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Author SarDesai, D. R.

Title Vietnam, past and present / D. R. SarDesai
Edition Third edition
Published Boulder, Colo. : Westview Press, 1998


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 MELB  959.704 Sar/Vpa  AVAILABLE
Description xv, 223 pages : maps ; 23 cm
Contents 1. Ethnicity, Geography, and Early History -- 2. A Millennium of Freedom -- 3. The French Conquest of Vietnam -- 4. The Nationalist Movement -- 5. Roots of the Second Indochina War -- 6. The Indochina Imbroglio -- 7. The New Vietnam -- 8. The Cambodian Question -- 9. Vietnam's Relations with China, the Soviet Union, and ASEAN -- 10. U.S.-Vietnam Relations and Vietnamese Americans
Summary In this new edition, D.R. SarDesai pays particular attention to the normalization of U.S.-Vietnamese relations, Vietnam's policy of economic liberalization, the role of industrialized nations in the globalization of Vietnam's economy, and Vietnam's growing participation with the Allied countries of the Pacific region. A new chapter on the Vietnamese-American community in the United States is also included
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-207) and index
Subject Nationalism -- Vietnam -- History.
Vietnam -- History -- 20th century.
LC no. 98007809
ISBN 0813334357 paperback alkaline paper