The Resource Death of a generation : how the assassinations of Diem and JFK prolonged the Vietnam War, Howard Jones

Death of a generation : how the assassinations of Diem and JFK prolonged the Vietnam War, Howard Jones

Label
Death of a generation : how the assassinations of Diem and JFK prolonged the Vietnam War
Title
Death of a generation
Title remainder
how the assassinations of Diem and JFK prolonged the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
Howard Jones
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Jones delivers an informative narrative documenting in rather elaborate detail a popular theory of JFK and Vietnam advanced previously by such writers as Richard Mahoney and Richard Reeves: that had Kennedy lived, US involvement in Vietnam would not have escalated as it did
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
959.704/3
Illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
  • photographs
Index
index present
LC call number
DS557.7
LC item number
.J67 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
  • theses
Label
Death of a generation : how the assassinations of Diem and JFK prolonged the Vietnam War, Howard Jones
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 457-546) and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction : toward a tragedy -- Counterinsurgency in South Vietnam : averting a quagmire -- Democracy at bay : Diem as mandarin -- Counteraction to counterinsurgency : the military solution -- Waging a secret war -- Subterfuge in the delta -- Strange seduction of Vietnam -- Decent veil of hypocrisy -- De-Americanizing the secret war -- From escalation to disengagement -- End of the tunnel? A comprehensive plan for South Vietnam -- Mandate from heaven? The Buddhist crisis and the demise of de-escalation -- Fire this time -- Road to a coup -- At the brink of a coup--again -- Toward a partial withdrawal -- President Kennedy's decision to withdraw -- Fall of the house of Ngo -- Conclusion : the tragedy of JFK
Control code
ocm58992053
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, [16] pages of plates, 562 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780198021971
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
2278926
Other physical details
1 map, photographs
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b21921672
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)58992053
  • oso0195052862

Library Locations

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