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Vietnam 1945 : the quest for power

Author: David G Marr
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 1995.
Series: A Philip E. Lilienthal book
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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1945: the most significant year in the modern history of Vietnam. One thousand years of dynastic politics and monarchist ideology came to an end. Eight decades of French rule lay shattered. Five years of Japanese military occupation ceased. Allied leaders determined that Chinese troops in the north of Indochina and British troops in the South would receive the Japanese surrender. Ho Chi Minh proclaimed the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David G Marr
ISBN: 0520078330 9780520078338 0520212282 9780520212282
OCLC Number: 32347002
Notes: "A Philip E. Lilienthal book."
Awards: American Historical Association John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History, 1996.
Description: xxviii, 602 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. The French and the Japanese --
2. The Vietnamese deal with two masters --
3. The Indochinese communist party and the Viet Minh --
4. The Allies: China and the United States --
5. The Allies: Great Britain and free France --
6. The opportune moment --
7. Beyond Hanoi --
8. A state is born.
Series Title: A Philip E. Lilienthal book
Responsibility: David G. Marr.

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1945: the most significant year in the modern history of Vietnam. One thousand years of dynastic politics and monarchist ideology came to an end. Drawing on archival research, interviews, and an  Read more...

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