The United States in Vietnam / by George McTurnan Kahin and John W. Lewis.

; Lewis, John Wilson, 1930- author
New York : Dial Press, 1967.

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Other Authors Lewis, John Wilson, 1930-
Subjects Guerre du Viêt-nam, 1961-1975 -- États-Unis.
Politics and government
United States.
Vietnam -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975 -- Sources.
Vietnam -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975.
Vietnam -- Politics and government.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States -- Sources.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Viêt-nam -- Politique et gouvernement -- 1945-1975.
Series Dial report.
Description xiv, 465 pages : maps ; 21 cm.
Copyright Date 1967.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 446-454) and index.
Contents Historical background -- France and the Vietminh -- The Geneva Conference -- The emergence of two Vietnams -- The origins of the civil war -- Limited involvement -- Americanization of the war -- Escalation -- The response -- The unstable South -- China and Vietnam -- The global context -- Limits of power -- Appendices. Declaration of Independence of the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam (excerpts) ; Geneva agreements: A. Agreement on the cessation of hostilities in Viet Nam ; B. Final declaration of the Geneva Conference on the problem of restoring peace in Indo-China, in which the representatives of Cambodia, the Democratic Republic of Viet Nam, France, Laos, the People's Republic of China, the State of Viet Nam, the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, the United Kingdom, and the United States of America took part ; C. Extracts from verbatim record of eighth plenary session ; Southeast Asia Collective Defense Treaty ; Letter from President Eisenhower to President Diem, October 1, 1954 ; Declaration of former resistance fighters on the present situation in South Vietnam, March 1960 (excerpts) ; National Liberation Front (NLF): A. Resolution of the third national congress of the Vietnam Workers' Party on the tasks and line of the party in the new state, September 1960 (excerpts) ; B. The ten-point program of the NLF, December 20, 1960 (excerpts) ; Introduction to the U.S. Department of State white paper, 1961 ; National Liberation Front statement on situation after assassination of President Ngo Dinh Diem, November 8, 1963 (excerpts) ; Joint resolution, U.S. Congress ["Tonkin Gulf Resolution"], August 7, 1964 ; Introduction to U.S. Department of State white paper, 1965 ; Press conference by the UN Secretary-General U Thant, February 24, 1965 (excerpts) ; Statement by the National Liberation Front, March 22, 1965 (excerpts) ; President Johnson's Baltimore speech, April 7, 1965: A. Text of "Pattern for peace in Southeast Asia" ; B. Saigon's commentary: Communique of the Republic of Vietnam government ; Hanoi's Four points ; Republic of Vietnam decree law on pro-communist activities, May, 1965 ; Washington's Fourteen points, January 7, 1966 ; Ho Chi Minh's letter to communist leaders, January 24, 1966 ; Declaration of Honolulu, February 8, 1966.
Genre Sources.
Geographic Area Vietnam
United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)426360
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Kahin, George McTurnan.
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