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Author Nguyen, Lien-Hang T., 1974-
Title Hanoi's war [electronic resource] : an international history of the war for peace in Vietnam / Lien-Hang T. Nguyen.
Published Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012.
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 Electronic Book  DS558.5 .N467 2012eb    ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 444 p.)
Series The new Cold War history
New Cold War history.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. The path to revolutionary war -- Le Duan's rise to power and the road to war -- Policing the state in a time of war -- 2. Breaking the stalemate -- The battle in Hanoi for the Tet Offensive -- To Paris and beyond -- 3. The pursuit of a chimeric victory -- Sideshows and main arenas -- Talking while fighting -- 4. The making of a faulty peace -- War against d├ętente -- War for peace.
Summary "While most historians of the Vietnam War focus on the origins of U.S. involvement and the Americanization of the conflict, Lien-Hang T. Nguyen examines the international context in which North Vietnamese leaders pursued the war and American intervention ended. This riveting narrative takes the reader from the marshy swamps of the Mekong Delta to the bomb-saturated Red River Delta, from the corridors of power in Hanoi and Saigon to the Nixon White House, and from the peace negotiations in Paris to high-level meetings in Beijing and Moscow, all to reveal that peace never had a chance in Vietnam."--Publisher's description.
Note Description based on print version record.
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Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Peace.
Politics and war -- Vietnam (Democratic Republic)
Related To Print version: Nguyen, Lien-Hang T., 1974- Hanoi's war. Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2012 9780807835517 (DLC) 2011051976 (OCoLC)756594355
ISBN 9780807882696 (electronic bk.)
0807882690 (electronic bk.)
9780807835517 (cloth : alk. paper)
080783551X (cloth : alk. paper)
OCLC number 794327652