Hell in a very small place.

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Hell in a very small place: the siege of Dien Bien Phu Only 1 left in stock - order soon. From the acclaimed scholar and reporter, a thorough and revealing account of the historic turning point in Vietnam's long struggle--the battle for Dien Bien PhuCited by: “Hell Is a Very Small Place is composed of communication and observation that is not supposed to exist: it is a book as a minor act of rebellion.” —Los Angeles Review of Books "Elegant but harrowing." —San Francisco Chronicle "The personal accounts by prisoners contained in this book are some of the most disturbing that I have ever read/5(32).

Hell in a Very Small Place is the definitive account of the battle at Dien Bien Phu -- a debacle that It has at one time or another been an assigned text at the U.S. Naval War College and West Point. Fall had an unusual career as an academic who conducted field research by accompanying first French forces and later Americans into combat in /5.

"Hell is a Very Small Place" gives voice to some of those people, and is a damning indictment of the barbarous practice. Solitary does not reduce recidivism, it does not deter future crimes, is not compliant with human rights norms, it does not keep the country safe, and /5.

“Hell Is a Very Small Place is composed of communication and observation that is not supposed to exist: it is a book as a minor act of rebellion.” — The Los Angeles Review of Books “Solitary confinement in American prisons has become one of our nation’s most horrendous human rights problems.

Hell Is a Very Small Place is vitally important." —Ralph Nader "This important book leaves no doubt that solitary confinement has no place in a civilized society.

The story of each person subject to solitary shows that he or she is somebody and that the life that is thrown away is not beyond : New Press, The. Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement by Jean Casella book review. Click to read the full review of Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement in New York Journal of Hell in a very small place.

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Review written by Christopher : Jean Casella. Hell in a Very Small Place () was the definitive book on the battle of Dien Bien Phu () up until the release of The Last Valley in It still might be, I have not read the later to Read full review/5(6).

Hell in a Very Small Place delivers exactly that narrative. Excellent for both the serious student of military history or someone just wanting to dive into a Alamo/Thermopylae like struggle.

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Either way, I finished the book re-educated and now know this somewhat obscure but. Hell Is a Very Small Place proves fairly repetitious, though it could hardly be otherwise.

Reading the book leaves one with the horrible feeling of being overpowered by routines and forces that will just keep running from the sheer force of momentum. Bernard Fall's book, HELL IN A VERY SMALL PLACE is the definitive history of the battle of Dien Bien Phu, a battle that had serious implications for generations to follow.

In it, he recounts in detail the planning and execution of the battle at all levels.5/5(5). Buy Hell In A Very Small Place: The Siege Of Dien Bien Phu 2nd ed. by Fall, Bernard (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on /5(). Bernard B. Fall (Novem – Febru ) was a prominent war correspondent, historian, political scientist, and expert on Indochina during the s and s.

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Born in Austria, he moved with his family to France as a child after Germany's annexation, where he started fighting for the French Resistance at the age of sixteen, and later the French Army during World War mater: Syracuse University, Johns Hopkins University.

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HELL IN A VERY SMALL PLACE: THE SIEGE OF DIEN BIEN PHU. Philadelphia: Lippincott, First Edition. Hardcover. pages, notes, appendix, index. 32 pages of photos, 30 maps. Black cloth with spine titles in red. Near fine copy in a very good dust jacket which has a faded spine. Jacket now protected in archival mylar.

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Hell Is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement Now available as a paperback, hardcover, or e-book. President Barack Obama, Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy, and Pope Francis have all criticized the widespread use of solitary confinement in prisons and jails.

Hell Is a Very Small Place is an impactful book written about the experience of solitary confinement within the United States penal system. The book focuses on the experiences of those placed in solitary confinement and the lasting effects this experience has had on their physical, mental, and social : Amanda Kingston.

Hell In A Very Small Place audiobook, by Bernard B. Fall Like Gettysburg, Stalingrad, Midway, and Tet, the battle at Dien Bien Phu—a strategic attack launched by France against the Vietnamese in after eight long years of war—marked a historic turning point.

By the end of the fifty-six-day siege, a determined Viet Minh guerrilla force had destroyed a. Bernard Fall's "Hell in a Very Small Place" is possibly the best history on the Battle of Dien Bien Phu written.

His detail is supurb and the writing style makesw it a fun and exciting read. The special part of the book is that he does not leave out the Viet Minh and often throws in /5(2). Hell In A Very Small Place The Siege of Dien Bien Phu Author: Barnard B Fall Original edition publishes by Harper and Row, This Edition by Da Capo Press.

"Hell In a Very Small Place is the classic telling of the siege of Dien Bien Phu and will probably remain the definitive telling. Bernard Fall follows the siege with a "Date Line: Dien. Hell Is a Very Small Place Edited by Jean Casella, James Ridgeway, and Sarah Shourd THE NEW PRESS Reading this collection of essays by people who have experienced solitary confinement, it's not hard to see why UN officials view solitary as a means of torture.

Hell Is A Very Small Place Voices From Solitary Confinement (Book): "The UN Special Rapporteur on Torture has denounced the use of solitary confinement beyond fifteen days as a form of cruel and degrading treatment that often rises to the level of torture. Yet the United States holds more than eighty thousand people in isolation on any given day.

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New Press, $ (p) ISBN Get this from a library. Hell in a very small place: the siege of Dien Bien Phu. [Bernard B Fall] -- The battle of Dien Bien Phu ranks with Stalingrad and Tet for what it ended (imperial ambitions), what it foretold (American involvement), and what it symbolized: A guerrilla force of Viet Minh.

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