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With more than 900 entries and 200 primary source documents, this authoritative three-volume encyclopedia details early US involvement in Vietnam, examines key figures and battles in the conflict, and looks at Vietnam since 1975
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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.
"Providing interesting, well-researched articles . . . this is a fine reference work that should be on every library shelf. . . . The best there is on the subject." - School Library Journal||"A remarkable resource. . . . Nearly 1000 entries by over 138 contributors—with documents from all periods and sources, some never seen before, make this encyclopedia a central resource for information and analysis of this turning point in modern history. . . . [Coverage] as extensive as anything we'll likely see in several years." - Library Journal||"Given the quality of this set and the importance of its subject, both academic and large public libraries will find it a necessary addition." - Against the Grain