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Imagining Vietnam and America : the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950

Author: Mark Bradley
Publisher: Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000.
Series: New Cold War history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this study of the encounter between Vietnam and the United States from 1919 to 1950, Mark Bradley reconceptualizes the origins of the Cold War in Vietnam and the place of postcolonial Vietnam in the history of the twentieth century. Bradley draws on Vietnamese-language primary sources and interviews as well as archival materials from France, Great Britain, and the United States, using these sources to reveal an  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bradley, Mark, 1961-
Imagining Vietnam and America.
Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, ©2000
(OCoLC)606341562
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Bradley
ISBN: 0807825492 9780807825495 0807848611 9780807848616
OCLC Number: 43036839
Description: xiv, 304 pages : map ; 24 cm.
Contents: European wind, American rain: the United States in Vietnamese anticolonial discourse --
Representing Vietnam: the interwar American construction of French Indochina --
Trusteeship and the American vision of postcolonial Vietnam --
Self-evident truths?: Vietnam, America, and the August revolution of 1945 --
Improbable opportunities: Vietnamese and American diplomacy in the postcolonial moment --
Becoming postcolonial in a Cold War world.
Series Title: New Cold War history.
Responsibility: Mark Philip Bradley ; foreword by John Lewis Gaddis.
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Explores the origins of the Cold War in Vietnam and postcolonial Vietnam's place in history. The author argues that the global discourse and practices of colonialism, race, modernism and postcolonial  Read more...

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