1st Edition

The Origins of the Vietnam War

ISBN 9780582319189
Published September 6, 2001 by Routledge
174 Pages

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Book Description

Why did the US make a commitment to an independent South Vietnam? Could a major war have been averted? Fredrik Logevall provides a concise, comprehensive and accessible introduction to the origins of the Vietnam War from the end of the Indochina War in 1954 to the eruption of full-scale war in 1965, and places events against their full international background.