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Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book is a grassroots social history of the clandestine market for sex in colonial Tonkin. It explores the ways in which sex workers, managers, and clients evaded the colonial regulation system ... More


The Campaign for the Lines of Communication

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 11, the author describes the third logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the battles for control of the lines of communication, particularly in Tonkin (fall ... More


The Shape of Battles to Come

Charles R. Shrader

in A War of Logistics: Parachutes and Porters in Indochina, 1945-1954

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813165752
eISBN:
9780813165950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813165752.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

In Chapter 9, the author describes the first logistical campaign of the First Indochina War, which encompassed the struggles of both the French and the Viet Minh to build the combat and support ... More


Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Gareth Porter

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book offers an interpretation of how and why the United States went to war in Vietnam. It provides a challenge to the prevailing explanation that U.S. officials adhered blindly to a Cold War ... More


Johnson, McNamara, and the Tonkin Gulf Episode

Gareth Porter

in Perils of Dominance: Imbalance of Power and the Road to War in Vietnam

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520239487
eISBN:
9780520940406
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520239487.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter reports the struggle between Lyndon Johnson and Robert McNamara over the bombing of North Vietnam. The full story of that struggle shows that the national security bureaucracy's ... More


Vietnam: Going to War, 1963–5

Jonathan Colman

in The Foreign Policy of Lyndon B. Johnson: The United States and the World, 1963-69

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748640133
eISBN:
9780748652693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748640133.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter explores the escalation of the American commitment under President Johnson from 1963 to 1965. It notes key developments such as the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution in the summer of 1964, the ... More


A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Michael P.M. Finch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

On the eve of the 20th century Joseph Gallieni and Hubert Lyautey claimed to have devised a new approach to the consolidation of colonial acquisitions. Their method emphasized the primacy of ... More


Tonkin 1885–1891: Pacification Without Method

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter three focuses on the pacification process in Tonkin during the period 1885-1891, in order to provide the necessary background for understanding the relative success in this region in the ... More


Tonkin 1891–1896: The Arrival of Method

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

Chapter four shows how failures in Tonkin were overcome during the period 1891-1896. In so doing, it places Gallieni's efforts within the context of a more widespread change in the pacification ... More


The Geography of Vice: Spatial Dimensions of Clandestine Sex Work

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter is a spatial analysis of Tonkin's black market sex industry. It investigates how the area's physical, administrative, economic, and political geography shaped the ways that unregistered ... More


Unfree Labor: Debt Bondage and Human Trafficking

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines two forms of unfree labor — debt-bondage and human trafficking — in which sex workers were not recompensed for their labor and, for a variety of reasons, remained stuck in their ... More


Adolescent Sex Work: Poverty and Its Effects on Children

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter delves into the dark market for juvenile sex work, which to a large extent was a function of Tonkin's extreme poverty. It discusses the multiple social safety nets of Vietnamese society ... More


Taxi Dancers: Western Culture and the Urban-Rural Divide

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter explores the clandestine sex work that occurred in dance halls which were also referred to as “the child of Europeanization.” Whereas sex work in ả Đào singing houses was marketed to men ... More


Introduction: Late Colonial Vietnam and the Development of the Black Market

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in Black Market Business: Selling Sex in Northern Vietnam, 1920-1945

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781501752650
eISBN:
9781501752674
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501752650.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter introduces the black market sex industry in late colonial Vietnam. It argues that the interwar black market sex industry thrived in spaces of tension, which were created by the ... More


Southerners and the Decisions to Withdraw from Vietnam, 1968–1970

Joseph A. Fry

in The American South and the Vietnam War: Belligerence, Protest, and Agony in Dixie

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161044
eISBN:
9780813165486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161044.003.0006
Subject:
History, Political History

Following the Vietnamese communist Tet Offensive of early 1968, Presidents Johnson and Nixon reluctantly made the decisions that would ultimately lead to US withdrawal from Vietnam. As these ... More


Bear Any Burden: Kennedy and Lyndon Johnson

Harold H. Bruff

in Untrodden Ground: How Presidents Interpret the Constitution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780226211107
eISBN:
9780226211244
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226211244.003.0010
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

President John Kennedy addressed two foreign policy crises unilaterally, with different results. At the Bay of Pigs, he endorsed a covert scheme that failed; in the Cuban Missile Crisis, he averted ... More


Assessments of Conversion Potential

Tara Alberts

in Conflict and Conversion: Catholicism in Southeast Asia, 1500-1700

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199646265
eISBN:
9780191747830
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199646265.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The arrival of European traders and missionaries into these complex regional and international networks of exchange excited a variety of responses. Chapter III examines in detail the reception which ... More


Trade, Piracy, and Resistance in the Gulf of Tonkin in the Seventeenth Century

Robert J. Antony

in Sea Rovers, Silver, and Samurai: Maritime East Asia in Global History, 1550-1700

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824852764
eISBN:
9780824869021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824852764.003.0015
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines the relationship that developed among trade, piracy, and resistance in the Gulf of Tonkin, and specifically on the Sino-Vietnamese water frontier, during the seventeenth ... More


When the Cross Met the Lotus: Catholic Mission in Tonkin During the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Anh Q. Tran

in Gods, Heroes, and Ancestors: An Interreligious Encounter in Eighteenth-Century Vietnam

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190677602
eISBN:
9780190677633
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677602.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Chapter 1 considers the Catholic presence in Tonkin and its interaction with Vietnamese religions. It begins by describing the sociopolitical situation of Tonkin as a land of two kings. The chapter ... More


Waging War, 1964

Pierre Asselin

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

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520276123
eISBN:
9780520956551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520276123.003.0008
Subject:
History, World Modern History

Within weeks after adoption of Resolution 9, Communist-led armed forces in the South, fully backed by the North, initiated major combat operations, with a view to annihilating Saigon’s army. Though ... More


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