Vietnam: Current Issues and Historical Background
Nova Science Publishers, 2002 - Political Science - 194 pages
Vietnam remains a mystery to the American mind. A former enemy which somehow defeated the American war machine with few weapons or uniformed military, Vietnam remains a significant presence in Southeast Asia. This book present issues important to understanding Vietnam today as well as a historical background on the country.
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