Inventing Vietnam : the United States and State Building, 1954-1968 / James M. Carter.

This book considers the Vietnam war in light of U.S. foreign policy in Vietnam, concluding that the war was a direct result of failed state-building efforts. This U.S. nation building project began in the mid-1950s with the ambitious goal of creating a new independent, democratic, modern state belo...

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Main Author: Carter, James M., 1968-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2008.
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