Published January 1989
by United States Government Printing .
Written in English
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In The Control War, Martin Clemis presents a two part study of the struggle to control the ground during the Vietnam War. According to Clemis, the Second Indochina War contestants struggle for control in “the villages and hamlets of rural South Vietnam was part of a political and military contest whose origins lay in the desire to construct a ‘modern’ nation-state (Clemis, ).”/5(2). Vietnam War Books: Fiction The Sympathizer by Viet Thang Nguyen. Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, this debut novel could fit into half a dozen genres of Vietnam war books from war narrative to immigrant story, from mystery to political, from . "Nguyen's book is a welcome and important contribution to the study of the Vietnam War, the South Vietnamese state and society, and the post Vietnamese diaspora. It is also a fine example of the use of personal testimony to explore the complex and ongoing interplay between history and memory."Cited by: 4. Thanks to a “South Vietnamese turn” in the study of the Vietnam War, they are beginning—slowly—to shed this burden. Nathalie Huynh Chau Nguyen’s new book, South Vietnamese Soldiers: Memories of the Vietnam War and After, is a contribution to this process. Nguyen’s book draws on 54 oral history interviews with veterans of the.
The book is “not only a splendid account of a conflict often forgotten in the aftermath of America’s war in Vietnam, but it also speaks to the debate that continues to rage among military experts on the nature of the two wars in Indochina and the proper ways to fight them,” wrote George Herring, the author of America’s Longest War. The final book on your list of books about the Vietnam War is Days. This was a book I read before I went to Vietnam and it was written by an army doctor who wasn’t even there. I think he was in Japan. But what he did was he interviewed the people he was treating and it was one of the great examples of breaking through the statistics. In the Fiction section, you will find the best books on Vietnam war, other Vietnam bestseller novels as well as novels set in Vietnam. One of my favourites from this list is ‘The Beauty of Humanity Movement’, it might be an oldie but it is a great book that tells an interesting story about key characters and their lives in old Vietnam. Saigon at War South Vietnam and the Global Sixties. Get access. Buy the print book Check if you have access via personal or institutional login. Log in Register. Email your librarian or administrator to recommend adding this book to your organisation's collection. Saigon at War.
Books Advanced Search New Releases Best Sellers & More Children's Books Textbooks Textbook Rentals Best Books of the Month Vietnam War History See product details. Stephen E. Atkins - WRITING THE WAR - MY TEN MONTHS IN THE JUNGLES, STREETS AND PADDIES OF SOUTH VIETNAM, McFarland Publishing - ISBN# - BRAND NEW Full-Sized Laminated Softcover - pp - Index - Order of Battle - Photos - The author of this Vietnam War memoir was drafted in November just before completion of his Ph.D. work in French history . UPDATE: After we posted this article, Times readers weighed in with their favorite books on the Vietnam War. These 10 books, in addition to the ones below, were recommended multiple times. Vietnam War Chiến tranh Việt Nam (); Part of the Indochina Wars and the Cold War: Clockwise, from top left: U.S. combat operations in Ia Đrăng, ARVN Rangers defending Saigon during the Tết Offensive, two A-4C Skyhawks after the Gulf of Tonkin incident, ARVN recapture Quảng Trị during the Easter Offensive, civilians fleeing the Battle of Quảng Trị, and burial of Location: South Vietnam, North Vietnam, .