Iraq and Vietnam

Endless Recurrence or Stirrings Still?

Author: David Ryan and David Fitzgerald

Abstract:

In this essay the authors survey eighteen recently published books (see list of books on p. 622) to illuminate and analyze some of the dominant issues addressed in the sub-field of Vietnam-Iraq literature: lessons and analogies, unfinished wars, the rush to war, militarism, public opinion, and the media, deception, counterinsurgency, notions of victory and exit strategies, credibility, and empire.

 


Countries: Vietnam
Topics: Imperialism

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December 2009
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