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The End of Colonialism and the Emergence of Two Competing Models for Building a Modern Nation, 1940–1954

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520201576
eISBN:
9780520916586
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0004
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the emergence of two competing models for rebuilding Vietnam after the end of French colonialism. There were two groups who sought to take advantage of French weakness during ... More


Ho’S China Connection

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 1 details how Ho made China his revolutionary base from World War II to the French Indochina War. The Vietnamese and Chinese shared a common heritage and anticolonial experiences for more ... More


Self-Determination Reconsidered: Revolutions of Decolonization and Postcolonial Citizenship

Kohn Margaret and McBride Keally

in Political Theories of Decolonization: Postcolonialism and the Problem of Foundations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780195399578
eISBN:
9780199894437
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195399578.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Comparative Politics

This chapter argues that our understanding of revolution can be enhanced by examining twentieth-century movements for independence. These movements wanted to do more than just replace foreign rulers ... More


Bittersweet Transitions: Urbanization on the Fringe of the City

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0002
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter seeks to understand the persistent use of binary frameworks, such as rural versus urban and inside versus outside, to understand complex urban processes. It argues that social life in ... More


Ho Chi Minh in France: An Early Independence Newsreel

Dean Wilson

in The Colonial Documentary Film in South and South-East Asia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474407205
eISBN:
9781474430487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474407205.003.0010
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Dean Wilson continues the investigation of colonial Vietnam by focusing on the film Ho Chi Minh in France (dir. Mai Thu, Tan Viet, 1946). This documentary was produced by two Vietnamese émigrés ... More


From Escalation in Vietnam to Sino-American Rapprochement, 1964–72

Thomas J. Christensen

in Worse Than a Monolith: Alliance Politics and Problems of Coercive Diplomacy in Asia

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691142609
eISBN:
9781400838813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691142609.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines how Sino-Soviet tensions served the United States' regional and global interests and facilitated rapprochement between Washington and Beijing during the period 1964–1972. The ... More


Forming the DRV Government

David G. Marr

in Vietnam: State, War, and Revolution (1945–1946)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780520274150
eISBN:
9780520954977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274150.003.0002
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the basis on which the formerly colonial state of Vietnam begins its development by establishing the Democratic Republic of Vietnam. It introduces provisional president Hồ Chí ... More


A History of Messiness: Order and Resilience on the Sidewalks of Ho Chi Minh City

Annette M. Kim

in Messy Urbanism: Understanding the "Other" Cities of Asia

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9789888208333
eISBN:
9789888313471
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208333.003.0002
Subject:
Architecture, Architectural Theory and Criticism

This chapter focuses on both the resilience and evolution of the spatial practices of everyday people on the sidewalks through Ho Chi Minh City’s history. With an emphasis on spatial practices, the ... More


Tangled History and Photographic (In)Visibility: Ho Chi Minh on the Edge of French Political Culture

Panivong Norindr

in Postcolonial Thought in the French-speaking World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846310546
eISBN:
9781846319808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846319808.008
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Ho Chi Minh, formerly Nguyên Ai Quôc, was a great patriot who devoted his entire life to the liberation of his native Vietnam, first from French colonialism, then from American imperialism. This ... More


Hanoi's Road to the Vietnam War, 1954-1965

Pierre Asselin

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276123
eISBN:
9780520956551
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276123.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Modern History

When Ho Chi Minh and the Communist leadership of the Democratic Republic of Vietnam (DRVN) agreed to the 1954 Geneva accords, ending the eight-year Franco-Indochinese War, they never imagined that ... More


The Problem of Urban Civilization on Saigon’s Edge

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the difficulties in achieving Ho Chi Minh City’s campaign to build an urban civilization. It argues that the campaign for urban civilization is a propaganda campaign because ... More


Postwar Transformation and New Geopolitics

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Chapter 7 explains Mao’s Cold War theory, in which a clash between China and the United States would inevitably occur sooner or later. The Chinese military should thus have its priorities and ... More


Education and Services for Deaf People in Viet Nam

Nguyen Thi Hoa and James Woodward

in Deaf Education Beyond the Western World: Context, Challenges, and Prospects

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190880514
eISBN:
9780190947538
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190880514.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter provides an overview of education and services for deaf people in Viet Nam. The first section covers the three distinct but historically related sign languages in Viet Nam: Ha Noi Sign ... More


Empire’s Residuals: The Return Migration of Former Exiles to Globalizing Vietnam

Long T. Bui

in Returns of War: South Vietnam and the Price of Refugee Memory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781479817061
eISBN:
9781479864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479817061.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter argues that Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon) manifests the contradictory historical processes that shaped the city, once the capital of South Vietnam, into the economic hub it is ... More


Introduction: Saigon, Inside Out

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This introductory chapter focuses on Hóc Môn, a district that lies along a key transport corridor on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City. It describes how national tropes and cultural stereotypes about ... More


Fashioning the Field in Vietnam: An Intersectional Tale of Clothing, Femininities, and the Pedagogy of Appropriateness

Ann Marie Leshkowich

in Fashion and Beauty in the Time of Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781479892150
eISBN:
9781479861736
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479892150.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter explores how a state-sponsored fashion show for women in their 40s depicted an appropriate midlife femininity as mature, attractive, self-confident, and mindful of both Vietnam’s ... More


The Rise of Marxist Power

Hy V. Luong

in Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824833701
eISBN:
9780824870447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the rise of Marxist power in Vietnam. On September 2, 1945, to a tumultuous crowd of half a million Vietnamese in Hanoi as well as to the nation and the world at large, Ho Chi ... More


Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Xiaobing Li

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

As a Communist state bordering Vietnam, China actively supported Ho Chi Minh’s wars against France in 1950–1954 and then America in 1965–1970. This book uses new Communist sources to offer an ... More


Negotiating Time and Space: Household, Labor, Land, and Movement

Erik Harms

in Saigon's Edge: On the Margins of Ho Chi Minh City

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816656059
eISBN:
9781452946245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816656059.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter focuses on the constructs of rural and urban Vietnam. It discusses that the inside and the outside of Ho Chi Minh City fashion images and expectations of distinct spatiotemporal worlds ... More


After Ho

Glenn Robins

in The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813143231
eISBN:
9780813144450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143231.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

Conditions changed dramatically for American POWs following the death of Ho Chi Minh in September 1969 and following a failed U.S. Special Forces rescue attempt, the Son Tay Raid, in November 1970. ... More


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