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The irony of Vietnam

the system worked

by Leslie H. Gelb

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Vietnam
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
    • United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam,
    • Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementLeslie H. Gelb with Richard K. Betts.
      ContributionsBetts, Richard K., 1947- joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE183.8.V5 G4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 387 p. ;
      Number of Pages387
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4736461M
      ISBN 100815730721, 0815730713
      LC Control Number78026563


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