By Edmund F. Wehrle
"Stunning in its learn and complex in its research, Between a River and a Mountain is among the most sensible stories now we have of work and the Vietnam War."
--Robert okay. Brigham, Shirley Ecker Boskey Professor of historical past and diplomacy, Vassar College
"Skillfully mixing diplomatic and hard work heritage, Wehrle's booklet 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 research of the AFL-CIO, the South Vietnamese hard work circulation and the Vietnam War."
--Judith Stein, Professor of historical past, urban collage and Graduate institution of town college of recent York
"With this crucial booklet, Edmund Wehrle provides us the 1st full-fledged scholarly exam of prepared labor's courting to the Vietnam warfare. in accordance with deep examine in U.S. and international information, and provided in transparent and sleek prose, among a River and a Mountain provides greatly to our figuring out of ways the AFL-CIO approached the conflict and in flip was once essentially altered through its staunch aid for Americanization. neither is it only an American tale that Wehrle tells, for he additionally provides attention-grabbing details 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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