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HIST 211: The Viet Nam Wars (HC): Background Information

History 211: The Viet Nam Wars (Nguyen) Fall 2018

Vietnamese Villagers


Families being airlifted to a safer area following an attack on their village, March 1966  (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

Background Information- The Vietnam War

The following sources provide overviews of Asian history.  They are a quick way to find out the basic facts and recent scholarly interpretations.

When using an article in an encyclopedia or handbook, always check the bibliography for further reading at the end of the article. It will provide a selective list of the books, articles, and, frequently, Web resources considered to be the most up-to-date and reliable.

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