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The lessons and legacies of the Vietnam War

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Influence.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Veterans -- United States.,
    • United States -- History -- 1969-

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Statementedited with introductions by Walter L. Hixson.
      SeriesThe United States and the Vietnam War : significant scholarly articles ;, 5, United States and the Vietnam War ;, 5.
      ContributionsHixson, Walter L.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .L45 2000
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 328 p. :
      Number of Pages328
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6782138M
      ISBN 10081533530X, 0815335350
      LC Control Number00030857

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"The lessons, legacies, and implications for future conflicts are the purpose of this collection of work on The American War in Vietnam This is an assemblage of ten superb papers which outline why America failed in Vietnam it is a compilation of the personal The lessons and legacies of the Vietnam War book of nine authors (scholars, soldiers, and airmen) on different aspects of the by: 1.

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This is an assemblage of ten superb papers which outline why America failed in Vietnam. The essays in this book offer a series of perspectives on connections and parallels between the Vietnam War and the invasion of, and conflict in, Iraq. The contributors particularly examine the impact of the Vietnam analogy on the War in Iraq, assessing the military tactical lessons learned from the Vietnam War and exploring the influence and persistence of its legacy in US Cited by: In this book Thomas S.

Helling, a surgeon at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and veteran of the Army Medical Corps, looks at the hell of war through a special—and very specific—lens: the medical care provided to America’s soldiers and marines on the battlefields of Bataan (–), Anzio (), Bastogne (), Chosin (), and Khe Sanh ().

ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: The economic crisis of and the waning of the "American century" / Robert M.

Collins --"Peoples quite apart": Americans, South Vietnamese, and the war in Vietnam / George C. Herring --The "Vietnam syndrome" and American foreign policy /.

The essays in this book offer a series of perspectives on connections and parallels between the Vietnam War and the invasion of, and conflict in, Iraq. The contributors particularly examine the impact of the Vietnam analogy on the War in Iraq, assessing the military tactical lessons learned from the Vietnam War and exploring the influence and persistence of its legacy in US politics, culture and diplomacy.

One of the war’s enduring legacies is the way it has inspired its veterans, its victims and its historians to try to piece together a portrait of what actually happened – an ongoing process.

‘Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam,’ by Fredrik Logevall Fredrik Logevall’s book focuses on the French conflict in Vietnam at the end of World War II and the beginning of the American one in The Times review called the book “excellent” and “comprehensive,” Author: Susan Ellingwood.

8 Essential Lessons We Learned From the Vietnam Antiwar Movement. The Vietnam War is back, suddenly re-appearing in public consciousness on the 50th anniversary of the US escalation and 40thanniversary of the The lessons and legacies of the Vietnam War book end.

In late April PBS aired several documentaries on the war—including My Lai Massacre, Last Days in Vietnam and The Draft. The Vietnam War and Its Impact - Lessons and legacies There may be no phrase more overused in foreign policy discussions The lessons and legacies of the Vietnam War book analyses since the s than "the lessons of Vietnam." Nonetheless, exactly what those The lessons and legacies of the Vietnam War book are have been hotly debated.

The Vietnam War – Legacies and Lessons. The Vietnam War used to be described as the longest in American history, before involvement in. Regret to Inform is, at its heart, the story of one woman's journey to find answers about her husband's death, and to come to terms with the legacies of war in her life and the lives of other war widows.

The film raises important questions about memory, historical legacy. Cyr: Legacies and lessons from the Vietnam War Monuments serve only as backdrop to the effectiveness of society, a human challenge for everyone.

Aiding veterans is human work, encouraged but not. The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction.

A slew of war memoirs stand with the best writing of that genre. Lesson Objectives • Begin to understand the lingering issues of the Vietnam War that continue to divide the American people.

• Understand the impact of the draft on the outcome of the Vietnam War. • Be able to describe the lessons of the war in Southeast Asia. Vietnam-Lessons and Legacies of War - Free download as Powerpoint Presentation .ppt), PDF File .pdf), Text File .txt) or view presentation slides online.5/5(1).

?The lessons, legacies, and implications for future conflicts are the purpose of this collection of work on The American War in Vietnam This is an assemblage of ten superb papers which outline why America failed in Vietnam it is a compilation of the personal views of nine authors (scholars, soldiers, and airmen) on different aspects of the war.

Legacies of War is guided by four central goals: Raise awareness in the U.S. and broader international community about Laos and the legacies of the Vietnam War-era bombing. Advocate for increased U.S. and international support for the clearance of UXO in Laos and greater assistance to bombing survivors.

On Display - The Vietnam War: Lessons and Legacies Through the month of October, the University of Nebraska Omaha (UNO)'s Criss Library will feature "The Vietnam War on Display" exhibit - a display of historical artifacts, books, magazines, and newspapers.

Still, the most obvious lesson of Vietnam is the one hardly ever acknowledged: the terrible price paid—human as well as strategic—when America loses a war. If this lesson of the Vietnam War is. On May 1,five Vietnam War experts--Brian Balogh, Robert K. Brigham, George C. Herring, Charles E. Neu and Robert S.

McNamara--presented papers at a Johns Hopkins University symposium on that war's legacies. This book contains essays based /5(3). The decision of President Johnson to commit America to a major war without the consent of Congress was another major controversy resulting from the Vietnam War.

Congress corrected the situation with the War Powers Act * inbut this law itself has been the focus of debate in recent years over U.S. operations around the world. Despite many of these sharp political differences, however, their service in Vietnam in the late s suggests three common lessons and legacies from that tragic war that are likely to influence.

About American Reckoning. The critically acclaimed author of Patriots offers profound insight into Vietnam’s place in America’s self-image How did the Vietnam War change the way we think of ourselves as a people and a nation.

In American Reckoning, Christian G. Appy—author of Patriots, the widely praised oral history of the Vietnam War—examines the war’s realities and myths and its. This text book on the Vietnam War is to be used in teaching high students. Each of the volume's 12 chapters is a self-contained unit on an aspect of the War.

The chapters are: (1) Introduction to Vietnam: land, history, and culture; (2) America at war in Vietnam: decisions and consequences; (3) Was the Vietnam War legal. Legacies of War (Legacies) is a non-profit, non-partisan project dedicated to raising awareness about the history of the Vietnam War-era bombing during the Secret War in Laos.

Through the use of art, culture, education, and advocacy Legacies works towards the clearance of unexploded ordnance (UXO), providing medical services for victims of UXO, and promoting a lasting legacy of peace and hope Founder: Channapha Khamvongsa.

The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.

Boi is in the U.S. this month to speak about his work to scientists, students and journalists. Last night George Lerner and I joined with Mr. Boi and Susan Hammond of the War Legacies Project for an informal discussion of Agent Orange in Vietnam at Columbia University's Center for Environmental Research and Conservation.

The essays in this book offer a series of perspectives on connections and parallels between the Vietnam War and the invasion of, and conflict in, Iraq. The contributors particularly examine the impact of the Vietnam analogy on the War in Iraq, assessing the military tactical lessons learned from the Vietnam War and exploring the influence Pages:   Memorial Day provides a particularly appropriate time for reflection on lessons learned during the Vietnam War, which resulted in the deaths of.

The Vietnam War used to be described as the longest in American history, before involvement in Afghanistan, and the conflict remains especially costly. More than million Americans served in. Eventbrite - The Madison Club presents Who'll Stop the Rain: Lessons, Legacies, and Melodies of the Vietnam War - Wednesday, Ap at The Madison Club, Madison, WI.

Find event and ticket information. Origins of the Vietnam War Quiz (CWA ), using their notes and sources. Circulate throughout the class to support students and correct any individual misunderstandings. Review as a class using. Origins of the Vietnam War Quiz Key (CWA K) as needed.

Page 2 Cold War America Lesson #4: The Vietnam War. Some Legacies and Lessons of Vietnam and it now seems appropriate to examine some of the major consequences of the war, its impact, its legacies.

I do this not, as is so often done, to find renewed justification for the war or to show once and for all that we were wrong to get involved but to establish an admittedly crude historical record.

The main lessons drawn by the panel members seem to be that war is bad, peace is good, and social activists can transcend the poisonous legacy of Vietnam by local action on behalf of good causes. In sum, the filmmakers have produced a well-meant but confusing mishmash that has no educational : Stephen Pelz.

The Vietnam War - legacies and lessons By Arthur I. Cyr Guest columnist The Vietnam War used to be described as the longest in American history, before involvement in Afghanistan, and the. Iraq and Vietnam: Military Lessons and Legacies "Richard Lock-Pullan" 5. 'A National Symphony of Theft, Corruption and Bribery:' Anatomy of State Building from Iraq to Vietnam "James M.

Carter" 6. "Vietnam", Victory Culture and Iraq: Struggling with Lessons, Constraints and Credibility from Saigon to Falluja "David Ryan" 7. In OctoberUNO hosted a special event exploring the impact of the Vietnam War, in partnership with former Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel.

The symposium featured experts, including many who courageously served the U.S. in Vietnam, discussing the lessons and legacies of the war from a. The Vietnam War used to be described as the longest in American history, before involvement in Afghanistan, and the conflict remains especially costly.

Over 2, Americans served in. PBS Documentary Producer Headlines Vietnam Symposium at the National Infantry Museum The public is invited to a day-long symposium at the National Infantry Museum and Soldier Center exploring still-debated issues surrounding the Vietnam War.

Vietnam: Lessons and Legacies will be held Saturday, Janu from 9am to 4pm at the museum. Lynn Novick, co-director with Ken. Stanford Libraries' official pdf search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

Legacies of the Vietnam War in SearchWorks catalog Skip to .Efforts to download pdf the impact of the Vietnam War on America began soon after it ended, and they continue to the present day.

In After Vietnam four distinguished scholars focus on different elements of the war's legacy, while one of the major architects of the conflict, former defense secretary Robert S.

McNamara, contributes a final chapter pondering foreign policy issues of the twenty.The Vietnam War also proved ebook, for all its power, America can be defeated. One ebook of that war is that if one creates enemies faster than one kills them, one is bound to lose. A legacy of the Vietnam War for the United States and the world might be that America's leaders recognize this truism and begin belatedly to act on it.