Ho Chi Minh: A Life (Hardcover)
To grasp the complicated causes and consequences of the Vietnam War, one must understand the extraordinary life of Ho Chi Minh, the man generally recognized as the father of modern Vietnam. Duiker provides startling insights into Ho's true motivation, as well as into the Soviet and Chinese roles in the Vietnam War.
William J. Duiker is Liberal Arts Professor of East Asian Studies at Pennsylvania State University. A former foreign service officer with the Department of State, he is the author of several books on the Vietnam War.