Tønnesson, Stein.

Vietnam 1946 : how the war began / Stein Tønnesson ; with a foreword by Philippe Devillers. - Berkeley : University of California Press, c2010. - 1 online resource. - JSTOR eBooks From Indochina to Vietnam ; 3 . - From Indochina to Vietnam ; v. 3. .

"A Philip E. Lilienthal book in Asian studies"--Jacket flap.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

A clash of republics -- The Chinese trap -- Modus vivendi -- Massacre -- The French trap -- Who turned out the lights? -- If only -- Glossary.

Stein Tønnesson explores the antecedents of the Vietnam War back to 1946 when at the end of the world war, French administrators returned to their protectorates in South East Asia, & found themselves challenged by a new political nationalism that drew inspiration from the Russian & Chinese revolutions.

0520944607 (electronic bk.) 9780520944602 (electronic bk.)

22573/cttt1nk2 JSTOR


Indochinese War, 1946-1954.
Indochinese War, 1946-1954--Causes.


Vietnam--History--1945-1975.
France--Relations--Vietnam.
Vietnam--Relations--France.
China--Relations--Vietnam.
Vietnam--Relations--China.

DS553.1 / .T67 2010

959.704/11