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The debate over Vietnam

by David W. Levy

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  • 19 Currently reading

Published by John Hopkins University Press in Baltimore .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-207) and index.

      StatementDavid W. Levy.
      SeriesThe American moment
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .L47 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 217 p. :
      Number of Pages217
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1888189M
      ISBN 100801841488, 0801841496
      LC Control Number90049525

        The first debate of the Democratic nomination fight is in the books!   The Enduring Debate Over Khe Sanh The New York Times called the unfolding showdown at Khe Sanh “the major battle of the Vietnam War.” The drama played out over 77 days, with nerve-jangling.

      1 day ago  Amid coronavirus controversies, don't forget the nightmarish American death toll Our View: COVID has killed more than the combined U.S. combat deaths of World War I and the Korean, Vietnam, Iraq. Between Vietnam’s independence and its reunification in , the country’s socialist land tenure system was underpinned by the principle of “land to the tiller”. During this period, government redistributed land to farmers that was previously owned by landlords. The government’s “egalitarian” approach to land access was central to the mass support that it needed during the.

        The Debate over Vietnam’s Latest Land Reforms From “Land to the Tiller” to the “New Landlords”? By Phuc To View Publication. A new paper published by Land journal discusses policy debates on smallholder versus large-scale company governance. It highlights possible risks in government land policy that favors large-scale companies and neglecting . Even after that, South Vietnam could have won on its own had the USA honoured Nixon’s promises to Saigon to bomb North Vietnam if it violated its treaty obligations, as it did in invading in – promises broken, again, for political reasons (Watergate, this time). The war wasn’t lost militarily – it was only lost politically.


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Opposition to United States involvement in the Vietnam War began with demonstrations in against the escalating role of the United States in the Vietnam War and grew into a broad social movement over the ensuing several years.

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The main reason for the U.S. support of South Vietnam was the so-called Domino Theory. If Vietnam went Communist, then Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, etc would all go Communist much like a row of dominoes lined up end to end.

If the first one is knocked over, then it will take the next one down and so on and so forth. The best books about Vietnam as a country, not just the Vietnam War.

All Votes Add Books To This List. 1: The Quiet American by. Graham Greene. avg rating — 48, ratings. score: 2, and 30 people voted Want to Read saving. But Self argued that Calley embodied Vietnam-era controversies over the morality of the war, and even the fairness of the draft, which put the burden of the war on the economically challenged and the uneducated.

“I really want to capture that debate,” said Self. Back then, he added, people “were wrestling with the meaning of Calley.”. Coverage of Vietnam, despite claims to the contrary, seldom left the spheres of consensus and legitimate controversy.

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PBS produced an Emmy-winning television series, Vietnam: A Television History, to accompany the book’s release. Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr., The Army and Vietnam ().There were a total a American and enemy aircraft shot down in air-to-air combat over Vietnam during the entire war— in fights between the U.S.

Air Force and North Vietnamese air force and just 68 in the U.S. Navy’s air battles with the North Vietnamese. In those fights, the U.S. Air Force lost 64 aircraft and the Navy lost