ERIC Number: ED337409
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Lessons of the Vietnam War.
Starr, Jerold M., Ed.
This text book on the Vietnam War is to be used in teaching high students. Each of the volume's 12 chapters is a self-contained unit on an aspect of the War. The chapters are: (1) Introduction to Vietnam: land, history, and culture; (2) America at war in Vietnam: decisions and consequences; (3) Was the Vietnam War legal? (4) who fought for the United States; (5) How the United States fought the war; (6) When war becomes a crime: the case of My Lai; (7) Taking sides: the war at home; (8) How the war was reported; (9) Women's perspective on the Vietnam War; (10) The wounds of war and the process of healing; (11) Boat people and Vietnamese refugees in the United States; and (12) The Vietnam War: lessons from yesterday for today. (Approximately 240 references) (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Guides, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods, United States History, Vietnam War
Center for Social Studies Education, 3857 Willow Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15234 ($19.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Center for Social Studies Education, Pittsburgh, PA.