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Impact of the Vietnam War

Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.

Impact of the Vietnam War

by Library of Congress. Foreign Affairs Division.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPrepared for the use of Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate.
    ContributionsUnited States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS557.A6 U536
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 36 p.
    Number of Pages36
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22256175M
    LC Control Number87781484

      rate prior to the war. The stock market rose during the war. • The Vietnam War was unlike World War II and the Korean War, as it ramped up slowly with American troop deployments starting in This war was largely funded by increases in tax rates, but also with an expansive monetary policy which then subsequently led to The economic impact of the war was felt in both nations, especially Vietnam, where years of sustained American bombing and defoliation caused inestimable damage to farmland and infrastructure. 5. The rise of communist regimes saw more than two million people flee south-east ://

      The often-unconscious and enduring impact of war is one of the driving forces of history. Yet these terrible costs and the lessons learned by psychiatry tend to be forgotten ().At a time when many nations are remembering the legacy of World War I, the greatest military conflagration in history, it is timely to reflect on what has been learnt about the impacts of war on mental :// Music is central to Ken Burns’s new Vietnam War documentary, with an original score accompanied by samples of the era’s most popular musicians, from the Rolling Stones to Bob ://

    2 days ago  This book happens to be one of the best novels about Vietnam and will give you some great insight into what it was like to be in this war! Book Synopsis: Fields of Fire is a brilliant book about the Vietnam War. The book includes some great observations and agonizing human truths about the nonstop combat of the war. The book looks at unformed   Summarizing mostly from Pilger again, the political background to the buildup of the Vietnam war is worth highlighting here: Having declared a policy of containing communism in Asia, the American government in gave $10 million to assist the French in winning back their colony in the North. Within four years the Americans were paying 78 percent of a colonial war directed by the same French


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In this work, Anthony Campagna focuses on one aspect of the war's consequences: its short- and long-term effects on the United States economy. Detailing both the identifiable costs and the economic benefits, Campagna examines the increasing influence the war Lasting for 20 years (), the Vietnam war, as bloody as any other wars, took away more than 2 millions lives, in which many of them were civilians.

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The saturation of horrifying images played an important role in shaping public opinion and awareness of the truth behind The Vietnam War has left many legacies. Among the most positive is an abundance of top-notch books, many written by veterans of the conflict. These include winners of National Book Awards and Pulitzer Prizes, both fiction and nonfiction.

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Discuss the impact of antiwar protest movements in the United States during the Vietnam War. How did U.S. foreign policy evolve from the end of World War II in to the end of the Vietnam War in. There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Slaughterhouse-Five, in that both books are What Was the Impact of the Vietnam War.

Lasting for 20 years (), the Vietnam War, as bloody as any other wars, took away more than 2 million lives, in which many of them were civilians. 3 million were wounded, and hundreds of thousands of children were left :// The economic consequences of the Vietnam war.

[Anthony S Campagna] The impact to the economic system is presented in a chronological fashion, and how, in the aftermath, it was permanently book Read more Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Subjects: Vietnam War, -- Economic aspects -- United In October,the Chinese Communists won the Civil War and established the People’s Republic of China (PRC) in the mainland China.

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Center for Strategic :// Perhaps the only decent thing to emerge from the Vietnam War is a body of literature unsurpassed by the writing that’s come out of any other war. Take World War II, for example. There is Catch, and Slaughterhouse Five, and these are classics to be sure.

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Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones, a professor of American history at the University of Edinburgh who studied at American universities during the war years, focuses on antiwar sentiment and activity as it flowed from four particular sectors of American society: students, African Americans, women, and the  › Books › History › Americas.

2 days ago  The Vietnam War Had its beginnings at the end of World War II. The outbreak of the war began when a French colony named Indochina, which included Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, was invaded by the Japanese during World War II. In response to the invasion of Japan, a Vietnamese nationalist movement called Viet Minh was formed inwhich was   Vietnam War was Senator William Fulbright, who was the Chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.

Historian William Berman took an in-depth look at the policies of Fulbright. The aim of his book was to illustrate the impact the Vietnam War had on Fulbright, and?article=&context=ehd_theses.

The Vietnam War was never a constitutionally declared war under Article 1, Section 8 of the U.S. Constitution.

Rather, it was a military action Congress gave President Lyndon Johnson the power to initiate with its passing of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution.

Johnson was not the first president, however, to send military personnel to Among the consequences of war, the impact on the mental health of the civilian population is one of the most significant.

Studies of the general population show a definite increase in the incidence and prevalence of mental disorders. Women are more affected than men. Other vulnerable groups are children, the elderly and the ://The Tet Offensive was a coordinated series of North Vietnamese attacks on more than cities and outposts in South Vietnam.

The offensive was an attempt to foment rebellion among the South