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War comes to Long An

Jeffrey Race

War comes to Long An

revolutionary conflict in a Vietnamese province

by Jeffrey Race

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Published by University of California Press in Berkeley, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes index.

StatementJeffrey Race.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 299, [16] p. of plates :
Number of Pages299
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22118322M
ISBN 100520023617

  War Comes to Long An, Updated and Expanded by Jeffrey Race, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(48). War Comes to Long An. Two new forewords by Robert K. Brigham of Vassar College and Jeffrey Record of the Air War College explore the book's enduring influence. A new end chapter offers previously unpublished scholarship on the conflict. PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying reference material will be available in your.

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Long An province stretched from the border with Cambodia to the outskirts of Saigon. In hundreds of hours of interviews with government figures and Vietcong defectors, and thousands of pages /5.

This landmark study of the Vietnamese conflict, examined through the lens of the revolutionary and counter-revolutionary movements in the rural province of Long An up until American intervention in the area, offers a human, balanced, penetrating account of war.

Two new forewords by Robert K. Brigham of Vassar College and Jeffrey Record of the Air War College. It is unlikely that you will find Jeffery Race's "War Comes to Long An: Revolutionary Conflict in a Vietnamese Province" on the shelf in your local bookstore next to "We Were Soldiers Young" or "The Best and the Brightest" - but it may be one of the most insightful pieces ever written about the Vietnam War/5(10).

Jeffrey Race, War Comes to Long An: Revolutionary Conflict in a Vietnamese Province. Updated and expanded edition, with new forewords by Robert K. Brigham and Jeffrey Record. Berkeley: University of California Press, Pp. xxxiii, ; photographs, maps, tables, appendices, glossary, index.

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