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Historical dictionary of the Vietnam war

by Moise, Edwin E.

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975 -- Dictionaries.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementEdwin E. Moise.
    GenreDictionaries.
    SeriesHistorical dictionaries of war, revolution, and civil unrest -- no. 17
    The Physical Object
    Paginationl, 493 p. :bill., maps ;
    Number of Pages493
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21590549M
    ISBN 100810841835
    LC Control Number01042943

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Historical dictionary of the Vietnam war by Moise, Edwin E. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Historical Dictionary of the War in Vietnam emphasizes the international nature of the war, as well as provide a greater understanding of the long scope of the conflict.

The major events associated with the war will serve as the foundation of the book while additional entries will explore the military, diplomatic, political, social, and cultural events that made the war unique/5(2).

The Vietnam War, also known as the second Indochina War, began in andand ended with the Communist victories of An excellent resource that deals with both the military and the political aspects of this controversial war, and with the events--especially those from onward--that led up to by: 2.

Vietnam War Slang lays out the definitive record of the lexicon of Americans who fought in the Vietnam War. Assuming no prior knowledge, it presents around headwords, with each entry divided into sections giving parts of speech, definitions, glosses, the countries of origin, dates of earliest known citations, and citations.4/4(1).

This historical Dictionary of the Vietnam War is designed to provide a ready reference tool for students and scholars alike. Its major focus is the thirty years between and ; critically important individuals and events from earlier years are also discussed.4/5(1).

This historical Dictionary of the Vietnam War is designed to provide a ready reference tool for students and scholars alike. Its major focus is the thirty years between and ; critically. Historical Dictionary of the Vietnam War. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press (Rowman & Littlefield), l [that is roman numeral 50], pp.

ISBN A revised and updated edition, The A to Z of the Vietnam War, was published in Contents. The book Vietnam a history of the war is a good showcase of the Vietnam war and the events that caused it. The book explains in depth the events that took place during this horrific war/5(21).

Webster's New World Dictionary of the Vietnam War. New York: Macmillan, c New York: Macmillan, c Moise, Edwin E. Historical Dictionary of the Vietnam War. by George Herring, This book is widely viewed as the best concise history of the Vietnam War.

Herring, a former University of Kentucky history professor, covers virtually every important event in the conflict, presenting the war objectively and assessing its legacy. This historical dictionary, presenting significant persons, armed units, battles and confrontations, weapons and places deals with military and political aspects of the Vietnam War and with the events that led up to it.

The struggles in Laos and Cambodia are also covered. You’re recommending books about the Vietnam War. Tell me about the first book on your list, A Rumor of War (). Philip Caputo was a marine who later became a very well-known journalist.

In my mind it’s one of the first really well-written books that describe the moral ambiguities and difficulties faced by a young marine officer in this particular war. Vietnam War Slang lays out the definitive record of the lexicon of Americans who fought in the Vietnam War.

Assuming no prior knowledge, it presents around headwords, with each entry divided. The book remains neutral throughout in its descriptions but it is clear the author sees the Vietnam war was as an avoidable mistake. A full history of the battles is provided without glorification, and an excellent description of the politics that led to the eventual exit of the Americans/5.

Matterhorn was written by a Vietnam veteran. M atterhorn has been hailed as a “brilliant account of war”. This book is an epic war novel that centers around the timeless story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company. They are dropped into the jungle of Vietnam as boys and are forced to fight.

The focus of this historical dictionary is the deepening US military and political involvement in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia during the decades from to The style is clear and readable, and articles are accompanied by helpful references to books for further reading.

Often reference books. EXAMPLE: Historian (studying the Vietnam War) Newspaper articles, weekly news magazines, monthly magazines, diaries, correspondence, diplomatic records. Articles in scholarly journals analyzing the war, possibly footnoting primary documents; books analyzing the war.

Historical Dictionary of Vietnam ; The Vietnam War, An. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

HISTORY T01 THE VIETNAM WAR The essay will consist of a word comparative review of the books and the film series based on the premise "the Vietnam war was a mistake". Olson, James S., Dictionary of the Vietnam War (New York, ).

File Size: 99KB. The Vietnam War A Concise International History Mark Atwood Lawrence Very Short Introductions. Offers a brief narrative of the Vietnam War that covers the French war and US involvement; Incorporates newly available material from China, the Soviet Union, and Vietnam, along with American and Western European sources.

Hailed as a "pithy and compelling account of an intensely relevant topic" (Kirkus Reviews), this wide-ranging volume offers a superb account of a key moment in modern U.S. and world history. Drawing upon the latest research in archives in China, Russia, and Vietnam, Mark Lawrence creates an extraordinary, panoramic view of all sides of the war.

His narrative begins well before American forces Author: Mark Atwood Lawrence. Buy Vietnam War Slang: A Dictionary on Historical Principles 1 by Dalzell, Tom (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.4/5(1).

The Vietnam War was the defining event of recent U.S. history, a tragic struggle that cost the lives of 58, Americans andVietnamese. The three-volume Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War, edited by Spencer Tucker, has been hailed as the most comprehensive reference work on that watershed event/5.The Vietnam War has scarred, transformed and inspired countless writers and art practitioners.

While the list of books about this conflict includes hundreds of enlightening works, we pick ten of the best texts offering illuminating perspectives on the war, its context and the effects it had on : Andrew Kingsford-Smith.