TITLE

Refighting Vietnam in the History Books: The Historiography of the War

AUTHOR(S)
Catton, Philip E.
PUB. DATE
October 2004
SOURCE
OAH Magazine of History;Oct2004, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details the latest developments in the historiography of the Vietnam War and ongoing debate surrounding its significance. Important questions that remain unanswered because most scholars have focused only on the American aspects of the war; Need for a new "Cold War" history, emphasizing multi-archival research and foreign language sources; Best corrective to Americans' preoccupation with what Vietnam "did to us."
ACCESSION #
15324340

 

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