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So many books, so little time...

Please check out the class book cart for this assignment. There are many great books on Vietnam, including the following:

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Vietnam War - UXL Staff (Contribution by); Kevin Hillstrom; Laurie Collier Hillstrom
Call Number: R 959.7 HIL
ISBN: 0787648876
Publication Date: 2000-10-27

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The Vietnam War - Michael Burgan
Call Number: 959.7 BUR
ISBN: 1403448736
Publication Date: 2005-01-01

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The Valiant Women of the Vietnam War - Karen Zeinert
Call Number: 959.704 ZEI
ISBN: 0761312684
Publication Date: 2000-03-01

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10,000 Days of Thunder - Philip Caputo
Call Number: 959.7 CAP
ISBN: 0689862318
Publication Date: 2005-09-27



Possible Research Topics

*Many of the topics listed below are very broad; you may need to narrow the topic.  If you need help narrowing your topic ask Ms. Ona or Ms. Zbinden.  Also, you may choose your own related topic.  If you have an interest in researching a topic related to the Vietnam War that is not listed here, please check with Ms. Ona.


Examples of topics related to the chapters we have/will read:

  1. The life of a soldier in the field during the Vietnam War (clothing, food, training, living conditions)

  2. The effects of the Vietnam War on the Vietnamese people

  3. My Lai Massacre

  4. The draft, protest and draft dodging during the Vietnam War

  5. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD):  history, diagnosis and treatments

  6. Vietnamese immigration to the United States after the Vietnam War  

  7. How the Vietnam War is viewed today in the US (shape this according to what in your research seems interesting).

  8. Kent State Protest




    How to Cite a Book

    The following information is needed for  a book citation:

    Author's last name, first name. Title. Plce of Publication: Publisher, year. Medium

    Citation parts of a book


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