Vietnam: A History of the War by Russell FreedmanVietnam: A History of the War by Russell Freedman

Vietnam: A History of the War

byRussell Freedman

Hardcover | August 30, 2016

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In an enthralling book, Newbery Medalist Russell Freedman provides a succinct account of perhaps the most puzzling and contentious of America’s wars. Describing how a superpower caught up in Cold War politics became increasingly enmeshed in a conflict over 8,000 miles away, he then explains why twenty years later an exit was so difficult. In words and photographs he chronicles the unfolding events in Vietnam and at home as increasing numbers of young men were sent into the jungles to fight. After assessing the catastrophic damage, Freedman concludes the book with a hopeful epilogue on Vietnam today. A glossary, source notes, bibliography and index are included.
Russell Freedman is well known for his riveting biographies and masterful accounts of the history of the United States. One of the most honored writers for children, his many awards include the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award and a National Humanities...
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Title:Vietnam: A History of the WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:160 pages, 10.35 × 7.4 × 0.64 inPublished:August 30, 2016Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0823436586

ISBN - 13:9780823436583

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