocatively that the more freedom a developing country has to determine its own policies, the faster its economy will grow. America's recent inflexibility—as it has single-mindedly imposed the same rules, laws, and institutions on all developing economies under its influence—has been the backdrop to the rise of two new giants, China and India, who have built economic power in their own way. Amsden describes the two eras in America's relationship with the developing world as "Heaven" and "Hell"—a beneficent and politically savvy empire followed by a dictatorial, ideology-driven one. What will the next American empire learn from the failure of the last? Amsden argues convincingly that the world—and the United States—will be far better off if new centers of power are met with sensible policies rather than hard-knuckled ideologies. But, she asks, can it be done?

Ravens In The Storm

Author : Carl Oglesby
ISBN : UOM:39015073670880
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Features a first-person account of the organization Students for a Democratic Society, and describes the author's travels to Vietnam, his work on student volunteer initiatives, and his participation in the Chicago Seven trial.

The New York Times Book Review

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ISBN : UOM:39015057110242
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The Scribner Encyclopedia Of American Lives M Z

Author : William L. O'Neill
ISBN : 0684312220
Genre : Biography
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A two-volume biographical resource for key individuals of the 1960s. Presents 500 entries describing Americans who defined the decade, including politicians, athletes, entertainers, and artists, among many others.

Aim Report

Author : Accuracy in Media, inc
ISBN : UIUC:30112002368162
Genre : Conservatism
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Conflict Quarterly

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ISBN : UCAL:B4953479
Genre : International relations
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