This guide represents available print and online resources for those looking to learn more about Vietnam War photography. This research guide was devloped in relation to the Currier Museum of Art’s Visual Dispatches from the Vietnam War exhibition: http://www.currier.org/exhibitions/visual-dispatches-vietnam-war/
The Most Dangerous Man in America : Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
United States, First Run Features, 2009.
DS558 .M6783 2009 (DVD)
The Eyewitness History of the Vietnam War, 1961-1975
New York, Ballantine Books, 1983.
DS557.7 .E87 1983
The Vietnam War
Minneapolis, Highbridge Audio, p2013.
DS557.7 .N67 2013ab (sound recording)
Lost Over Laos : A True Story of Tragedy, Mystery, and Friendship
Pyle, Richard and Horst Faas.
Cambridge, Mass, Da Capo Press, c2003.
DS559.46 .P95 2003
A Bright Shining Lie : John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
New York, Modern Library, 2009.
DS558 .S47 2009
General Online Resources
Vietnam Online : An Online Companion to Vietnam : A Telivision History
A website developed alongside a PBS special. Online resources include maps, timelines, biographies, and primary sources about the war in Vietnam.
The Wars for Vietnam
Developed for Vassar College’s senior seminar on the Vietnam War, this website contains an overview of the conflict, many primary sources, and external links.
Vietnam History and Educational Site
Vets with a Mission.
The “History” and “Photos” tabs of this site contain extensive information and documentation of Vietnam during wartime and today.
The Vietnam Center and Archive
This website contains the Virtual Vietnam Archive with many digitized documents, maps, oral histories, and images. Many of these collections are searchable.
War and Images
Breaking News : How the Associated Press Has Covered War, Peace, and Everything Else
New York, Princeton Architectural Press, c2007.
PN4841.A85 B74 2007
Concerning War : A Critical Reader in Contemporary Art
Hlavajova, Maria, Jill Winder.
Rotterdam, Utrecht: BAK, 2010.
P96. W35C658 2010
Photojournalists on War : The Untold Stories of Iraq
Austin, University of Texas Press, 2012.
DS79.767.P74 K36 2012
Bending the Frame : Photojournalism, Documentary, and the Citizen
TR820 .R558 2013
Regarding the Pain of Others
New York, Picador, 2004.
HM554 .S65 2004
Stallabrass, Julian, editor of compilation.
Cambridge, Mass, MIT Press, 2013.
NX180.D63 D63 2013
War/Photography : Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath
Houston, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ; New Haven : Distributed by Yale University Press, c2012.
TR820.6 .T83 2012
Images of the Vietnam War
The Face of South Vietnam
Boston, Houghton Mifflin, 1968.
DS557.A6 B62 1968
Requiem : by the photgraphers who died in Vietnam and Indochina
New York, Random House, c1997.
DS557.72 .F33 1997 (on view in gallery)
A Different War: Vietnam in Art
Lippard, Lucy R.
Bellingham, Wash. : Whatcom Museum of History and Art ; Seattle : Real Comet Press, 1990.
N6512 .L57 1990
Another Vietnam : pictures of the war from the other side
Washington DC, National Geographic, 2002.
DS557.72 .P34 2002 (on view in gallery)
Face of North Vietnam
New York, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1970.
DS557.A72 R53 1970 RB (rare book)
Vietnam War Photographers
The photographers whose monographs are listed below are included in the Currier Museum of Art’s exhibition Visual Dispatches from the Vietnam War.
Larry Burrows, Compassionate Photographer
New York, Time-Life Books, c1972.
TR820 .B85 RB (rare book)
New York, A.A. Knopf, 2002.
DS557.92 .B87 2002 OV (on view in gallery)
Henri Huet : “j’étais photographe de Guerre au Viêtnam”
Paris : Chêne, c2006.
DS557.72 .F32 2006
(Text in French)
London, Jonathon Cape, 2003.
TR820 .M2133 2003
London, New York, Thames & Hudson, 2007.
TR820 .M2132 2007
Don McCullin : The Impossible Peace : from war photos to landscapes, 1958-2011
Milan, Skila Editore, 2012.
TR820.6 .M33 2012
Shaped by War
London, Jonathon Cape in association with the Imperial War Museum, 2010.
TR820.6 .M33 2010 OV