The Tragedy of Vietnam

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Routledge, Aug 16, 2017 - History - 288 pages

The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition includes expanded discussions of postwar American–Vietnamese relationships and outlines the ways in which the Vietnam War experience has shaped foreign-policy debates in the United States up until the present day.


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Patrick J. Hearden is Professor Emeritus of Diplomatic History at Purdue University, U.S.A.

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