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The Resource Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall., (Axis 360 electronic resource)

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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.
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
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Logevall, Fredrik
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unknown if item is government publication
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Baker & Taylor Axis 360
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  • Indochinese War (1946-1954)
  • Vietnam War (1961-1975)
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Indochinese War, 1946-1954
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Colonization
  • Diplomatic history
  • Diplomatic relations
  • French colonies
  • Politics and government
  • War
  • France
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • France
  • United States
  • Vietnam
  • Asia
  • France
  • United States
  • Vietnam
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
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Publication
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unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 clash, 1946-1949. The warrior monk -- Conflagration -- 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 -- De Lattre's moment -- The quiet Englishman -- The turning point that didn't turn -- Eisenhower in charge -- Navarre's American plan -- pt. 4. The cauldron, 1953-1954. The 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: a new war
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645191
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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0010845014
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unknown
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unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808127055
Label
Embers of war : the fall of an empire and the making of America's Vietnam, Fredrik Logevall., (Axis 360 electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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 clash, 1946-1949. The warrior monk -- Conflagration -- 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 -- De Lattre's moment -- The quiet Englishman -- The turning point that didn't turn -- Eisenhower in charge -- Navarre's American plan -- pt. 4. The cauldron, 1953-1954. The 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: a new war
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780679645191
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
0010845014
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)808127055

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