Includes bibliographical references (pages 470-490) and index.
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Hanoi's long century / Stein Tønnesson -- In search of Ho Chi Minh / William Duiker -- Belated Asian allies : the technical and military contributions of Japanese deserters (1945-50) / Christopher E. Goscha -- The realities and consequences of war in a northern Vietnamese commune / Shaun Malarney -- The My Tho grapevine and the Sino-Soviet split / David Hunt -- "Vietnam" as a women's war / Karen G. Turner -- Before the war : legacies from the early twentieth century in United States-Vietnam relations / Anne Foster -- Franklin Roosevelt, trusteeship, and US exceptionalism : reconsidering the American vision of postcolonial Vietnam / Mark Bradley -- Dreaming different dreams : the United States and the army of the Republic of Vietnam / Robert K. Brigham -- JFK and the myth of withdrawal / Edwin E. Moise -- The politics of escalation in Vietnam during the Johnson years / Robert Buzzanco -- A casualty of war : the break in American relations with Cambodia, 1965 / Kento Clymer -- The last casualty? Richard Nixon and the end of the Vietnam War, 1969-75 / Lloyd Gardner -- Remembering Nixon's war / Carolyn Eisenberg -- America's secret war in Laos, 1955-75 / Alfred W. McCoy -- Missing in action in the twenty-first century / Bruce Franklin -- African Americans and the Vietnam War / James Westheider -- Mexican Americans and the Viet Nam War / George Mariscal -- "They'll forgive you for anything except being weak" : gender and US escalation in Vietnam 1961-65 / Robert Dean -- The antiwar movement / Barbara Tischler -- The veterans antiwar movement in fact and memory / John Prados -- Sanctuary!: A bridge between civilian and GI protest against the Vietnam War / Michael S. Foley -- Knowledge at war : American social science and Vietnam / Michael E. Latham -- The war on television : TV news, the Johnson administration, and Vietnam / Chester J. Pach, Jr