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The Resource Argument without end : in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy, Robert S. McNamara, James G. Blight, and Robert K. Brigham

Argument without end : in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy, Robert S. McNamara, James G. Blight, and Robert K. Brigham

Label
Argument without end : in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy
Title
Argument without end
Title remainder
in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy
Statement of responsibility
Robert S. McNamara, James G. Blight, and Robert K. Brigham
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In six meetings held in Hanoi, and a seventh in Italy, Robert McNamara, his colleagues in the Kennedy and Johnson administrations, and American's top Vietnam and military scholars met with their Vietnamese counterparts. In frank and astonishing diagolues the two groups walked step-by-step through the war, analyzing each decision and action from both sides
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-2009
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McNamara, Robert S.
Dewey number
959.704/3373
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.M439 1999
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • indexes
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blight, James G
  • Brigham, Robert K.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • Diplomatic relations
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam-oorlog
  • Vietnamkrieg
  • USA
  • Viet-Nam
  • Etats-Unis
  • Viet-Nam
  • Guerre du Viet-Nam (1961-1975)
  • États-Unis
  • États-Unis
  • Viet-Nam
  • Viet-Nam
  • Etats-Unis
  • USA
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
Label
Argument without end : in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy, Robert S. McNamara, James G. Blight, and Robert K. Brigham
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([423]-454) 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
The theme and structure of the book -- Enemies: Washington's and Hanoi's mindsets by January 1961 -- The evolution of Washington's and Hanoi's mindsets, 1945-1960 -- A neutral solution: was it possible? -- Escalation: 1961-1965 -- Negotiating initiatives, 1965-1967: why did they fail? -- U.S. military victory in Vietnam: a dangerous illusion? -- Learning from tragedy: lessons of Vietnam for the twenty-first century
Control code
ocm40714166
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 479 pages
Isbn
9781891620225
Lccn
99011830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781891620225
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40714166
  • (OCoLC)40714166
Label
Argument without end : in search of answers to the Vietnam tragedy, Robert S. McNamara, James G. Blight, and Robert K. Brigham
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references ([423]-454) 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
The theme and structure of the book -- Enemies: Washington's and Hanoi's mindsets by January 1961 -- The evolution of Washington's and Hanoi's mindsets, 1945-1960 -- A neutral solution: was it possible? -- Escalation: 1961-1965 -- Negotiating initiatives, 1965-1967: why did they fail? -- U.S. military victory in Vietnam: a dangerous illusion? -- Learning from tragedy: lessons of Vietnam for the twenty-first century
Control code
ocm40714166
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxiii, 479 pages
Isbn
9781891620225
Lccn
99011830
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
9781891620225
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o40714166
  • (OCoLC)40714166

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