The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990, Harper Collins, 1991. Recently translated into Greek and Italian.
Transforming Russia and China: Revolutionary Struggle in the 20th Century (with William Rosenberg), Oxford University Press, 1980.
Rhetoric of Empire: American China Policy, 1895-1901, Harvard University Press, 1969.
Bombing Civilians: a 20th century history, with Y. Tanaka (The New Press, 2009).
Making Sense of the Vietnam War, with Mark Bradley (Oxford University Press, 2008). Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam (with Lloyd Gardner), The New Press, 2007.
The New American Empire (with Lloyd Gardner), The New Press, 2005.
The Vietnam War: A History in Documents (with Tom Grunfeld and John Fitzgerald), OUP, 2003. Companion to the Vietnam War (with Robert Buzzanco) Blackwell, 2002.
Human Rights and Revolutions, edited with Lynn Hunt and Jeffrey Wasserstrom (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000).
Reporting Vietnam:American Journalism, 1959-1975, two volumes, Library of American, 1998; Editorial Committee.
Vietnam and America (with Marvin Gettleman, Jane Franklin and Bruce Franklin), Grove Press, 1985; rev. edition Anchor Books, 1995.
Promissory Notes: Women and the Transition to Socialism (with Rayna Rapp and Sonia Kruks), Monthly Review Press, 1983.
American Expansionism: the Critical Issues, Little Brown, 1973, edited collection
“The Korean War: Ambivalence on the Silver Screen,” in The Korean War at Fifty: International Perspectives, edited by Mark F. Wilkinson (John Adams Center for Military History and Strategic Analysis, 2004).
“In the Combat Zone,” reprinted in Hollywood and War: The Film Reader , edited by J. David Slocum (NY/London; Routledge, 2006).
“Two, Three, Many Vietnams,” Cold War Studies , November 2006.
“The Vietnam Laugh Track,” in David Ryan, ed. Iraq in Vietnam (London: Routledge, 2006)
“’Shared Victory,’ Korea, the U.S. and France,” in The First Vietnam War: Colonial Conflict and Cold War Crisis, ed. Mark Atwood Lawrence and Frederik Logevall. (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2006).
“The American Empire at War,” in The Barbarization of Warfare, edited by George Kassimeris (London: Routledge/NY: NYU Press, 2006).
“Counterinsurgency, Now and Forever,” in Gardner and Young's Iraq and the Lessons of Vietnam
“Why Vietnam Still Matters,” in The War That Never Ends, edited by John Ernst and David Anderson (University Press of Kentucky), 2007.
Berkshire Women's History Prize for The Vietnam Wars, 1945-1990