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This landmark study of the Vietnamese conflict, examined through the lens of the revolutionary and counter-revolutionary movements in the rural province of Long An up until American intervention in the area, offers a human, balanced, penetrating account of war. Two new forewords by Robert K. Brigham of Vassar College and Jeffrey Record of the Air War College explore the book's enduring influence. A new end chapter offers previously unpublished scholarship on the conflict.
Jeffrey Race is Founder and President of Cambridge Electronics Laboratories. He lectures and consults internationally on political strategies and technology.
Table of Contents
|Introduction: The Physical Setting||p. 1|
|Long An at Peace: 1954-1955||p. 3|
|Preparations for War: 1956-1959||p. 44|
|War Comes to Long An: 1960-1965||p. 105|
|Lessons from Long An: An Analytic Review||p. 141|
|Ignoring the Lessons: The American War in Long An||p. 210|
|From War to What?||p. 267|
|Revolutionary Dynamics and Starting Mechanisms||p. 277|
|A Graphic Presentation of Concepts||p. 307|
|Statistical Data||p. 314|
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