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Cultures in Conflict--The Viet Nam War

(The Greenwood Press Cultures in Conflict Series)

by Robert E. Vadas

  • 219 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Greenwood Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • c 1945 to c 1960,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • c 1970 to c 1980,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History / Military / Vietnam War,
  • Culture conflict,
  • Personal narratives,
  • Sources,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • The Physical Object
    FormatTextbook Binding
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10420024M
    ISBN 100313316163
    ISBN 109780313316166

      With the exception of the Second World War, never has a conflict led to so many films, books, and songs being written. Unlike the World Wars, however, which inspired morale boosting culture; the Vietnam campaign produced a counterculture of media that concentrated on its atrocities, the opposition to the war, and its lasting effects on society. Book Review of Backfire: a History of How American Culture Led Us Into Vietnam and Made Us Fight the Way We Did Words | 4 Pages. Backfire: A History of How American Culture Led Us into Vietnam and Made Us Fight the Way We Did, a book by Loren Baritz, describes the myths America takes into wars, the decisions that made the Vietnam War and the bureaucracy at war.

      In the Fiction section, you will find the best books on Vietnam war, other Vietnam bestseller novels as well as novels set in Vietnam. One of my favourites from this list is ‘The Beauty of Humanity Movement’, it might be an oldie but it is a great book that tells an interesting story about key characters and their lives in old Vietnam.   The Vietnam War in pop culture -- In books like ''The Short-timers'' and movies like ''Good Morning, Vietnam,'' we have tried both to face the war and to domesticate it.

    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: The Vietnam War and American memory / Rick Berg and John Carlos Rowe --Visions of righteousness / Noam Chomsky --Revisionist Vietnam history / Stephen Vlastos --Missing in action: women warriors in Vietnam / Carol Lynn Mithers - .   “The Things They Carried,” by Tim O’Brien, was the first book about the Vietnam War that I e during the war I mostly helped men avoid the draft, I didn’t know the ones who came.


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Cultures in Conflict--The Viet Nam War by Robert E. Vadas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Helping to demystify the war and educate both students and general readers, this clear historical overview ranges from the events that preceded the war to its end in The book features a discussion of the Vietnamese and American ways of life in the Viet Nam era, along with a wide assortment of primary documents from a diverse selection of U.S.

and Vietnamese soldiers and Format: Textbook Binding. Helping to demystify the war and educate both students and general readers, this clear historical overview ranges from the events that preceded the war to Cultures in Conflict--The Viet Nam War book end in The book features a discussion of the Vietnamese and American ways of life in the Viet Nam era, along with a wide assortment of primary documents from a diverse selection of U.S.

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Vadas Demystifying the conflict and educating both students and general readers, this clear historical overview ranges from the events that preceded the war to its end in   Cultures in Conflict book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The Seven Years' War () was a pivotal event in the history o /5.

Covering many aspects of the Vietnam War that have not been addressed before, this book supplies new perspectives from academics as well as Vietnam veterans that explore how this key conflict of the 20th century has influenced everyday life and popular culture during the war Reviews: 1.

The chapters are clearly written and cover major issues: background; maps; American involvement in the war; diplomatic attempts to end the war; and even the impact on American culture. The book has a very complete bibliography, as well as useful timelines and a "Vietnam A to Z." Simply having all of the statistics on the cost of the war accumulated in one place is by: The Seven Years' War () was a pivotal event in the history of the Atlantic world.

Perspectives on the significance of the war and its aftermath varied considerably from different cultural vantage points. Northern and western Indians, European imperial authorities, and their colonial counterparts understood and experienced the war (known in the United States as the French and Indian 5/5(1).

It presents in the background, the Korean police action as a rehearsal for Viet Nam, as well as the result of the damage dealt to our State Department by the "red scare" of McCarthyism.

It discusses Soviet and Chinese aims for the war, and, of course, the domino theory.5/5(2). These books and films put the Vietnam War squarely in the public's consciousness in the years that followed the conflict, ensuring that Americans would never forget the twenty years that their country was involved in Vietnam.

Books and films depicted the Vietnam War in a way that showed the negative affects of the conflict, the negative impact. The Viet Nam War divided citizens in both the United States and Viet Nam. Profound cultural differences between the nations contributed to the horror of the war.

These differences remain today. Helping to demystify the war and educate both students and general readers, this clear historical overview ranges from the events that preceded the war to its end in Helping to demystify the war and educate both students and general readers, this clear historical overview ranges from the events that preceded the war to its end in The book features a discussion of the Vietnamese and American ways of life in the Viet Nam era, along with a wide assortment of primary documents from a diverse selection of Brand: Robert Vadas.

The American Civil War was primarily a conflict of cultures, and slavery was the largest single cultural factor separating North and South. This collection of carefully selected memoirs, diaries, letters, and reminiscences of ordinary Northerners and Southerners who experienced the war as soldiers or civilians brings to life the conflict in culture, principles, attitudes, hopes, courage, and.

In The Scar That Binds, Keith Beattie examines the central metaphors of the Vietnam war and their manifestations in American culture and life. Blending history and cultural criticism in a lucid style, this provocative book discusses an ideology of unity that has emerged through widespread rhetorical and cultural references to the war.

Cultures in Conflict: The Seven Years' War in North America addresses the broad pattern of events that framed this conflict's causes, the intercultural dynamics of its conduct, and its profound impact on subsequent events-most notably the American Revolution and a protracted Anglo-Indian struggle for continental : $ A Viet Nam Timeline of Key Events --Cultural and Historical Perspectives --A Historical Review of the Viet Nam War --Understanding the Cultural Conflicts between the United States and Viet Nam --Documents --The Cold War Comes to Indochina --Americans and Vietnamese Fight Their Wars --Stalemate Tests the Will of Fighters and Civilians Alike --The Long Conflict Ends, Lasting Legacies.

A Companion to the Vietnam War contains twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and most divisive foreign conflict. It represents the best current scholarship on this controversial and influential episode in modern American history.

Highlights issues of nationalism, culture. America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. The Vietnam War has left many legacies.

Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction.

In the vast literature on the Vietnam War, much has been written about the antiwar movement and its influence on U.S. policy and politics.

In this book, Sandra Scanlon shifts attention to those Americans who supported the war and explores the war’s impact on the burgeoning conservative political movement of the s and early : Paperback. Covering many aspects of the Vietnam War that have not been addressed before, this book supplies new perspectives from academics as well as Vietnam veterans that explore how this key conflict of the 20th century has influenced everyday life and popular culture during the war.

The Vietnam War in popular culture. The Vietnam war has been a subject of films and books since the beginning of the US involvement up to the present time. During the war, there were some attempts to deal with themes that were relevant without mentioning the war directly.You’re recommending books about the Vietnam War.

Tell me about the first book on your list, A Rumor of War (). Philip Caputo was a marine who later became a very well-known journalist. In my mind it’s one of the first really well-written books that describe the moral ambiguities and difficulties faced by a young marine officer in this particular war.

There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Slaughterhouse-Five, in that both books are Author: Tracy Shapley.