Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War

Author by : Spencer Tucker
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Description : "This encyclopedia is unique for its comprehensive coverage of the military, social, and political aspects of the Vietnam War. There are clear articles on military tactics and weapon systems, detailed biographies with particularly thorough coverage of the Communist leaders analytical articles describing the contributions of various nations, antiwar movement, and military strategy. Each entry has a substantial bibliography, as well as see-also references. Volume three consists of a documentary history of the war, including government memos, military telegrams, speeches, policy statements, and the logs of phone conversations. The comprehensive scope and depth of this encyclopedia make it a valuable addition to any academic or public library."--"Outstanding Reference Sources : the 1999 Selection of New Titles", American Libraries, May 1999. Comp. by the Reference Sources Committee, RUSA, ALA.


The Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War A Political Social And Military History 2nd Edition 4 Volumes

Author by : Spencer C. Tucker
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Now in its second edition, this comprehensive study of the Vietnam War sheds more light on the longest and one of the most controversial conflicts in U.S. history. • Includes many photographs and illustrations that bring the Vietnam War to life • Contains more than 200 primary sources in a separate documents volume, with full introductions for each • Presents an extensive chronology of historic events and a glossary of terms • Provides cross-references and bibliographies that facilitate further research


Encyclopedia Of The Vietnam War

Author by : Spencer C. Tucker
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Publisher by : Oxford University Press, USA
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Description : A thorough, single-volume reference to the Vietnam War covers a sweeping array of topics, from weapons and strategy to film versions of the war and post traumatic stress disorder. Reprint.


The Cold War The Definitive Encyclopedia And Document Collection 5 Volumes

Author by : Spencer C. Tucker
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Description : This sweeping reference work covers every aspect of the Cold War, from its ignition in the ashes of World War II, through the Berlin Wall and the Cuban Missile Crisis, to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. The Cold War superpower face-off between the Soviet Union and the United States dominated international affairs in the second half of the 20th century and still reverberates around the world today. This comprehensive and insightful multivolume set provides authoritative entries on all aspects of this world-changing event, including wars, new military technologies, diplomatic initiatives, espionage activities, important individuals and organizations, economic developments, societal and cultural events, and more. This expansive coverage provides readers with the necessary context to understand the many facets of this complex conflict. The work begins with a preface and introduction and then offers illuminating introductory essays on the origins and course of the Cold War, which are followed by some 1,500 entries on key individuals, wars, battles, weapons systems, diplomacy, politics, economics, and art and culture. Each entry has cross-references and a list of books for further reading. The text includes more than 100 key primary source documents, a detailed chronology, a glossary, and a selective bibliography. Numerous illustrations and maps are inset throughout to provide additional context to the material. Includes more than 1,500 entries covering all facets of the Cold War from its origins to its aftermath, including all political, diplomatic, military, social, economic, and cultural aspects Incorporates the scholarship of more than 200 internationally recognized contributors from around the world, many writing about events and issues from the perspective of their country of origin Offers more than 100 original documents—a collection that draws heavily on material from archives in China, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union Provides hundreds of powerful images and dozens of informative maps detailing specific military conflicts and movements of various groups Includes a detailed chronology of important events that occurred before, during, and after the Cold War


Choice

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The War In Vietnam

Author by : Anthony O. Edmonds
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Publisher by : Greenwood
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Description : Examines the causes and legacy of the war, using a chronology, biographical sketches, primary documents, and an annotated bibliography.


Armor

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Political Groups Parties And Organizations That Shaped America An Encyclopedia And Document Collection 3 Volumes

Author by : Scott H. Ainsworth Ph.D.
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : This three-volume set explores the multiple roles that parties and interest groups have played in American politics from the nation's beginnings to the present. • Provides expert analysis of the emergence and effect of parties and interest groups on the American political system • Offers a broader and more complete understanding of both parties and interest groups in American politics than has been offered previously • Helps readers to move beyond an event-driven knowledge of parties and interest groups to explore the systematic and structural bases for interest group and party behavior • Includes primary source documents that allow readers to discover for themselves the means by which groups or parties place items on the public agenda and thereby come to (or sometimes fail to) shape our governmental system


Encyclopedia Of The Cold War

Author by : Spencer Tucker
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Publisher by : Abc-Clio Incorporated
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Description : Offers alphabetical entries on the ideologies, organizations, events, and prominent people associated with the Cold War, along with essays, primary documents, a chronology, a bibliography, and a glossary.


Encyclopedia Of The Veteran In America

Author by : William Pencak
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : A comprehensive encyclopedia that describes the experiences of American veterans from the Revolutionary War to the present. * Presents essays from 30 contributing scholars from a variety of disciplines, many who are themselves veterans * Contains 35 primary documents, including poems by and about and tributes to veterans, recent Congressional testimony by veterans about their problems, and descriptions of their activities * Offers a timeline of relevant events, including founding dates of major veterans organizations and dates of major veterans legislation * Provides illustrations of veterans engaging in political or ceremonial activity and illustrations of monuments and memorials * Includes a bibliography of both general items and those relevant for each war/conflict


Senior High School Library Catalog

Author by : H.W. Wilson Company
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Description : Each vol. is divided into 2 parts 1st-7th ed.: Dictionary catalog and Classified catalog; 8th-9th ed. have 3rd. part: Directory of publishers.


Encyclopedia Of The American Military

Author by : John E. Jessup
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Publisher by : Charles Scribners Sons/Reference
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Description : Looks at American military policy and history


Reference Books Bulletin

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The Software Encyclopedia

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Vietnam Zippos

Author by : Sherry Buchanan
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Description : Describes how the Zippo lighter became a talisman, companion, and symbol for American soldiers during their tours of duty in Vietnam, in a volume that includes an array of images that reveal how Zippo lighters were used and how they served as a canvas for personal and political expression during the height of the war, from 1965 to 1973.


Encyclopedia Of Media And Propaganda In Wartime America

Author by : Martin J. Manning
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Publisher by : ABC-CLIO
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Description : Presents reference entries on the impact of propaganda on American war efforts, from the American Revolution up to the present day conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Encyclopedia Of War And American Society

Author by : Peter Karsten
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Publisher by : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
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Description : The impact of war on American society has been extensive throughout our nation's history. War has transformed economic patterns, government policy, public sentiments, social trends and cultural expression. SAGE Reference is proud to announce the Encyclopedia of War and American Society. This Encyclopedia is a comprehensive, highly-credentialed multidisciplinary historical work that examines the numerous ways wars affect societies. The three volumes cover a wide range of general thematic categories, issues, and topics that address not only the geopolitical effects of war, but also show how the U.S. engagement in national and international conflicts has affected the social and cultural arena. Key Features Explores and analyzes three types of effects of war—direct effects, interactive relationships, and indirect effects—to illustrate the range of connections between war and American society Probes the correlations between our wartime expeditions and the experiences of the greater American society not limited to just the war years but also demonstrates how the wartime event impacted society after the conflicts ended Offers readers a host of documents including passages from letters, diaries, autobiographies, official documents, novels, poems, songs, and cartoons, as well as images, graphs, and a number of tables of relevant data, surveys, and public opinion polls to extend their research capabilities Concentrates mostly on the last 100 years to give more coverage on this often neglected wartime era Key Themes Arts and Culture Civil-Military Relations Economy and Labor Education (both military and civilian) Environment and Health Journalism and Media Law and Justice Military Leaders and Figures Planning, Command and Control Race, Gender, and Ethnicity Religion Science and Technology Veterans' Issues and Experiences The Wars themselves and their civilian and military leaders The Encyclopedia of War and American Society is a must-have reference for all academic libraries as well as a welcome addition to any social science reference collection.


Encyclopedia Of International Media And Communications

Author by : Donald H. Johnston
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Publisher by : San Diego, Calif. : Academic Press
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Description : Explores the ways that editorial content--from journalism and scholarship to films and infomercials--is developed, presented, stored, analyzed, and regulated around the world. Provides perspective and context about content, delivery systems, and their myriad relationships, as well as clearly drawn avenues for further research.


Encyclopedia Of World War Ii

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Publisher by : Abc-Clio Incorporated
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Description : An unprecedented achievement in publishing—a multivolume encyclopedic resource, for both the general reader and specialist—on the central conflict of the 20th century,The Encyclopedia of World War II covers the entire scope of the Second World War from its earliest roots to its continuing impact on global politics and human society.


Cold War

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Publisher by : Abc-Clio Incorporated
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Description : Presents nearly 176 documents and over a thousand entries covering all aspects of the Cold War from its origins to its aftermath, including political, military, social, diplomatic, economic, and biographical entries.


Library Media Connection

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Library Journal

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Encyclopedia Of Women S Associations Worldwide

Author by : Lesley Ripley Greenfield
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Publisher by : Gale / Cengage Learning
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Description : Directs the reader to 6000 organizations throughout the world concerning women and women's issues. Coverage includes groups focusing on such topics as breast cancer, divorce, reproductive rights and right-to-life, rape, domestic violence, and family, parent and infant issues.


The World Book Encyclopedia

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Description : An encyclopedia designed especially to meet the needs of elementary, junior high, and senior high school students.