Vietnam's Southern Revolution: From Peasant Insurrection to Total War

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In Vietnam, the American government vowed to win the "hearts and minds" of the people. On the other side, among those who led and sympathized with the insurgents, the term "people's war" gained a wide currency. Yet while much has been written about those who professed to speak for the Vietnamese population, we know surprisingly little about the everyday life of the peasants who made up the bulk of the country's inhabitants. This book illuminates that subject. Drawing on a wide range of sources, including interviews ...

Vietnam's Southern Revolution: From Peasant Insurrection to Total War 2008, University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst

ISBN-13: 9781558496927

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