Title: A Nation at War: Australian Politics, Society and Diplomacy during the Vietnam War 1965 – 1975
Author: Peter Edwards
Condition: Very Good
Edition: 1st Edition
Publication Date: 1997
Cover: Hard Cover with Dust Jacket – 460 pages
Comments: Volume 6 – Official History of Australia’s Involvement in the South East Asian Conflicts 1948 – 1975.
This volume covers the controversial ‘home front’ issues of the anti-war and anti-conscription movements, the political and diplomatic rationale for the escalation of Australia’s military commitment and the eventual withdrawal of Australian forces from Vietnam; contains a comprehensive appendix on the National Service scheme with a list of the birth dates drawn in all ballots from 1965-72. Awarded the Colin Roderick Award for the best Australian book of 1997.