Where the Domino Fell
Where the Domino Fell recounts the history of American involvement in Vietnam from the end of World War II, clarifying the political aims, military strategy, and social and economic factors that contributed to the participants' actions.
- Provides an accessible, concise narrative history of the Vietnam conflict
- A new final chapter examines Vietnam through the lens of Oliver Stone’s films and opens up a discussion of the War in popular culture
- A chronology, a glossary, and a bibliography all serve as helpful reference points for students
Olson (history, Sam Houston State U.) and Roberts (history, Purdue U.) offer a concise history of American involvement in Vietnam. They review the politics, military strategy, and social and economic factors that contributed to how the United States got into the Vietnam War, how the US fought the war, and how it reacted to its failure to win. This revised edition includes a new chapter discussing the American experience in Vietnam through the films of Oliver Stone. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
America and Vietnam, 1945-1995
The first Indochina War, 1945-1954
The making of a quagmire, 1954-1960
The new frontier in Vietnam, 1961-1963
Planning a tragedy, 1963-1965
Into the abyss, 1965-1966
The mirage of progress, 1966-1967
Tet and the year of the monkey, 1968
The beginning of the end, 1969-1970
The fall of South Vietnam, 1970-1975
Distorted images, missed opportunities, 1975-1995
Oliver Stone's Vietnam
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