The Vietnam War: An International History in Documents (Paperback)
The Vietnam War: An International History in Documents places America's most controversial conflict in a broad, international context that reflects the experiences of North and South Vietnam, China, and European nations, as well as the United States. Featuring newly available material, this brief collection of primary-source documents includes several never-before published and freshly translated diplomatic documents, social and cultural commentaries, memoirs, cartoons, posters, and photos. Mark Atwood Lawrence enables students to compare and contrast different vantage points on the war and to appreciate the conflict in all of its complexity.
Mark Atwood Lawrence is Associate Professor of History and Distinguished Fellow at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law at the University of Texas at Austin. He is the author of The Vietnam War: A Concise International History (OUP, 2008) and Assuming the Burden: Europe and the American Commitment to War in Vietnam (2005). He is also coeditor of The First Indochina War: Colonial Conflict and Cold War Crisis (2007).