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A White Man's War:
Race Issues and Viet Nam

William M. King, editor

160 pages with bibliography and photographs, perfect bound, paper, 1989 $15.00; ISBN: 1-885215-01-0.

You can order this text directly from us. Make check payable to Viet Nam Generation, PO Box 13746, Tucson, AZ 85732-3746. Purchase orders are accepted from schools and libraries, and can be emailed or faxed to 520-578-9208.

A review of this anthology prompted Choice to call Viet Nam Generation "An important journal for all collections." (R. Balay, January '90)

Ground-breaking collection featuring articles on African American studies and the Viet Nam War, Project 100,000 (the Johnson administration's efforts to recruit minorities to military service by lowering acceptance standards), Chicano and Native American experiences in Viet Nam, the minority experience of the war and its aftermath.


  • William M. King: Introduction
  • Herman Beavers:Contemporary Afro-American Studies and the Study of the Viet Nam War
  • Lisa Hsiao: Project 100,000: The Great Society's Answer to Military Manpower Needs in Viet Nam
  • David J. DeRose: Soldados Razos: Issues of Race in Viet Nam War Drama
  • Tom Holm: Forgotten Warriors: American Indian Servicemen in Viet Nam
  • Lea Ybarra: Perceptions of Race and Class Among Chicano Viet Nam Veterans
  • William King: "Our Men In Viet Nam": Black Media As A Source of the Afro-American Experience in Southeast Asia
  • Verner D. Mitchell: I, Too, Sing America: Viet Nam as Metaphor in Coming Home
  • John A. Williams:Bloods Reviewed
  • Henry Laskowsky: Alamo Bay and the Gook Syndrome
  • Paul Lyons: The Silent Majority Baby Boomers: Class of 1966 in a South Jersey Town
  • Kalí Tal: Bibliography

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