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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2008; 321–33 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2008.3.2.1
Published: 01 June 2008
...Merle L. Pribbenow, II The 1968 Tết Offensive was the brainchild of Communist Party Secretary Lêê Duẩn and General Văn Tiến Dũũng. The Hàà Nội government wanted to exploit the 1968 US presidential elections by opening negotiations with the United States. When General Võõ Nguyêên Giááp failed to...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2006; 11-24–58 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2006.1.1-2.4
Published: 01 February 2006
...Liêên-Hang T. Nguyen This article explores the strategy deliberation leading up to Hàà N 4i's decision to go to war in 1959, to embark on a "bigger" war in 1963, and to launch the Tet Offensive in 1968. The militants who controlled the party apparatus advanced their agenda for armed conflict in the...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 142161–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.161
Published: 01 May 2019
...Nguyễn Dịu-Hương © 2019 by The Regents of the University of California 2019 Mark Bowden Huế 1968: A Turning Point of the American War in Vietnam . New York : Atlantic Monthly Press , 2017 . 624 pages. $30 (cloth), $20 (paper), $30 (ebook). B O O K R E V I E W M A R K B O W D...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2015; 101158–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2015.10.1.158
Published: 01 February 2015
... experienced it. It is, in my view, the collective responsibility of all Vietnam scholars to do so. Although Olga Dror carefully included a caveat that her work is not a thorough study of the Tet Offensive, the Hue massacre, or the general situation in the South, I hope and expect the publication of Mourning...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2011; 63101–139 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2011.6.3.101
Published: 01 October 2011
...Kosal Path Relying on Vietnamese archival documents, this article reveals that Chinese chauvinistic behaviors during the Cultural Revolution (1966–1968) triggered the Vietnamese fear of Chinese expansionism and caused Hà Nội to distrust Beijing's intentions in Indochina. With such fear and distrust...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2009; 42206–208 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2009.4.2.206
Published: 01 June 2009
... ©© 2009 by the Regents of the University of California Willbanks James H. The Tet Offensive: A Concise History . New York : Columbia University Press , 2007 . Pp. xxvii + 264. $32.00 (cloth); $24.50 (paper). j a m e s h . w i l l b a n k s The Tet Offensive: A Concise History...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2009; 42117–153 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2009.4.2.117
Published: 01 June 2009
... aftermath of the T!t Offensive in Febru- ary 1968, several veteran CIA analysts suggested with complete seriousness that Nguy#n A+c Th:ng should be named minister of the interior and defense, with complete power over the military, the police, and the admin- istrative structure. He should be assigned the...