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End of a war : Indochina, 1954

Author: Philippe Devillers; Jean Lacouture; Alexander Lieven; Adam Roberts
Publisher: New York ; Washington ; London : Frederick A. Praeger, 1969, ©1969.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Devillers, Philippe, 1920-
End of a war; Indochina, 1954.
New York, Praeger [1969]
(OCoLC)575650635
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philippe Devillers; Jean Lacouture; Alexander Lieven; Adam Roberts
OCLC Number: 4550
Notes: An expanded English version of La fin d'une guerre; Indochine 1954, by Jean Lacouture and Philippe Devillers, originally published in 1960.
Description: xii, 412 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Contents: From colonial expedition to world conflict --
Seven years of blindness --
Light at the end of the tunnel --
The road to negotiation --
The pleven mission --
Operation vulture --
On the brink --
Between the unattainable and the unacceptable --
The Geneva conference --
A lakeside rendezvous --
The two of clubs and the three of diamonds --
Bidault and Dong lay down their cards --
Military moves in Indochina --
Bidault's trump card --
Toward partition --
Washington backs out --
Bidault leaves the game --
Vietminh and Chinese initiatives --
Mendes-France: one month to make peace --
A disappointing tete-a-tete with the Vietminh --
Bringing the English and the Americans into France's game --
Scaling the parallels --
One hundred and sixty hours to go --
The clocks of the Palais des Nations --
The compromise --
America takes over --
The Manila pact --
France's associate --
The sainteny mission --
Transfers of power --
The creation of a dictator --
Full circle.
Other Titles: Fin d'une guerre, Indochine 1954.
Responsibility: Philippe Devillers and Jean Lacouture ; translated by Alexander Lieven and Adam Roberts.

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