War Comes to Long An, Updated and Expanded (Paperback)

Revolutionary Conflict in a Vietnamese Province

By Jeffrey Race, Robert K. Brigham (Foreword by), Jeffrey Record (Foreword by)

University of California Press, 9780520260177, 368pp.

Publication Date: February 16, 2010

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Paperback (12/1/1992)

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This landmark study of the Vietnamese conflict, examined through the lens of the revolutionary and counter-revolutionary movements in the rural province of Long An up until American intervention in the area, offers a human, balanced, penetrating account of war. Two new forewords by Robert K. Brigham of Vassar College and Jeffrey Record of the Air War College explore the book's enduring influence. A new end chapter offers previously unpublished scholarship on the conflict.

About the Author

Jeffrey Race, living in Asia since 1965, is a retired American military officer, a consultant to private firms and public bodies, and volunteer with many international charities.

Praise For War Comes to Long An, Updated and Expanded: Revolutionary Conflict in a Vietnamese Province


— Asia Times

“The work’s success in bringing clarity to its analysis of that attack owes much to its long neglected social science, to Jeffrey Race.”

— New Mandala ; Thailand-Laos-Cambodia Group

“I’ve gotten more out of re-reading War Comes to Long An . . . than just about anything other than Robert Warburton’s classic memoir, Eighteen Years in the Khyber, 1879–98 (1900).”

— The American Interest