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The Vietnam War : The War That Split a Nation - Jeremy Smith

The Vietnam War

The War That Split a Nation

Paperback Published: 1st January 2005
ISBN: 9781848986947
Number Of Pages: 48
For Ages: 6+ years old

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The Vietnam War transports you back to a time when the United States become involved in a war in Vietnam, and lets you experience the drama for yourself. Learn about the road to war, and the men and women involved in this controversial conflict.

Packed with first-hand accounts including interviews, official speeches, poems and letters, Lost Words lets you experience the past through the words of the people who helped make history. Powerful and insightful, the Lost Words series provides an intimate perspective on life through a difficult period in history. Combining popular culture excerpts with primary-source material such as interviews with people who were actually there, official enquiries into events and letters to friends and relatives, these books offer a first-hand account of life during history's hardest times.

The hardships, tragedies and survival stories of each period are described in vivid and authentic detail.

A must-buy for all history enthusiasts who want to know how things really were.

Introduction 4-7

Chapter 1 Early History: The Starting Point 8-13

Chapter 2 Build Up: A Developing Crisis 14-19

Chapter 3 Crisis: Turning Point 20-25

Chapter 4 Aftermath: End of the Conflict 26-29

Chapter 5 Popular Culture: The War in the Media 30-33

Chapter 6 Looking Back: The War in Context 34-39

Chapter 7 Major Figures: Men of the War 40-43

Glossary 44-45

Index 46-47

Acknowledgements 48

ISBN: 9781848986947
ISBN-10: 1848986947
Series: Lost Words
Audience: Children
For Ages: 6+ years old
For Grades: 1 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 1st January 2005
Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 28.0 x 21.1  x 0.3
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1

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