A Companion to the Vietnam War

A Companion to the Vietnam War

Editor(s): Marilyn B. Young, Robert Buzzanco

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

Print ISBN: 9780631210139

Online ISBN: 9780470997178

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997178

About this Book


A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.


  • Highlights issues of nationalism, culture, gender, and race.
  • Covers the breadth of Vietnam War history, including American war policies, the Vietnamese perspective, the antiwar movement, and the American home front.
  • Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic.
  • Includes a select bibliography to guide further research.

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: The Vietnamese in Context

  2. Part II: The Americans in Southeast Asian Context

  3. Part III: Americans at Home and Abroad

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