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Conflict in Indochina, 1954-1979 by
Call Number: 959.704 BRA
Publication Date: 2005-11-15
Conflict in Indochina 1954-1979 thoroughly examines the origins, nature and legacies of the conflicts raging across Indochina during the post-World War II period. Key features include: new interpretations of key events and issues, informed by original inquiry and archival research. Comprehensive activities and questions at the end of each chapter. Source-based exercises for readers to practice the skills of historical argument and source analysis. Invaluable tools such as chapter summaries, further reading suggestions and an introduction to key terms. Integrated personal testimonies to enhance understanding. Personality features, including extensive coverage of Ho Chi Minh, detailing his experiences prior to 1954 and his contribution to Vietnamese Nationalism. Conflict in Indochina 1954-1979 engages readers using an accessible narrative style with a wealth of illustrations, photographs, maps and timelines and is specifically tailored to cover the new HSC History syllabus.
Why was the US in Vietnam, and why did they lose the war? This program deals with outcomes of the 1956 Geneva conference,"Americanisation", strategies and objectives of both sides, the assassination of Diem, the Gulf of Tonkin resolution, the Tet Offensive and the "Television War", "Vietnamisation", the peace movement, the peace agreement, the withdrawal of US troops, and the collapse of the South.
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