By Edmund F. Wehrle
"Stunning in its examine and complicated in its research, Between a River and a Mountain is likely one of the most sensible stories now we have of work and the Vietnam War."
--Robert ok. Brigham, Shirley Ecker Boskey Professor of background and diplomacy, Vassar College
"Skillfully mixing diplomatic and hard work historical past, Wehrle's publication is a priceless contribution to the ever-widening literature at the Vietnam War."
--George Herring, collage of Kentucky
"Wehrle has written a compelling and unique research of the AFL-CIO, the South Vietnamese hard work stream and the Vietnam War."
--Judith Stein, Professor of background, urban university and Graduate university of the town collage of recent York
"With this crucial booklet, Edmund Wehrle provides us the 1st full-fledged scholarly exam of geared up labor's dating to the Vietnam warfare. in keeping with deep examine in U.S. and international records, and awarded in transparent and swish prose, among a River and a Mountain provides greatly to our knowing of ways the AFL-CIO approached the conflict and in flip was once essentially altered through its staunch aid for Americanization. neither is it purely an American tale that Wehrle tells, for he additionally provides attention-grabbing info at the Vietnamese Confederation of work and its sometimes-strained family with U.S. labor."
--Fredrik Logevall, Cornell University
Edmund F. Wehrle is Assistant Professor of background, japanese Illinois University.
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