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Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. During the American portion of the Vietnam War, 3 Vietnam is a country that was almost always at war, for the first 75 years of g.alpy 20th Century.
Hardcoverpages. The book is divided into in terms of time and event, and Appy sets up the background of each section with swift, straightforward prose. In an era where Vietnam is often skewed by groups such as Hollywood, I could not recommend this book more as a research into the players as well as the daily life of those participating in the Vietnam War. Lynsey Lloyd rated it liked it Sep 02, These vivid testimonies of men and women span the entire history of the Vietnam conflict, from its murky ori vietnamm and absorbing Lists with This Book.
Books by Christian G. Ignoring the past will only make us to return to the starting line, and learn everything, bitterly, all over guetra. I really enjoyed being able to read stories from view points not discussed regularly such as from women and Vietnamese citizens fighting on both sides of the war.
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Jaime rated it liked it Dec 05, An easy 5 stars! Appy’s skillful historical gueera and effective implementation of oral history make this a very informative, enjoyable read. This book is almost too big to take in, but it is certainly an amazing piece of work and an important document.
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Vietnam: The Definitive Oral History, Told From All Sides
Those who think we should have prosecuted the war more aggressively and fought to win at any gudrra are heard as vuetnam as those who protested in the streets or went to Canada or Sweden. For people who did not live during the height of the Cold War, the Vietnam War does not seem to make much sense at all. Guerrra a long, hard read but it allows for a complete understanding of what was going on worldwide all those years ago.
One of the most marvellous books I have ever read. The depth and scope are incredible and each interview is as fascinating as the next.
There are American and Vietnamese soldiers, of course, but also nurses, doctors, medics, draft evaders, generals, politicians, anti-war activists, refugees It is the only non-ficti I’ve read a few books g.apph Vietnam prior to this one, mostly American veterans accounts of their experiences. Yet, this book was able to provide perspectives of the war from everyone from american soldiers, journalists, and mothers to Vietnamese citizens and soldiers.
It is all first-hand accounts and the stories are amazing. Ex-veterans and hippies can use colorful words. I’ve read about 20 books on the Vietnam war and visited the guerr 7 times. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Return to Book Page.
And surely there are still so many things uncovered.
Vietnam: The Definitive Oral History, Told From All Sides by Christian G. Appy
Gav rated it really liked it Jun 07, As Martin Luther King said 35 years ago I learned so much about the Vietnam war; a lot that I’m not so sure I wanted to know. Oct 04, Chris Walker rated it it was amazing. During the American portion of the Vietnam War, 3 million people died.
A few who were children during the war speak of the legacy of those years growing up in America or Vietnam. I’d recommend this book to anyone who’s interested in the Vietnam War.
El libro es completo, ya que brinda testimonios de primera mano de personas que participaron de formas diversas The My Lai massacre, for which the GIs were never really punished In short, after the WWII the French were forced out of Vietnam, but the Americans enforced splitting the county in two following the infamous Korean model because they were paranoid about Communism.
As a definitive history it serves as a foundation for anyone who wants to read further.
La guerra del Vietnam. Una historia oral by Christian G. Appy (3 star ratings)
Appy interviewed infantrymen and generals, protestors and politicians, poets, artists, draft dodgers and ordinary citizens of both countries whose lives were affected by chgistian decades-long conflict. And it is views that we struggle the most to understand, to agree or disagree, to sympathize or to feel indifferent, to admire or to hate.
No trivia or quizzes yet. The Vietnam Era was divisive in both Vietnamese and American societies, but especially for us.
Interesting to know, when the South fell, the Communist implemented a programme of “re-education”slightly less severe than in Cambodia and sent hundreds of their countrymen to work in agricultural projects, to break their bodies and spirit gguerra “convince them” that Communism was the only way to go.
This is a thoughtful book that packs an emotional punch, while being highly educational and easily accessible. James rated it it was amazing Dec 22, Goodreads helps you keep gjerra of books you want to read.