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The Viet-Nam reader articles and documents on American foreign policy and the Viet-Nam crisis. by Marcus G. Raskin

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

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Places:

  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. 402-404.

StatementEdited by Marcus G. Raskin and Bernard B. Fall.
ContributionsFall, Bernard B., 1926-1967, joint ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS557.A6 R3
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 415 p.
Number of Pages415
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5952995M
LC Control Number65026331

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