Vietnam, a history

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Viking, Nov 23, 1991 - History - 768 pages
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Nice and extensive overview. - Goodreads
the final compendium about the Vietnam war history. - Goodreads
Great overview of American involvement. - Goodreads
An excellent overview of the history of Vietnam. - Goodreads
A wonderful overview of a very complex topic. - Goodreads

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"Vietnam" is a great book. I learned so many things, and not just about the war. I learned of a rather exotic and unique place in southeast Asia with a complex past. Stanley Karnow is a genuis, truly ... Read full review

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User Review  - Brom Kim - Goodreads

The definitive military history of Vietnam from ancient times to the 1990s, this stands out for it's breadth and depth as well as because the author was a journalist through the era, interviewed LBJ ... Read full review

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