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Rooted in recent scholarship, the columbia history of the vietnam war offers profound new perspectives on the political, historical, military, and social issues. Under the terms of geneva accords, france agreed to withdraw its troops from indochina while vietnam was temporarily divided into north and. History of the vietnam war 1947 – 1975 map the vietnam war was a cold war- era military conflict that occurred in vietnam, laos, and cambodia from 1. The hidden history of the vietnam war [john prados] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers the united states could have won the war in.