Vietnam War by Maurice Isserman audiobook

Vietnam War: America at War

By Maurice Isserman
Read by John Pruden

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In clear, lucid prose, Vietnam War, Revised Edition explores the critical questions surrounding the United States' experience in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to commit combat troops in 1965? How was it possible for the North Vietnamese to suffer a military defeat in the Tet Offensive in 1968 and yet achieve a political victory? What has America learned from the experience of fighting in Vietnam? This riveting history includes a clear discussion of the roots of U.S. involvement in Indochina in the days just after World War II and goes on to explore the varied and complex motives behind America's effort to halt the spread of communism in Asia. This new edition also features a chapter focusing on the innovative military tactics and weaponry involved throughout the conflict. Vietnam War, Revised Edition offers a solid introduction to the subject. The book is published by Chelsea House Publishers, a leading publisher of educational material.

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In clear, lucid prose, Vietnam War, Revised Edition explores the critical questions surrounding the United States' experience in Vietnam: What led President Lyndon B. Johnson to commit combat troops in 1965? How was it possible for the North Vietnamese to suffer a military defeat in the Tet Offensive in 1968 and yet achieve a political victory? What has America learned from the experience of fighting in Vietnam? This riveting history includes a clear discussion of the roots of U.S. involvement in Indochina in the days just after World War II and goes on to explore the varied and complex motives behind America's effort to halt the spread of communism in Asia. This new edition also features a chapter focusing on the innovative military tactics and weaponry involved throughout the conflict. Vietnam War, Revised Edition offers a solid introduction to the subject. The book is published by Chelsea House Publishers, a leading publisher of educational material.

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Author Bio: Maurice Isserman

Author Bio: Maurice Isserman

Maurice Isserman is the Publius Virgilius Rogers Professor of History at Hamilton College. He is the author or coauthor of several critically acclaimed works of historical nonfiction, including The Other American, On the Hill, America Divided, and the prizewinning Fallen Giants. In addition to his scholarly work, Maurice’s writing has appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, and the Chronicle of Higher Education, among other publications.

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Available Formats : Digital Download
Category: Nonfiction/History
Runtime: 5.82
Audience: Adult
Language: English