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The Resource Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall

Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall

Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam
Title
Embers of war
Title remainder
the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam
Statement of responsibility
Fredrik Logevall
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
A history of the four decades leading up to the Vietnam War offers insights into how the U.S. became involved, identifying commonalities between the campaigns of French and American forces while discussing relevant political factors
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
959.704/1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS553.1
LC item number
.L64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: A Vietnamese in Paris -- pt. 1. Liberations, 1940-1945 -- "The Empire is With Us!" -- The Anti-Imperialist -- Crossroads -- "All Men Are Created Equal" -- pt. 2. Colonial Clash, 1946-1949 -- The Warrior Monk -- Conflagration -- War without Fronts -- "If I Accepted These Terms I'd Be a Coward" -- pt. 3. East Meets West, 1949-1953 -- "The Center of the Cold War" -- Attack on the RC4 -- De Lattre's Moment -- The Quiet Englishman -- The Turning Point that Didn't Turn -- Eisenhower in Charge -- Navarre's American Plan -- pt. 4. The Cauldron, 1953-1954 -- The Arena of the Gods -- "We Have the Impression They Are Going to Attack Tonight" -- "Vietnam Is a Part of the World" -- America Wants In -- Dulles versus Eden -- Valley of Tears -- pt. 5. Peace of a Kind, 1954 -- With Friends Like These -- "We Must Go Fast" -- "I Have Seen Destiny Bend to That Will" -- pt. 6. Seizing the Torch, 1954-1959 -- " We Have No Choice But to Win Here" -- Miracle Man -- Things Fall Apart -- Epilogue: A New War
Control code
sky248778164
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 839 p.
Isbn
9780375504426
Lccn
2011034971
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
i9780375504426
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Prologue: A Vietnamese in Paris -- pt. 1. Liberations, 1940-1945 -- "The Empire is With Us!" -- The Anti-Imperialist -- Crossroads -- "All Men Are Created Equal" -- pt. 2. Colonial Clash, 1946-1949 -- The Warrior Monk -- Conflagration -- War without Fronts -- "If I Accepted These Terms I'd Be a Coward" -- pt. 3. East Meets West, 1949-1953 -- "The Center of the Cold War" -- Attack on the RC4 -- De Lattre's Moment -- The Quiet Englishman -- The Turning Point that Didn't Turn -- Eisenhower in Charge -- Navarre's American Plan -- pt. 4. The Cauldron, 1953-1954 -- The Arena of the Gods -- "We Have the Impression They Are Going to Attack Tonight" -- "Vietnam Is a Part of the World" -- America Wants In -- Dulles versus Eden -- Valley of Tears -- pt. 5. Peace of a Kind, 1954 -- With Friends Like These -- "We Must Go Fast" -- "I Have Seen Destiny Bend to That Will" -- pt. 6. Seizing the Torch, 1954-1959 -- " We Have No Choice But to Win Here" -- Miracle Man -- Things Fall Apart -- Epilogue: A New War
Control code
sky248778164
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 839 p.
Isbn
9780375504426
Lccn
2011034971
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
i9780375504426

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