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

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

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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
Title variation
Embers of war
Title variation remainder
the fall of an empire and the making of Americas Vietnam
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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
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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
Writing style
Award
Pulitzer Prize for History, 2013.
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10109614
Cataloging source
TEFOD
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
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True
Target audience
adult
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the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=795854
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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
Control code
ocn808127055
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 839 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645191
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7A1BA41A-9563-4805-82B2-0830FA451C7A
System control number
(OCoLC)808127055
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=285&titleID=795854
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
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
Control code
ocn808127055
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xxii, 839 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645191
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
7A1BA41A-9563-4805-82B2-0830FA451C7A
System control number
(OCoLC)808127055

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