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UGRD > HIST > 357

The Vietnam War

This course covers the period from 1945 to 1975, with attention to the Vietnamese Revolution and its American and Vietnamese adversaries. Topics include origins of the Cold War and US policy in Indochina; Vietnam's peasant revolution and Communist Party; society, economy, and ideology of the Saigon milieu; the US anti-war movement; and US soldiers and veterans of the Vietnam War era.

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