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Confronting the War Machine

Draft Resistance during the Vietnam War

by Michael S. Foley

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by The University of North Carolina Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: Vietnam War,
  • Other warfare & defence issues,
  • Political activism,
  • c 1960 to c 1970,
  • Military - Vietnam War,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • Vietnam,
  • Protest movements,
  • Asia - Southeast Asia,
  • United States - 20th Century,
  • History / Southeast Asia,
  • History / United States / 20th Century,
  • History-Military - Vietnam War,
  • History-United States - 20th Century,
  • General,
  • Draft resisters,
  • United States,
  • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages456
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7972846M
    ISBN 100807854360
    ISBN 109780807854365

    Michael S. Foley, Confronting the War Machine: Draft Resistance during the Vietnam War (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ), esp. pp. ; Christian G. Appy, Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam (Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, ), esp. pp. (quotation p. 27). In The War Machines, Danny Hoffman considers how young men are made available for violent labor both on the battlefields and in the diamond mines, rubber plantations, and other unregulated industries of West on his ethnographic research with militia groups in Sierra Leone and Liberia during those countries’ recent civil wars, Hoffman traces the path of young fighters who moved.


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