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The Resource Triumph Forsaken : The Vietnam War, 1954-1965, Mark Moyar, (electronic book)

Triumph Forsaken : The Vietnam War, 1954-1965, Mark Moyar, (electronic book)

Label
Triumph Forsaken : The Vietnam War, 1954-1965
Title
Triumph Forsaken
Title remainder
The Vietnam War, 1954-1965
Statement of responsibility
Mark Moyar
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Drawing on a wealth of new evidence from all sides, Triumph Forsaken overturns most of the historical orthodoxy on the Vietnam War. Through the analysis of international perceptions and power, it shows that South Vietnam was a vital interest of the United States. The book provides many new insights into the overthrow of Ngo Dinh Diem in 1963 and demonstrates that the coup negated the South Vietnamese government's tremendous, and hitherto unappreciated, military and political gains between 1954 and 1963. After Diem's assassination, President Lyndon Johnson had at his disposal several aggressive policy options that could have enabled South Vietnam to continue the war without a massive US troop infusion, but he ruled out these options because of faulty assumptions and inadequate intelligence, making such an infusion the only means of saving the country." http://www.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy0642/2006008555-d.html
Member of
Cataloging source
UkCbUP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moyar, Mark
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Vietnam
Label
Triumph Forsaken : The Vietnam War, 1954-1965, Mark Moyar, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9780511511646
Extent
1 online resource (544 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780521869119
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Triumph Forsaken : The Vietnam War, 1954-1965, Mark Moyar, (electronic book)
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
CR9780511511646
Extent
1 online resource (544 p.)
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780521869119
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital, PDF file(s).
Specific material designation
remote

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