The Vietnam Wars: A Thirty Year Conflict - ZHSS8226

Faculty: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

School: School of Humanities and Social Sciences @ UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Course Outline: ZHSS8226 Course Outline

Campus: UNSW Canberra at ADFA

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 1 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course examines the causes, course and consequences of the wars in Indochina from the return of French colonial rule in 1945 to the defeat of American and allied interests in 1975 with the fall of Saigon and the end of the Republic of Vietnam. The course will introduce students to a number of major historiographical arguments within the extensive and diverse historical literature on the war.

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