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The communist road to power in Vietnam

Author: William J Duiker
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2018.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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In this new edition of his widely acclaimed study, William Duiker has revised and updated his analysis of the Communist movement in Vietnam from its formation in 1930 to the dilemmas facing its leadership in the post-Cold War era. Making use of newly available documentary sources and recent Western scholarship, the author reevaluates Communist revolutionary strategy during the Vietnam War. Based on primary materials  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Duiker, William J.
Communist Road to Power in Vietnam : Second Edition.
Boulder : Routledge, ©2018
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: William J Duiker
ISBN: 9780429492914 042949291X 9780429972546 0429972547 9780429961465 0429961464
OCLC Number: 1028731584
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 1996
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Preface to the Second Edition; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms; 1 Introduction; 2 The Rise of the Revolutionary Movement (1900-1930); Vietnamese Nationalism; Ho Chi Minh and the Origins of Vietnamese Marxism; The Formation of the Revolutionary Youth League; The Road to Revolution; The League and Vietnamese Nationalism; The Breakup of the League; The Nghe Tinh Soviets; Nghe Tinh in Retrospect; 3 Out of the Ashes (1930-1941); Under the Banner of the Comintern; Clouds of War; 4 Prelude to Revolt (1941-1945); War in Europe. The Bac Son RebellionThe Cochin China Uprising; The Formation of the Vietminh; Toward the General Uprising; March to the South; The Japanese Coup d'Ã#x89;tat; Creatine the Liberated Zone; The Tan Trao Conference; 5 The Days of August (August-September 1945); The August Revolution; The Lessons of August; 6 The Uneasy Peace (September 1945-December 1946); The Vietminh in Power; The Collapse of Communist Power in Cochin China; Negotiations with the French; 7 The Franco-Vietminh War (1947-1954); The Chinese Model; Withdrawal; Equilibrium; The Bao Dai Solution; The Communist Victory in China. The 1950 Border OffensiveToward the General Offensive; The Other War; The Navarre Plan; The Battle of Dien Bien Phu; The Road to Geneva; Conclusions; 8 Peace and Division (1954-1961); Communist Strategy in the South, 1954-1957; The International Situation; The Darkest Hour; The Year of Decision, 1959; The Period of Spontaneous Uprisings; The Third Party Congress, 1960; The National Liberation Front; 9 The Dialectics of Escalation (1961-1965); Countering the Special War, --
Building up the PLAF; Fish on the Chopping Block; The Fall of the Diem Regime; The Ninth Plenum of December 1963. Confrontation with MoscowThe Battlefield Solution; Crisis in Saigon; The Fall of Khrushchev; Conclusion; 10 War of Attrition (1965-1968); Westmoreland's Strategy; Hanoi's Response; The Strategy of Attrition: Washington; The Strategy of Attrition: Hanoi; On the Diplomatic Front; Shootout at the DMZ; The Strains of Escalation; Toward the Decisive Hour; The Tet Offensive; The Results of Tet; 11 Fighting and Negotiating (1968-1973); The Battle of Khe Sanh; Maintaining the Offensive; Prelude to Negotiations; The Invasion of Cambodia; Bit by Bit; The Easter Offensive; Peace Is at Hand; Conclusions. 12 The Final Drama (1973-1975)Testing the Wind; Attack in the North; The Ho Chi Minh Campaign; The Divine Hammer; Dénouement; 13 Prospect and Retrospect; Factors in Communist Success; Vietnam as Model; The Perils of Success; Foreign Policy; Reforming the Revolution; A Final Word; Notes; Selected Bibliography; About the Book and Author; Index.
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