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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

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
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
Awards note
Pulitzer Prize winner, History, 2013.
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Logevall, Fredrik
Dewey number
959.704/1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • France
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • France
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Pulitzer Prizes
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 Struggle, 1946-1949 -- The Warrior Monk -- The Spark -- 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 -- King Jean -- The Quiet Englishman -- The Turning Point that Didn't Turn -- Eisenhower in Charge -- Navarre's American Plan -- pt. 4. The Cauldron, 1953-1954 -- 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: Different Dreams, Same Footsteps
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 839 p.
Isbn
9780375504426
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011034971
Other control number
40021272368
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn749115640
  • (OCoLC)749115640
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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 Struggle, 1946-1949 -- The Warrior Monk -- The Spark -- 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 -- King Jean -- The Quiet Englishman -- The Turning Point that Didn't Turn -- Eisenhower in Charge -- Navarre's American Plan -- pt. 4. The Cauldron, 1953-1954 -- 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: Different Dreams, Same Footsteps
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 839 p.
Isbn
9780375504426
Isbn Type
(acid-free paper)
Lccn
2011034971
Other control number
40021272368
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • ocn749115640
  • (OCoLC)749115640

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