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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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  • 12 Currently reading

Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States.

    • 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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