Encyclopedia of the Vietnam War : a political, social, and military history /
|Imprint:||Santa Barbara, Calif. : ABC-CLIO, c1998.|
|Description:||3 v. (lii, 1196 p.) : ill., maps ; 29 cm.|
|Subject:||Vietnam War (1961-1975)|
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Encyclopedias.
|URL for this record:||http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/3689987|
The largest and most comprehensive study to date of one of the longest and most divisive conflicts in U.S. history.
ABC-CLIO presents the largest and most comprehensive study to date of the wars in Vietnam. This authoritative, three volume masterwork details early U.S. involvement in Vietnam and brings Vietnamese history to the present with discussions of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam from 1975 through 1997.
Students and researchers will find that this comprehensive work includes more coverage of diverse topics, and more information on individual Vietnamese and American participants and earlier, relevant periods in Vietnamese history, than any other encyclopedia of its kind.
* Over 900 A-Z entries with extensive cross references after each entry
* Biographies of key Vietnamese and American participants
* 200 primary source documents
* 150 illustrations and 22 maps
|Physical Description:||3 v. (lii, 1196 p.) : ill., maps ; 29 cm.|
|Bibliography:||Includes bibliographical references and index.|
|ISBN:||0874369835 (set : alk. paper)|