VIETNAM EXPERIENCE

Bibliography for Online Course 1999

Compiled and Revised by Dr. Ernest Bolt and Amanda Garrett

May 1999

Click on the links to review the bibliography for each category.

Note: Most of the books in this bibliography are available in University of Richmond's Boatwright Memorial Library. Library of Congress call numbers are furnished for most titles and should be the same at the libraries at Centenary and Rollins. Out of Print (OP) books are being searched for availability. Books listed as On Order may become available at Richmond during this term.

1
Historical Perspective: Overview of Vietnam's History, Geography, and Agrarian Society

17
The Final Stages, 1973-1975: Watergate and Aftermath, Final Battles, and the Fall of Saigon

2
Vietnam under French Colonialism

18
Indochina Since 1975: More Vietnam Wars and Unification Experiences

3
Ho Chi Minh and Indochinese Communism

19
The U.S. and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Since 1975

4
The First Vietnam War: Containment and the Roots of Commitment: 1941-1954

20
Agent Orange and the Environmental Aftermath

5
The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954)

21
The Boat People and Amerasians

6
Eisenhower and Vietnam

22
Continuing MIA-POW Issues

7
The Viet Cong and the Nature of People's Warfare: Part I: Meeting General Tran Van Tra

23
Economic, Medical, and Other Issues

 8
The Viet Cong and the Nature of People's Warfare: Part II: War in the Villages, Tunnels, and Trails

24
Remembering: The Homecoming Experience

 9
Kennedy and His Advisors: From Entanglement to Considerations of Withdrawal

 25
Remembering: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Other Memorials

 10
LBJ's War: From Commitment to Stalemate

 26
Remembering: Returning to Vietnam and Writing About Vietnam

 11
The War at Home -- The Antiwar Movement

 27
Moves Toward Normalization of Diplomatic Relations and Recognition

 12
The Tet Offensive: American and Vietnamese Perspectives

 28
Other Sources 

 13
The Perspectives of Soldiers and Other Witnesses

 29
Reference Sources

14
Nixon's Wars: Vietnam and Cambodia

30
Foreign Relations of the United States (Department of State Documents )

 15
Nixon's Wars: Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho in Paris -- The Peace Accords of 1973

 31
Other Bibliographies

 16
Nixon's Wars: The Homefront and Release of POWs     
       


Historical Perspective: Overview of Vietnam's History, Geography, and Agrarian Society

Vietnam under French Colonialism

Ho Chi Minh and Indochinese Communism

The First Vietnam War: Containment and the Roots of Commitment: 1941-1954

The Battle of Dien Bien Phu (1954)

Eisenhower and Vietnam

The Viet Cong and the Nature of People's Warfare: Part I: Meeting General Tran Van Tra

 The Viet Cong and the Nature of People's Warfare: Part II: War in the Villages, Tunnels, and Trails

Kennedy and his Advisors: From Entanglement to Considerations of Withdrawal

LBJ's War: From Commitment to Stalemate

The War at Home -- The Antiwar Movement

The Tet Offensive: American and Vietnamese Perspectives

The Perspectives of Soldiers and Other Witnesses

Nixon's Wars: Vietnam and Cambodia

Nixon's Wars: Henry Kissinger and Le Duc Tho in Paris -- the Peace Accords of 1973

Nixon's Wars: the Homefront and Release of POWs

The Final Stages, 1973-1975: Watergate and Aftermath, Final Battles, and the Fall of Saigon

Indochina since 1975: More Vietnam Wars and Unification Experiences

The U.S. and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam Since 1975

Selected Postwar Issues

Agent Orange and the Environmental Aftermath

The Boat People and Amerasians

Continuing MIA-POW Issues

Economic, Medical, and Other Issues

Remembering: The Homecoming Experience

Remembering: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial and Other Memorials

Remembering: Returning to Vietnam and Writing about Vietnam

Moves Toward Normalization of Diplomatic Relations and Recognition

 Other Sources

 Reference Sources

Foreign Relations of the United States (Department of State Documents)

Other Bibliographies

Edwin Moïse (Clemson) Vietnam War Bibliography

Lydia Fish Bibliographies (Buffalo State College)

Folksongs

Folklore

Military Folklore

Sandra Wittman (Oakton) Bibliographies

On this site, click on individual pages under Research Materials and Vietnam War Literature

 

 

 

 

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