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6 edition of A Multicultural Portrait of the War in Vietnam (Perspectives) found in the catalog.

A Multicultural Portrait of the War in Vietnam (Perspectives)

David K. Wright

A Multicultural Portrait of the War in Vietnam (Perspectives)

by David K. Wright

  • 355 Want to read
  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Benchmark Books (NY) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • Multiculturalism,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatLibrary Binding
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8015973M
    ISBN 100761400524
    ISBN 109780761400523
    OCLC/WorldCa32508086

      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. Beyond that, on the fiction front, we quickly traipse into forgettable territory. The best histories of that war came from.   Our books experts recommends 10 authors to read on the conflict. things to do inside 7 easy cocktails Ten authors to read on the Vietnam War. USATODAY.

      The Best Histories of the Vietnam War. ashore at Da Nang by posting my favorite Vietnam War books, memoirs, novels, movies, photos, and songs. a vivid portrait of the consequences that.   The book of the landmark documentary THE VIETNAM WAR is now available. Order your copy HERE -

      In , former marine Daniel Ellsberg leaked documents that exposed US government lies and helped end the Vietnam war. He tells Duncan Campbell why he did it. The Vietnam War was a long, costly and divisive conflict that pitted the communist government of North Vietnam against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States.


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A Multicultural Portrait of the War in Vietnam (Perspectives) by David K. Wright Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wright paints an objective picture of the various groups involved in the Vietnam War, at home and overseas, and reflects on how that conflict is still a part of this nation's : David K. Wright.

A multicultural portrait of the Vietnam War. [David K Wright] -- Examines the history of the Vietnamese War, focusing on the lives of African-Americans, Native Americans, and women.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Readers are told about discrimination against German-Americans and the migration of Southern African Americans to the cities and wartime factories of the North. Wright paints an objective picture of the various groups involved in the Vietnam War, at home and overseas, and reflects on how that conflict is still a part of this nation's : $ Modern portraits and firsthand accounts will delight and engage you.

The book is the only one of its kind because it is comprised of American veterans, Southern Vietnamese veterans, objects of war and blends all of their stories into this one book. A Multicultural Portrait of World War II (Perspectives) Library Binding – June 1, by David K.

Wright (Author)Author: David K. Wright. Sanders has put together a beautiful, sensitive melding of current portraits and the personal recollections from Vietnam veterans as well as anti-war activists. His book treats this long-controversial subject with respect and dignity.5/5(6). Get this from a library.

A multicultural portrait of the Civil War. [Carol Ann Piggins] -- Portrays the American Civil War from the vantage point of Afro-Americans and women. Vietnam: A Portrait of its People at War provides an account of dedication and heroism at all levels and also of the brutality and trauma faced by a people in the grip of revolution and   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 Author: Tracy Shapley.

Most photographers would have agreed with those words. And in Vietnam, they surely would have seconded the words of David Douglas Duncan, a Marine photographer during World War II in the Pacific, the great photographer in Korea (for Life magazine), and present with a camera in the ferocious battle for Khe Sanh in Surviving Twice is the story of five Vietnamese Amerasians born during the Vietnam War to American soldiers and Vietnamese mothers.

Unfortunately, they were not among the few thousand Amerasian children who came to the United States before the war’s end and grew up as Americans, speaking English and attending American by: You’re recommending books about the Vietnam War.

Tell me about the first book on your list, A Rumor of War (). Philip Caputo was a marine who later became a very well-known journalist. In my mind it’s one of the first really well-written books that describe the moral ambiguities and difficulties faced by a young marine officer in this particular war.

"More than two decades after it was first published, Vietnam: A Portrait of Its People at War stands out as one of the most penetrating and valuable studies of the conflict that consumed the United David Chanoff and Doan Van Toai capture the extraordinary variety of Vietnamese motives and experiences by letting Vietnamese soldiers, officials.

Get this from a library. A multicultural portrait of World War I. [Michael V Uschan] -- Describes the history of World War I, focusing on the lives of African Americans, Native Americans, and women.

# Benchmark Books\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema. America’s wars have inspired some of the world’s best literature, and the Vietnam War is no exception. 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. A multicultural portrait of World War II. [David K Wright] -- Examines events not only from the white point of view but from that of other people of color and ethnic minorities.

Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript. Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Hayslip’s account offers a rare view of “growing up in the shadow of war.” The book, an “intensely intimate portrait,” is a “human account of Vietnam’s destruction and self Author: Susan Ellingwood.

Before he penned the screenplays for Jarhead and Castaway, a young William Broyles enlisted to serve in the Vietnam than a decade later, he returned to his former battlegrounds and recorded his journey in Goodbye his encounters with ex-Vietnamese soldiers to interviews with victims of his own violence, Broyles’ memoir is a reminder of how the brotherhood of man can.

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