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The Vietnam War: A History in Documents

by Marilyn B. Young John J. Fitzgerald A. Tom Grunfeld

The Vietnam War tells the story of one of the most divisive episodes in modern American history through primary sources, ranging from government documents, news reports, speeches, popular songs to memoirs, writings by Vietnam veterans (including coauthor John Fitzgerald), and poetry by Vietnamese and Americans on matching themes. The book begins in the 19th century when Vietnam became a French colony, and traces the insidious route by which the United States became involved in a war on the other side of the world.

World Civilizations: Sources, Images And Interpretations, 4th Edition, Volume 1

by A. Tom Grunfeld David Rosner Gerald Markowitz Dennis Sherman Linda Heywood

Offering an introduction to the materials historians use and the interpretations historians make, this book presents a collection of primary, secondary, and visual sources for world history survey courses. It also provides introductions, commentaries, guides, and questions, making it a useful source for world history courses.

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