Vietnam

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Infobase Publishing, 2009 - Vietnam - 138 pages
This series examines the key consequences of arbitrary border making in world history - past and present . These studies describe arbitrary borders as places where people interact differently from the way they would had the boundary not existed. Analytical, but easy to read, these brief histories will appeal to a broad sweep of readership
 

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Contents

Geneva 1954
2
Vietnamese History
14
French Colonization
23
Vietnamese Resistance
33
Vietnam at War
47
The French Indochina War
56
Dienbienphu
69
A Divided Vietnam
80
Wars End and the Aftermath
111
Chronology and Timeline
121
Source Notes
124
Bibliography
127
Further Reading
129
Index
133
Picture Credits
137
About the Contributors
138

The Americanization of the War
95

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