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Why The North Won The Vietnam War

by Marc Jason Gilbert

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Asian history: Vietnam War,
  • Economic history,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Textbooks,
  • Military,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • Political Science / International Relations,
  • International Relations - General,
  • Vietnam (Democratic Republic),
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9549373M
    ISBN 100312295278
    ISBN 109780312295271

      In an utterly banal sense, the United States could have won the Vietnam War by invading the North, seizing its urban centers, putting the whole of the country under the control of the Saigon Author: Robert Farley. HOW NORTH VIETNAM WON THE WAR. What did the North Vietnamese leadership think of the American antiwar movement? What was the purpose of the Tet Offensive? How could the U.S. have been more successful in fighting the Vietnam War? Bui Tin, a former colonel in the North Vietnamese army, answers these questions in the following excerpts from an.

    Why the North won the Vietnam War / edited by Marc Jason Gilbert. Format Book Edition 1st ed. Published New York: Palgrave, Description xiv, p. ; 22 cm. Other contributors Gilbert, Marc Jason. Notes Includes bibliographical references and index. Subject headings.   The Vietnam War is also known as the Second Indochina War. It was fought in Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia between North and South Vietnam. The North was supported by China and the Soviet Union while the South was supported by the United States, Thailand, Australia, and South Korea.

      Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and Americans in Vietnam by Frances Fitzgerald (): A Pulitizer Prize-winning exploration of why it was impossible for the U.S. to win the war.   When the last helicopter rose above the American embassy in Saigon on Ap , the US had been winning the Vietnam War for over a decade. The .


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The book gave me also some remarkable information about the reasons for which the US fought the Vietnam War without strong support from its traditional allies, why the military was prevented from striking North Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia even when it was obvious that the communists used these countries as sanctuaries, what was the role of /5(8).

In this new collection of essays on the Vietnam War, eminent scholars of the Second Indo-china conflict consider several key factors that led to the defeat of the United States and its allies. The book adopts a candid and critical look at the United State's stance and policies in Vietnam, and refuses to condemn, excuse, or apologize for America's actions in the conflict.

The book gave me also some remarkable information about the reasons for which the US fought the Vietnam War without strong support from its traditional allies, why the military was prevented from striking North Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia even when it was obvious that the communists used these countries as sanctuaries, what was the role of /5.

The book adopts a candid and critical look at the U.S.s stance and policies in Vietnam, and refuses to condemn, excuse, or apologize for Americas actions in the conflict.

Rather, the In this new collection of essays on the Vietnam War, eminent scholars of the Second Indochina conflict consider several key factors that led to the defeat of the 4/5(10). The book gave me also some remarkable information about the reasons for which the US fought the Vietnam War without strong support from its traditional allies, why the military was prevented from striking North Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia even when it was obvious that the communists used these countries as sanctuaries, what was the role of /5(3).

The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. Why the North Won the Vietnam War - Ebook written by M. Gilbert. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Why the North Won the Vietnam War. In it seemed that the Communist regime had won a decisive victory, conquering the South and reuniting Vietnam as one country, humiliating the U.S. in the : Mark Nuckols. Having read the other responses here I will refrain from repeating what others have said and reverse the question this way: “How did the United States, the most powerful military force on the planet, lose the war?” My take on this may seem overly.

MARC JASON GILBERT is Professor of History at North Georgia College and State University. A specialist in the history of modern Vietnam and modern South and Southeast Asia, he has written and edited several books on the Vietnam War, including The Vietnam War: Teaching Approaches and Resources (), The TET Offensive (), and The Vietnam War on Campus: Other Voices, More.

The book adopts a candid and critical look at the United State's stance and policies in Vietnam, and refuses to condemn, excuse, or apologize for America's actions in the conflict. Rather, the contributors think widely and creatively about the varied reasons that may have accounted for the United State's failure to defeat the North Vietnamese.

Vietnam War (–75), conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam and its allies in South Vietnam, the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. It was part of a larger regional conflict as well as a manifestation of the Cold War.

Get this from a library. Why the North won the Vietnam War. [Marc Jason Gilbert;] -- Leading scholars of the Vietnam War confront the factors that led to the defeat of the United States and its allies.

The book is a candid and critical look at the America's stance and policies in. This was a very amazing perspective, a series of lectures about the civil war, presented by various academics focusing mainly on, as the title suggests, why the North won the war.

Lots of the info I wasn't aware of, some I was, and it was a short book so a fast read/5. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Why the North Won the Vietnam War by Marc Jason Gilbert (, Paperback, Revised) at the best online prices at.

The second war was a civil war between the two zones created at Geneva: North Vietnam, governed by Vietnamese Communists, and South Vietnam, backed by American aid Author: Louis Menand.

The War We Could Have Won. the defeat was a result of American policy makers' cold-war-driven misunderstanding of North Vietnam's leaders as dangerous Communists. a book on the Vietnam War. Who Won the Vietnam War and Why It Matters. Earl H. Tilford, Jr. Professor of History.

Grove City College. There are several ways to look at the issue of who won or lost the Vietnam War. Professor Timothy Lomperis wrote a book entitled, Vietnam: The War Everybody Won and Lost. Sometimes the answer to the question who won or lost reminds me of those who, having lost a football game, retort.

The turning point in Asia came in when China became a communist country after Chinese communist rebels, led by Mao Zedong, won the civil war and took control of the mainland China.

Fromthe U.S. started to support South Korea in the war against the communist North backed by China and the USSR. Meanwhile, the U.S. also sent the.

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. A slew of war memoirs stand with the best writing of that genre.

In the short history of Vietnam War. General Vo Nguyen Giap: Vietnam War Was Lost at Home-Incorrect Attribution!General Vo Nguyen Giap, commander of the North Vietnamese Army, wrote in his memoirs that his army was on the brink of collapse, but the U.S.

lost the Vietnam War at home because of the media and protestors.The question of who won the Vietnam War is a contentious and emotional one, because opinions in the United States were so divided while the war was happening.

However, North Vietnam ultimately.Get this from a library! Why the North won the Vietnam War. [Marc Jason Gilbert;] -- In this new collection of essays on the Vietnam War, eminent scholars of the Second Indo-china conflict consider several key factors that led to the defeat of the United States and its allies.

The.