Cohen, Barbara. The Vietnam Guidebook. Teaneck, New Jersey: Eurasia Press, 1990.
The author, a psychiatrist, served as a major with the US medical corps during the Vietnam war. This book, however, concentrates on the civilization and culture of Vietnam, rather than the country's social/political history.

Florence, Mason and Robert Storey. Lonely Planet Vietnam. Melbourne: Lonely Planet Publications, 2001.
A guidebook with good sections on Vietnamese history and culture.

Parker, Lewis. Dropping in on Vietnam. Vere Beach, Florida: Rouike Book Company, 1994.
A children's book with photographs and text about life in Vietnam.

Turner, Gottschang Karen and Hao Than Thanh. Even Women Must Fight: Memories of War From North Vietnam. Toronto: John Wiley and Sons: 1998.
The authors examine the Vietnamese struggle for independence.

Wright, David K. Vietnam. Chicago: Children's Press, 1989.
Part of the Enchantment of the World Series for children, this book is full of maps and photographs. Wright explains the geography, history, economy and customs of Vietnam.


Lonely Planet Vietnam
Vietnam Tourism

Vietnam News