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Author Boczar, Amanda Jean Chapman, 1987- author.

Title An American brothel : sex and diplomacy during the Vietnam War / Amanda Boczar
Published Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2022
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Description 1 online resource
Series The United States in the world
United States in the world.
Contents Introduction : The Political Legacies of Personal Encounters -- Vietnam in the American Mind from the Colonial Era through the 1950s -- Morale, Morality, and the "American Brothel" -- Vietnamese Eradication Efforts and the Americanization of Sexual Policy -- Love and Companionship -- The Policing and Policy Problems of Sexual Violence -- De-Escalation and the Collapse of an Industry -- Conclusion : Reframing the Diplomatic History of the Vietnam War
Summary "This book is a study of the diplomatic, political, and cultural impacts of sexual relationships and sexual violence involving US service members and Vietnamese civilians during the Vietnam War"-- Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on January 21, 2022)
Subject Soldiers -- Sexual behavior -- Political aspects -- Vietnam (Republic)
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Social aspects.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Women.
HISTORY / Military / Vietnam War
Military relations.
Social aspects.
United States -- Military relations -- Vietnam (Republic)
Vietnam (Republic) -- Military relations -- United States
United States.
Vietnam (Republic)
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2021013343
ISBN 1501761366