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A Bright Shining Lie

A Bright Shining Lie

by Neil Sheehan

One of the most acclaimed books of our time--the definitive Vietnam War exposé and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. When he came to Vietnam in 1962, Lieutenant Colonel John Paul Vann was the one clear-sighted participant in an enterprise riddled with arrogance and self-deception, a charismatic soldier who put his life and career on the line in an attempt to convince his superiors that the war should be fought another way. By the time he died in 1972, Vann had embraced the... Read more about this item
The Rape Of Nanking

The Rape Of Nanking

by Iris Chang

In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered—a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Using extensive interviews with survivors and newly discovered documents, Iris Chang has written what will surely be the definitive history of this horrifying episode. The Rape of Nanking tells the story from three perspectives: of the... Read more about this item
Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

Quotations From Chairman Mao Tse-Tung

by Mao Tse-Tung

Quotations from Chairman Mao Zedong, better known in the West as The Little Red Book, was published by the Government of the People's Republic of China from April 1964 until approximately 1976. As its title implies, it is a collection of quotations excerpted from Mao Zedong's past speeches and publications. The book's alternative title The Little Red Book was coined by the West for its pocket-sized edition, which was specifically printed and sold to facilitate easy carrying.
Chickenhawk

Chickenhawk

by Robert Mason

More than half a million copies of Chickenhawk have been sold since it was first published in 1983. Now with a new afterword by the author and photographs taken by him during the conflict, this straight-from-the-shoulder account tells the electrifying truth about the helicopter war in Vietnam. This is Robert Mason’s astounding personal story of men at war. A veteran of more than one thousand combat missions, Mason gives staggering descriptions that cut to the heart of the combat... Read more about this item
Street Without Joy

Street Without Joy

by Bernard B Fall

A poignant, angry, articulate book Newsweek 'Mr Fall's book is a dramatic treatment of a historic event graphic impact New York Times Originally published in 1961, before the United States escalated its involvement in South Vietnam, Street Without Joy offered a clear warning about what American forces would face in the jungles of Southeast Asia; a costly and protracted revolutionary war fought without fronts against a mobile enemy. In harrowing detail, Fall describes the brutality and frustrations of the... Read more about this item
The Ravens

The Ravens

by Christopher Robbins

"While America and the rest of the world watched the Vietnam war on television, a handful of elite Air Force pilots, wearing anything but uniforms and piloting unarmored, small, prop-driven aircraft, fought a secret war..." in "the other theater - a small nation called Laos, next door to Vietnam, bordered by the Ho Chi Minh Trail..."
Secrets

Secrets

by Daniel Ellsberg

In 1971 former Cold War hard-liner Daniel Ellsberg made history by releasing the Pentagon Papers-a 7,000-page top-secret study of U.S. decision-making in Vietnam-to the New York Times and Washington Post. The document set in motion a chain of events that ended not only the Nixon presidency but the Vietnam War. In this remarkable memoir, Ellsberg describes in dramatic detail the two years he spent in Vietnam as a U.S. State Department observer, and how he came to risk his career and freedom to expose the... Read more about this item
Embracing Defeat

Embracing Defeat

by John W Dower

Drawing on a vast range of sources, from manga comics to MacArthur's report to Congress, this monumental new work by America's foremost historian of modern Japan traces the impact of defeat and reconstruction on every aspect of Japan's national life. Alongside the familiar story of economic resurgence, Dower examines how the nation as a whole reacted to the contradictory experiences of humiliation at the hands of a foreign power and liberation from the demands of a suicidal nationalism. The result is a... Read more about this item
The Coldest Winter

The Coldest Winter

by David Halberstam

Includes bibliographical references (p. 697-702) and index.

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The Cambridge Illustrated History Of China

The Cambridge Illustrated History Of China

by Patricia Buckley Ebrey

Previous ed.: 1996.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 369-375) and index.
The Rising Sun

The Rising Sun

by John Toland

John Toland was one of the most widely read military historians of the twentieth century. His many books include The Last 100 Days; Ships in the Sky; Battle: The Story of the Bulge; But Not in Shame; Adolf Hitler; and No Man’s Land. Originally from Wisconsin, he lived in Connecticut for many years with his wife.
Mao

Mao

by Jung; Halliday, Jon Chang

Jung Chang was born in Yibin, Sichuan Province, China, in 1952. She was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen and then worked as a peasant, a “barefoot doctor,” a steelworker, and an electrician before becoming an English-language student and, later, an assistant lecturer at Sichuan University. She left China for Britain in 1978 and was subsequently awarded a scholarship by York University, where she obtained a Ph.D. in linguistics in 1982, the first person from the People’s... Read more about this item
Vietnam

Vietnam

by Stanley Karnow

"The most comprehensive, up-to-date, and balanced accountwe have."—Boston Globe. "Superb, balanced in interpretation...immensely readable and full of new and interesting detail."—George Herring, Univ. of Kentucky.
Red-Color News Soldier

Red-Color News Soldier

by Li Zhensheng

The Secret Team

The Secret Team

by L Fletcher Prouty

Hell In a Very Small Place

Hell In a Very Small Place

by Bernard B Fall

The Search For Modern China

The Search For Modern China

by Jonathan D Spence

Magic & Mystery In Tibet

Magic & Mystery In Tibet

by Alexandra David Neel

East Asia Books & Ephemera

The Gate Of Heavenly Peace

The Gate Of Heavenly Peace

by Spence, Jonathan D

The Vigil Of a Nation

The Vigil Of a Nation

by Yutang, Lin

Hell In a Very Small Place

Hell In a Very Small Place

by Fall, Bernard B

Charlie Company

Charlie Company

by Goldman, Peter and Tony Fuller

The Korean War

The Korean War

by Ridgway, Matthew B

Out Of This World

Out Of This World

by Thomas, Lowell, Jr

Japanese Mind

Japanese Mind

by Christopher, Robert C

Inchon

Inchon

by Langley, Michael

Arts Of Asia

Arts Of Asia

by Nguyet, Tuyet

Out Of This World

Out Of This World

by Thomas, Lowell