This collection of essays by highly respected social historians looks at the Vietnam War era through the eyes of the ordinary citizens caught up in those tumultuous times.
This historical volume on the Vietnam War is part of series designed to bridge the gap between current research and debate, and the broad, popular general surveys that often date rapidly. It thus attends to current debates among historians and recently available historical resources but also includes materials not found in specialist monographs: a chronology of events, a glossary of terms, brief biographies of key figures, and bibliographical essays on particular subjects. The focus of Hall (history, U. of Michigan) is on military and political developments in Vietnam, but some coverage of the American antiwar movement and its impact is included.
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