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At war with Asia

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Published by AK Press in Edinburgh, Oakland, CA .
Written in English

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    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- United States

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      StatementNoam Chomsky.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS558 .C487 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination242 p. ;
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3698631M
      ISBN 101902593898
      LC Control Number2003113038

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What happens to these narratives if we put them to the test in Asia. This volume argues that attention to what has been. At the core of the book is the indivisible nature of the war up to The War of Resistance to the Japanese and the Civil War between Chiang’s Nationalists and Mao’s Communists were two parts of a single conflict interplaying with each other.

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