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The Resource American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser

American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser

Label
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Title
American tragedy
Title remainder
Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Statement of responsibility
David Kaiser
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Documents the origin of American involvement in the Vietnam War and how the policies in the Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson administrations led to war
Award
New York Times Notable Book, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157915
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kaiser, David E.
Dewey number
959.704/3373
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS558
LC item number
.K35 2000
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kennedy, John F.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War
Label
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [503]-556) 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 Eisenhower administration and Indochina: 1954-1960 -- No war in Laos: January-June 1961 -- A new effort in Vietnam: January-August 1961 -- War or peace? September-November 1961 -- Limiting the commitment: November 1961-November 1962 -- The war in Vietnam: 1962 -- A gathering storm: January-July 1963 -- The Buddhist crisis and the cable of August 24: 1963 -- The coup: August-November 1963 -- A decision for war: November 1963-April 1964 -- To the Tonkin Gulf: April-August 1964 -- Planning for war: September-December 1964 -- Over the edge: December 1964-March 1965 -- War in secret: March-June 1965 --War in public: June-July 1965 -- Bad history, wrong war -- Epilogue: tragedy and history
Control code
1440806
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
566 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780674002258
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99052925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)PIN80155807
Label
American tragedy : Kennedy, Johnson, and the origins of the Vietnam War, David Kaiser
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages [503]-556) 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 Eisenhower administration and Indochina: 1954-1960 -- No war in Laos: January-June 1961 -- A new effort in Vietnam: January-August 1961 -- War or peace? September-November 1961 -- Limiting the commitment: November 1961-November 1962 -- The war in Vietnam: 1962 -- A gathering storm: January-July 1963 -- The Buddhist crisis and the cable of August 24: 1963 -- The coup: August-November 1963 -- A decision for war: November 1963-April 1964 -- To the Tonkin Gulf: April-August 1964 -- Planning for war: September-December 1964 -- Over the edge: December 1964-March 1965 -- War in secret: March-June 1965 --War in public: June-July 1965 -- Bad history, wrong war -- Epilogue: tragedy and history
Control code
1440806
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
566 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780674002258
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
99052925
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)PIN80155807

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