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A grand delusion : America's descent into Vietnam / Robert Mann.

By: Mann, Robert, 1958-Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publication details: New York : Basic Books, c2001Edition: 1st edDescription: x, 821 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0465043690 (alk. paper); 9780465043699 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States | Asia -- Politics and government -- 1945- | Vietnam -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975 | United States -- Politics and government -- 20th centuryDDC classification: 959.7043 LOC classification: DS558 | .M34 2001Other classification: 15.85 Online resources: Publisher description | Book review (H-Net)
Contents:
The little pipsqueak: February 1965 -- pt. 1. The roots of war -- The "loss" of China: 1949-1950 -- Paralyzed with fear: 1950 -- Korea: 1950 -- The part-time isolationists: 1951 -- pt. 2. The initial descent -- Nothing but a grim joke: 1945-1950 -- The keystone in Southeast Asia: 1951 -- A great crusade: 1951-1952 -- Pouring money down a rat hole: 1953 -- Pouring money down a rat hole: 1953 -- You shall not fight unaided: 1953 -- La Guerre sale: 1954 -- We cannot engage in active war: 1954 -- Diplomacy of bluster and retreat: 1954 -- The best available prime minister: 1954-1955 -- This is our offspring: 1955-1956 -- A blank grant of power: 1957-1958 -- Nothing more than a mirage: 1958-1960 -- pt. 3. Into the morass -- Vietnam is the place: 1961 -- You're just crazier than hell: 1961 -- A world of illusion: 1962 -- The beginning of the beginning 1962 -- You did visit the same country, didn't you?: 1963 -- A stone rolling downhill: 1963 -- pt. 4. Escalation and deception -- Get in, get out, or get off: 1963-1964 -- The damn worst mess I ever saw: 1964 -- Aggression unchallenged is aggression unleashed: 1964 -- No wider war: 1964-1965 -- Harder choices: 1965 -- We are very deep already: 1965 -- This could be quagmire: 1965 -- Sliding farther into the morass of war: 1965 -- Let them know they are in a war: 1966 -- Once our flag is committed: 1966 -- Where does it all end?: 1966-1967 -- There is a rot in the fabric: 1967 -- A very near thing: 1968 -- Everyone has turned into a dove: 1968 -- The vice president has very few guns: 1968 -- pt. 5. Nixon's war -- Win the peace: 1969 -- This chamber reeks of blood: 1970 -- We'll bomb the bastards off the earth: 1970-1971 -- Peace is at hand: 1972 -- A spirit of doubt and contrition: 1972-1975.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 787-799) and index.

The little pipsqueak: February 1965 -- pt. 1. The roots of war -- The "loss" of China: 1949-1950 -- Paralyzed with fear: 1950 -- Korea: 1950 -- The part-time isolationists: 1951 -- pt. 2. The initial descent -- Nothing but a grim joke: 1945-1950 -- The keystone in Southeast Asia: 1951 -- A great crusade: 1951-1952 -- Pouring money down a rat hole: 1953 -- Pouring money down a rat hole: 1953 -- You shall not fight unaided: 1953 -- La Guerre sale: 1954 -- We cannot engage in active war: 1954 -- Diplomacy of bluster and retreat: 1954 -- The best available prime minister: 1954-1955 -- This is our offspring: 1955-1956 -- A blank grant of power: 1957-1958 -- Nothing more than a mirage: 1958-1960 -- pt. 3. Into the morass -- Vietnam is the place: 1961 -- You're just crazier than hell: 1961 -- A world of illusion: 1962 -- The beginning of the beginning 1962 -- You did visit the same country, didn't you?: 1963 -- A stone rolling downhill: 1963 -- pt. 4. Escalation and deception -- Get in, get out, or get off: 1963-1964 -- The damn worst mess I ever saw: 1964 -- Aggression unchallenged is aggression unleashed: 1964 -- No wider war: 1964-1965 -- Harder choices: 1965 -- We are very deep already: 1965 -- This could be quagmire: 1965 -- Sliding farther into the morass of war: 1965 -- Let them know they are in a war: 1966 -- Once our flag is committed: 1966 -- Where does it all end?: 1966-1967 -- There is a rot in the fabric: 1967 -- A very near thing: 1968 -- Everyone has turned into a dove: 1968 -- The vice president has very few guns: 1968 -- pt. 5. Nixon's war -- Win the peace: 1969 -- This chamber reeks of blood: 1970 -- We'll bomb the bastards off the earth: 1970-1971 -- Peace is at hand: 1972 -- A spirit of doubt and contrition: 1972-1975.

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A grand delusion :
Mann, Robert,
2001
Kho Ngoại văn,
(SA00007337 -/- 959.7043 A100G -/- KNV)

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