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Guide to Vietnam & "The Things They Carried" resources for Instructor McKinley's ENG 111 class.
1) Political/Historical Context of Vietnam War
2) The Draft
3) Popular Culture of the Time
4) The Other Side
5) Medical Issues in Vietnam
6) Women and the Vietnam War
7) Post War
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Useful Resources and Websites
Vietnam War: Key People and Terms
Sparknote- alphabetically listing of people involved in the war (both American and Vietnamese) and terms commonly used in articles and resources when discussing the Vietnam war.
History.Com - The Vietnam War
Easy to follow written overview of the Vietnam War, its beginnings, major batlles etc and its aftermath. It provides supporting videos clips, speeches/audio files and images.
Media Coverage of the Vietnam War (US)
The Vietnam War was one of the most publicized wars in American history. The images on this site are examples of how the war was portrayed through the media
Tet Offensive: Turning Point in the Vietnam War
Alan Woods analyses the events that led to the Vietnam War and the significance of the Tet Offensive in bringing about the defeat of the US and draws some parallels with Iraq.
Vietnam war; 50 years on, rulers still spreading myths
A recently published alternative view
Battle of Khe Sanh
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Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
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Websites for History of Vietnam Research
American Experience | PBS | Last Days in Vietnam
Full film about America's exit from Vietnam.
Anti-Vietnam War Protests in the San Francisco Bay Area & Beyond
The Pacifica Radio/UC Berkeley Social Activism Sound Recording Project
Asian Studies WWW VL - ANU College of Asia and the Pacific - ANU
Avalon Project - Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy
A collection of documents in history and law from ancient civilizations to the present.
Information on countries provided by the U.S. Department of State.
In-depth analysis of 85 countries including history, from the Library of Congress
Portal to Asian Internet Resources
PAIR offers scholars, students and the interested public more than six thousand professionally selected, cataloged and annotated online resources within 25 different subtopic areas
SouthEast Asian Images & Texts
University of Wisconsin Digital Collection
The Vietnam Center & Archive: Virtual Vietnam Archive
Texas Tech University collection with over 2.7 million pages of scanned materials.
The Vietnam War -TIME Magazine
Editor's picks of the best covers and articles.
Vietnam Studies, Law at War: Vietnam 1964-1973
Major General George S. Prugh, Dept. of the Army, Washington, D.C.,1975
Vietnam War Era Ephemera Collection
University of Washington database contains leaflets and newspapers that were distributed on the campus during the decades of the 1960s and 1970s.
WGBH Open Vault Search Results
WGBH media library and archives: The Vietnam Collection
4) The Other Side
6) Women and the Vietnam War >>
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