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- DescriptionFor almost a decade, the tyrannical Ngo Dinh Diem governed South Vietnam as a one-party police state while the US financed his tyranny. This book traces the tragic history of the so-called Diem experiment from his first appearance in Washington as a penniless expatriate in 1950 to his murder by South Vietnamese soldiers in 1963.
- Author BiographySeth Jacobs is assistant professor in the Department of History at Boston College. He is the author of America's Miracle Man in Vietnam: Ngo Dinh Diem, Religion, Race, and U.S. Intervention in Southeast Asia. In 2001, the Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations honored him with its Stuart Bernath Prize for the best article published in the field of diplomatic history.
- Author(s)Seth Jacobs
- PublisherRowman & Littlefield
- Date of Publication21/07/2006
- GenreRegional History
- Series TitleVietnam: America in the War Years
- Place of PublicationLanham, MD
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintRowman & Littlefield Publishers
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight331 g
- Width154 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine17 mm
- Format DetailsTrade paperback (US)
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