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Vietnam, a history

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Published by Viking in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

  • United States,
  • Vietnam,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
    • United States -- History -- 1945-,
    • Vietnam -- History -- 1858-1945,
    • Vietnam -- History -- 1945-1975

    • Edition Notes

      StatementStanley Karnow.
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .K37 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 768 p. :
      Number of Pages768
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1533367M
      ISBN 100140145338
      LC Control Number91011088

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