This succinct and accessible book provides comprehensive coverage of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War and deals with the escalating involvement of the United States in Southeast Asia.
The Tragedy of Vietnam provides extensive background on the conflict, the relevant history of Southeast Asia, and the consequences of the Vietnam conflict on the region. An excellent supplement to any survey or 20th Century U.S. History course, this book describes the social, economic, ideological, diplomatic and military aspects of the Vietnam War.
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Patrick J. Hearden is the distinguished professor of diplomatic history emeritus at Purdue University. He has written extensively on American foreign policy, but he considers The Tragedy of Vietnam to be his greatest achievement in insight and synthesis on the subject. Hearden earned a Ph.D. degree in American History from the University of Wisconsin--Madison. He has written several books on American Foreign Relations including Roosevelt Confronts Hitler:America's Entry into World War II and Architects of Globalism: Building a New World Order during World War II. He has also edited Vietnam: Four American Perspectives. During his long and distinguished career, Hearden has specialized in teaching courses on American Foreign Affairs. His course on American in Vietnam was ranked as one of the ten most popular courses taught at Purdue University.
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Book Description Longman, 2007. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 3. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0205551289
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