Magnificent Marvel Supersale
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Lists | April 3, 2015

    David Shields and Elizabeth Cooperman: IMG 50 Books of Literary Collage



    We cowrote and coedited Life Is Short — Art Is Shorter: In Praise of Brevity. We're interested in brief prose (short-shorts and mini-essays),... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$8.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Hawthorne Military- Vietnam War

The Pentagon Papers

by

The Pentagon Papers Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

This book provides a brief and manageable collection of the most important documents on U.S. policymaking in the Vietnam War between 1950 and 1968. Edited by the foremost Vietnam historian, this supplementary text can be used in conjunction with any history of the Vietnam war--Herring's own America's Longest War, for example.

About the Author

George C. Herring is Alumni Professor of history at the University of Kentucky. He received his Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia and taught at Ohio University before moving to the University of Kentucky. He is the author of numerous books, articles, and essays, including The Secret Diplomacy of the Vietnam War: The Negotiating Volumes of the Pentagon Papers (1983) and LBJ and Vietnam: A Different Kind of War (1994). He served as editor of the scholarly journal Diplomatic History from 1982 to 1986 and was President of the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations in 1990. In 1991, he served as Visiting Fulbright Scholar at the University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand and from 1993 to 1994, he was Visiting Professor of History at the U.S. Military Academy, West Point.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1: The Origins of Involvement, 1950-1960

CHAPTER 2: John F. Kennedy and the Escalation of War, 1961-1963

CHAPTER 3: Graduated Response, 1963-1965

CHAPTER 4: America goes to War, 1965

CHAPTER 5: Stalemate,1965-1966

CHAPTER 6: The 1967 Policy Debate

CHAPTER 7: The TET Offensive and the End of Escalation

Product Details

ISBN:
9780070283800
Editor:
Herring, George C.
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua
Editor:
Herring, George C.
Author:
Herring George
Author:
Herring, George
Author:
Herring, George C.
Location:
New York :
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Politics and government
Subject:
United States - General
Subject:
International Relations
Subject:
United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Military - Vietnam War
Subject:
Vietnamese conflict, 1961-1975
Subject:
Vietnam
Subject:
Vietnamese Conflict, 19
Subject:
International Relations - General
Subject:
War,Escalation,Graduated Response,Kennedy,John,Involvement,Origins,Pentagon Papers,Policy Debate,Stalemate,America
Subject:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Subject:
United States Foreign relations Vietnam.
Subject:
Politics-United States Foreign Policy
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1
Edition Description:
Abridged
Series Volume:
187
Publication Date:
January 1993
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
224
Dimensions:
8.35x5.48x.54 in. .57 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. Company Aytch Used Mass Market $5.95
  2. America in search of itself :the... Used Trade Paper $4.50
  3. Crime of the Century the Kennedy 2ND... Used Trade Paper $10.00
  4. The day the presses stopped :a... Used Hardcover $5.95
  5. The Lion's Pride: Theodore Roosevelt... Used Hardcover $7.95
  6. Nouveau Dictionnaire D'Histoire... New Trade Paper $44.75

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Military » Vietnam War
History and Social Science » Politics » United States » Foreign Policy
History and Social Science » US History » 1960 to 1980
History and Social Science » US History » 20th Century » General
History and Social Science » US History » General
Science and Mathematics » Materials Science » General

The Pentagon Papers Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$8.50 In Stock
Product details 224 pages McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Langua - English 9780070283800 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.