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Vietnam : state, war, and revolution, (1945-1946)

Vietnam : state, war, and revolution, (1945-1946)

Author: David G Marr
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2013.
Series: From Indochina to Vietnam: revolution and war in a global perspective, 6.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
This book focuses on an era when Vietnam's course for the future was determined. The book recreates in detail what it was like to be there in these dramatic postcolonial moments as the Japanese, British, and Americans faded from view, the DRV began to function and establish an army, the French maneuvered to restore colonialism, but the beginnings of the Cold War swept Vietnam into its orbit with the Chinese Red Army  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic book
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David G Marr
ISBN: 9781299316447 1299316441 9780520954977 0520954971
OCLC Number: 847724534
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 721 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: Forming the DRV government --
The government at work --
Defense --
Peace or war? --
Seeking foreign friends --
Material dreams and realities --
Dealing with domestic opposition --
The Indochinese Communist Party and the Việt Minh --
Mass mobilization.
Series Title: From Indochina to Vietnam: revolution and war in a global perspective, 6.
Responsibility: David G. Marr.
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Amidst the revolutionary euphoria of August 1945, most Vietnamese believed that colonialism and war were being left behind in favor of independence and modernization. In this title, the author  Read more...


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"I come away from this book with much admiration for the research that has gone into it. There clearly is no other book out there, using Vietnamese sources, that gives us a context for evaluating the Read more...

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