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Duiker, William J. 1932-

Overview
Works: 115 works in 480 publications in 3 languages and 12,236 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Dictionaries  Reference works  Textbooks 
Roles: Author, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works by William J Duiker
Ho Chi Minh by William J Duiker( Book )

20 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and Czech and held by 1,911 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes Ho Chi Minh's poverty-stricken youth, his expatriate years in the U.S., France, and the Soviet Union, and his commitment to the Vietnamese revolution and reunification of Vietnam under Communist rule
Historical dictionary of Vietnam by William J Duiker( Book )

23 editions published between 1989 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,866 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vietnam became part of French Indochina in 1887 and did not regain independence until after the Vietnam War. Despite relative peace for two decades, the country has experienced little economic growth because of conservative leadership policies. In an effort to end this stagnation, Vietnamese authorities have committed to economic liberalization and enacted structural reforms to modernize the economy and produce more competitive, export-driven industries." "This third edition of Historical Dictionary of Vietnam focuses on the recent changes and leadership of Vietnam and addresses the earlier kingdoms, the period of French Indochina, the wars for liberation, the Vietnam War, and much more. Hundreds of cross-referenced entries are included on political, economic, social, and cultural aspects, as well as the major cities and geographic features. This book also contains a chronology, an introduction that traces Vietnam's history, and a bibliography."--Jacket
The Communist road to power in Vietnam by William J Duiker( Book )

26 editions published between 1981 and 2018 in English and held by 1,474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this new edition of his widely acclaimed study, William Duiker has revised and updated his analysis of the Communist movement in Vietnam from its formation in 1930 to the dilemmas facing its leadership in the post-Cold War era. Making use of newly available documentary sources and recent Western scholarship, the author reevaluates Communist revolutionary strategy during the Vietnam War. Based on primary materials in several languages, this respected work is essential for an understanding of Vietnam in the twentieth century. -- cover
Vietnam since the fall of Saigon by William J Duiker( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 1990 in English and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When North Vietnamese troops occupied Saigon at the end of April 1975, their leaders in Hanoi faced the future with pride and confidence. Almost fifteen years later, the euphoria has given way to sober realism. Since the end of the war, the Communist regime has faced an almost uninterrupted series of difficulties including sluggish economic growth at home and a costly occupation of neighboring Cambodia. For the Vietnamese, the basic documents came from Lenin and Mao Tse-tung. The first task of the new rulers in South Vietnam was to fill the vacuum left by the virtual disintegration of the previous regime. Beyond the immediate problem of restoring law and order in the South, the primary problem for the new regime would be to set the economic sector back on its feet. The new regime also moved expeditiously to eliminate or at least reduce the "poisonous weeds" of Western bourgeois culture and plant the seeds of a new and beautiful socialist culture. The regime was taking the first tentative steps toward building socialism in the South while for the time being tolerating a significant degree of private enterprise in most sectors of the economy. - Publisher
Vietnam : nation in revolution by William J Duiker( Book )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and Undetermined and held by 739 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rise of nationalism in Vietnam, 1900-1941 by William J Duiker( Book )

10 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 733 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U.S. containment policy and the conflict in Indochina by William J Duiker( Book )

9 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 595 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retracing the steps that brought the United States into the Vietnam conflict and evaluating them in terms of conditions at the time and the information then available to policymakers, the book also examines the views of other participants in the conflict - including the government in Hanoi - and how such views related to policy decisions in Washington. It begins by describing the efforts of the Communist-led Vietminh Front to overthrow French rule in Vietnam and the U.S. reaction to those events. It then traces the gradual rise of U.S. involvement during the Truman, Eisenhower, Kennedy, and Johnson administrations, concluding with the introduction of U.S. combat troops in the summer of 1965
Cultures in collision : the Boxer Rebellion by William J Duiker( Book )

8 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 580 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World history by William J Duiker( Book )

46 editions published between 1994 and 2019 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The A to Z of Vietnam by Bruce McFarland Lockhart( )

6 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The A to Z of Vietnam focuses on the recent changes and leadership of Vietnam while giving due attention to the earlier kingdoms, the period of French Indochina, the wars for liberation, the Vietnam War, and much more. Hundreds of cross-referenced A to Z dictionary entries are included on political, economic, social and cultural aspects as well as the major cities and geographic features. This book also contains a chronology and introduction that traces Vietnam's history, as well as a bibliography
Tsʻai Yüan-pʻei, educator of modern China by William J Duiker( Book )

10 editions published between 1977 and 1978 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vietnam : revolution in transition by William J Duiker( Book )

8 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 336 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Vietnam's leaders have been forced to move toward a market-oriented economy while maintaining their ultimate goal of building a socialist society. Offering an expanded and thoroughly revised edition of his successful text, William Duiker traces the course of Vietnamese history from its origins to the end of the Vietnam War. He considers the country's political structure, foreign relations, economic situation, social problems, and cultural heritage, analyzing the diverse aspects of Vietnamese society and revealing how they have been affected by a generation of conflict and socialist transformation. The author concludes with a discussion of the dynamic factors underlying the Vietnamese revolution, looking at how the changes have affected both the region and the course of the global Cold War."--Jacket
Sacred war : nationalism and revolution in a divided Vietnam by William J Duiker( Book )

9 editions published between 1994 and 1995 in English and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China and Vietnam : the roots of conflict by William J Duiker( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Twentieth-century world history by William J Duiker( Book )

19 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comprehensive and balanced history of the world in the twentieth century, William Duiker's text not only chronicles the key events in this revolutionary century, but also examines the underlying issues that have shaped the times. TWENTIETH-CENTURY WORLD HISTORY takes a global approach to the subject while doing justice to the distinctive character of individual civilizations and regions. Duiker integrates political, economic, social, and cultural history, creating a chronologically ordered synthesis that gives students the true flavor of the most decisive moments in recent world history. In
The Comintern and Vietnamese communism by William J Duiker( Book )

8 editions published in 1975 in English and Vietnamese and held by 189 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The essential world history by William J Duiker( Book )

26 editions published between 2001 and 2019 in English and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

World history by William J Duiker( Book )

18 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It presents a balanced picture of world history, with all respect for therichness and diversityof the tapestry of the human experience. The text covers individual civilizations such as China, India, and Europe, with due attention paid to the rise of the West, and provides points of comparison between and among these civilizations
The essential world history by William J Duiker( Book )

25 editions published between 2005 and 2019 in English and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This comprehensive and engaging text presents the complexities of strategic management through up-to-date scholarship and hands-on applications. Highly respected authors Hill, Schilling, and Jones integrate cutting-edge research on topics including competitive advantage, corporate governance, diversification, strategic leadership, technology and innovation, and corporate social responsibility through both theory and case studies. Based on real-world practices and current thinking in the field, the 12th edition features an increased emphasis on the changing global economy and its role in strate
Contemporary world history by William J Duiker( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2015 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Historical dictionary of VietnamThe Communist road to power in VietnamU.S. containment policy and the conflict in IndochinaWorld historyThe A to Z of VietnamTsʻai Yüan-pʻei, educator of modern ChinaVietnam : revolution in transitionSacred war : nationalism and revolution in a divided Vietnam
Alternative Names
Duiker, William 1932-

Duiker, William J.

Duiker, William John 1932-

William J. Duiker American historian

William J. Duiker Amerikaans auteur

William J. Duiker historiador estadounidense

William J. Duiker historien américain

William J. Duiker US-amerikanischer Vietnam-Historiker

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