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The Vietnam War: A Guide to Selected Resources: Find Books

MSU Catalog Subject Headings

Use the following subject headings to find books in the MSU catalog. Combine geographic terms and time periods with different subjects to find specific sources on your topic of interest. For example:

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements

Vietnam War, 1961-1975--China [or Cambodia, Laos, etc.] 

Agent Orange--environmental aspects--Vietnam

Geographies and Time Periods:

Vietnam War, 1961-1975


Vietnam--History--20th century



Cambodia--History--Civil war, 1970-1975



Indochinese War, 1946-1954

Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)--History

Key Events

My Lai Massacre, Vietnam, 1968

Tet Offensive, 1968

Tonkin Gulf Incidents, 1964

Mayagüez Incident, 1975

Politics and Diplomacy

Politics & government

Foreign relations

Diplomatic history


Aerial operations

Agent orange -- environmental aspects

Agent orange -- health aspects


Campaigns [for example: Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns--Cambodia]

Civilian relief

Prisoners and prisons


Social and Cultural Aspects

Protest movements

Public opinion

Social aspects

Mass media and the war

Literature and the conflict


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