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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 for 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
Language note
Text in English
LC call number
DS553.1
LC item number
.L64 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Indochinese War (1946-1954)
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • France
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • France
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Frankrike
  • Förenta staterna
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • Colonization
  • Diplomatic history
  • Diplomatic relations
  • French colonies
  • Politics and government
  • War
  • Asia
  • France
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnamkrieg
  • Vietnam
  • Frankreich
  • Indokinakriget 1946-1954
  • Vietnamkriget 1961-1975
  • Krigsorsaker
  • Internationella relationer
  • Diplomatiska förbindelser
  • Kolonier
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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A Vietnamese in Paris -- Part 1. Liberations, 1940-1945. "The empire is with us!" ; The anti-imperialist ; Crossroads ; "All men are created equal" -- Part 2. Colonial struggle, 1946-1949. The warrior monk ; The spark ; War without fronts ; "If I accepted these terms I'd be a coward" -- Part 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 -- Part 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 -- Part 5. Peace of a kind, 1954. With friends like these ; "We must go fast" ; "I have seen destiny bend to that will" -- Part 6. Seizing the torch, 1954-1959. "We have no choice but to win here" ; Miracle man ; Things fall apart -- Epilogue: Different dreams, same footsteps
Control code
ocn749115640
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 839 pages
Isbn
9780375504426
Lccn
2011034971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021272368
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862091532
  • (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
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Prologue: A Vietnamese in Paris -- Part 1. Liberations, 1940-1945. "The empire is with us!" ; The anti-imperialist ; Crossroads ; "All men are created equal" -- Part 2. Colonial struggle, 1946-1949. The warrior monk ; The spark ; War without fronts ; "If I accepted these terms I'd be a coward" -- Part 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 -- Part 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 -- Part 5. Peace of a kind, 1954. With friends like these ; "We must go fast" ; "I have seen destiny bend to that will" -- Part 6. Seizing the torch, 1954-1959. "We have no choice but to win here" ; Miracle man ; Things fall apart -- Epilogue: Different dreams, same footsteps
Control code
ocn749115640
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxii, 839 pages
Isbn
9780375504426
Lccn
2011034971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40021272368
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o862091532
  • (OCoLC)749115640

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