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

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

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
Genre
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
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Logevall, Fredrik
Dewey number
959.704/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS553.1
LC item number
.L64 2012eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • France
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • France
  • United States
  • Vietnam
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall, (electronic resource)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 839 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645191
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7a1ba41a-9563-4805-82b2-0830fa451c7a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1410662
  • (OCoLC)808127055
  • (OCoLC)ocn808127055
  • 1410662
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 839 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645191
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
7a1ba41a-9563-4805-82b2-0830fa451c7a
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • 1410662
  • (OCoLC)808127055
  • (OCoLC)ocn808127055
  • 1410662

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