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Vietnam. A History. The First Complete Account of Vietnam at War

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DSC01522Stanley Karnow. Penguin Books, New York 1984. Con abundancia de fotografías. Tapa Blanda, 752 Págs. ISBN 0140073248. Estado: Muy Bueno.

This monumental narrative clarifies, analyzes, and demystifies the tragic ordeal of the Vietnam War. Free of ideological bias, profound in its understanding, and compassionate in its human portrayals, it is filled with fresh revelations drawn from secret documents and from exclusive interviews with the participants-French, American, Vietnamese, Chinese; diplomats, military commanders, high government officials; journalists, nurses, workers, soldiers. Book Description: This monumental narrative clarifies, analyses and demystifies the terrible ordeal of the Vietnam war. Free of ideological bias, profound in its understanding and compassionate in its portrayal of humanity, it is filled with fresh revelations drawn from secret documents and from exclusive interviews with the participants – French, American, Vietnamese, Chinese: diplomats, military commanders, high government officials, journalists, nurses, workers and soldiers. : The Vietnam war was the most convulsive tragedy of recent times. This is its definitive history. –: Review: «The most comprehensive, up-to-date and balanced account» (Boston Globe): «It has deservedly superseded all earlier books to become the standard reference work on the war» (Philadelphia Inquirer): «Even those of us who think we know something about it will read with fascination» (New York Times): «So comprehensive and so dispassionate. History writing at its best» (Chicago Sun-Times) — : Book Description: ‘A landmark work. Exceptionally well researched and well written, it is the most complete account to date of the Vietnam tragedy’ Washington Post Book World

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