By Edmund F. Wehrle
"Stunning in its examine and complicated in its research, Between a River and a Mountain is without doubt one of the top experiences we've of work and the Vietnam War."
--Robert okay. Brigham, Shirley Ecker Boskey Professor of heritage and diplomacy, Vassar College
"Skillfully mixing diplomatic and exertions background, Wehrle's publication is a helpful contribution to the ever-widening literature at the Vietnam War."
--George Herring, collage of Kentucky
"Wehrle has written a compelling and unique examine of the AFL-CIO, the South Vietnamese hard work move and the Vietnam War."
--Judith Stein, Professor of heritage, urban collage and Graduate university of town college of latest York
"With this crucial e-book, Edmund Wehrle provides us the 1st full-fledged scholarly exam of geared up labor's courting to the Vietnam warfare. in response to deep examine in U.S. and overseas information, and provided in transparent and swish prose, among a River and a Mountain provides greatly to our figuring out of ways the AFL-CIO approached the struggle and in flip was once essentially altered by way of its staunch aid for Americanization. neither is it only an American tale that Wehrle tells, for he additionally offers interesting info at the Vietnamese Confederation of work and its sometimes-strained kinfolk with U.S. labor."
--Fredrik Logevall, Cornell University
Edmund F. Wehrle is Assistant Professor of historical past, japanese Illinois University.
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