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A Time for Peace: The Legacy of the Vietnam War

Robert D. Schulzinger


The Vietnam War left wounds that have taken three decades to heal — indeed some scars remain even today. This book sheds light on how deeply-etched memories of this conflict have altered America's political, social, and cultural landscape. It examines the impact of the war from many angles. It traces the path of reconciliation with Vietnam, the heated controversy over soldiers who were missing in action, the influx of over a million Vietnam refugees into the United States, and the plight of Vietnam veterans, many of whom returned home alienated, unhappy, and unappreciated. It looks at how the ... More

Keywords: Vietnam War, conflict, reconciliation, soldiers, missing in action, refugees, veterans, foreign policy, Gulf War, war in Iraq

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195365924
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195365924.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert D. Schulzinger, author