The Resource Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, (electronic resource)

Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, (electronic resource)

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Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency
Title
Vietnam declassified
Title remainder
the CIA and counterinsurgency
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Language
eng
Summary
Vietnam Declassified is a detailed account of the CIA's effort to help South Vietnamese authorities win the loyalty of the Vietnamese peasantry and suppress the Viet Cong. Covering the CIA engagement from 1954 to mid-1972, it provides a thorough analysis of the agency and its partners. Retired CIA operative and intelligence consultant Thomas L. Ahern Jr. is the first to comprehensively document the CIA's role in the rural pacification of South Vietnam, drawing from secret archives to which he had unrestricted access. In addition to a chronology of operations, the book explores the assumptions, political values, and cultural outlooks of not only the CIA and other U.S. government agencies, but also of the peasants, Viet Cong, and Saigon government forces competing for their loyalty. The depth of Ahern's research combined with the timely relevance of his analysis to current events in the Middle East makes this title an important addition to military literature
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1932-
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Ahern, Thomas L.
Dewey number
959.704/38
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • United States
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975
  • Counterinsurgency
  • Rural development
  • Electronic books
  • Vietnam, Southern
Target audience
adult
Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, (electronic resource)
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Distribution
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online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780813139333
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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13468005
Publisher number
MWT13468005
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Vietnam declassified : the CIA and counterinsurgency, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780813139333
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
13468005
Publisher number
MWT13468005
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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