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- University of California Press 2009; US$ 29.95
Based on multiarchival research conducted over almost three decades, this landmark account tells how a few men set off a war that would lead to tragedy for millions. Stein Tønnesson was one of the first historians to delve into scores of secret French, British, and American political, military, and intelligence documents. In this fascinating account... more...
- DK Publishing 2014; US$ 25.00
Eyewitness Travel Family Guide Washington, D.C. offers you the best things to see and do on a family vacation in Washington, D.C., from visiting magnificent sights such as The White House and the United States Capitol to exploring the treasures housed in the National Gallery of Art and National Museum of American History, and brings those places... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2013; US$ 23.95
As the only French woman among some 11,000 defenders at Dien Bien Phu, Geneviève de Galard had a unique perspective of the siege and fall of the French fortress. This memoir about her years as a flight nurse for the French air force offers previously unknown details about their defeat. De Galard was on the flights that evacuated casualties from the... more...
- University of California Press 2010; US$ 60.00
Combining new approaches with a groundbreaking historical synthesis, this accessible work is the most thorough and up-to-date general history of French Indochina available in English. Unique in its wide-ranging attention to economic, social, intellectual, and cultural dimensions, it is the first book to treat Indochina's entire history from its inception... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 46.95
On The Borders of State Power explores the changing nature, meaning and significance of international borders over time in the area referred to today as the Greater Mekong Sub-region, incorporating Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam and China?s Yunnan province. An international line up of contributors examine the changing nature of borders... more...
- Lexington Books 2005; US$ 34.99
At the intersection of literary, cultural, and postcolonial studies, this volume looks at French perceptions of 'Indochina' as they are conveyed through a variety of media including cinema, literature, art, and historical or anthropological writings. The volume is long awaited, as France's memory of 'Indochina' is understudied compared to its relationship... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
This book explores the history of pre-communist Indochina, from the fourteenth century to the 1940s. It examines the early state of Vietnam, comparing and contrasting its political and social systems, with both those of neighbouring states such as Thailand and those prevalent at the time in Europe. It identifies the forces that shaped Indochina before... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1986; US$ 105.00
In this careful historical analysis, Edward Rice-Maximin documents the reactions of the French Left to the First Indochina War, 1944-1954. Unlike previous works, which dealt exclusively with the politics of the French Communists, this book is among the first to deal with the entire French left and to focus directly on the role of the Socialists. more...