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Situation in Indochina.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

Situation in Indochina.

Hearings...Ninety-Third Congress, first session...February 8 and March 6, 1973.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Foreign Affairs

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Peace.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 143 p.
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22249013M

    The general idea would be for these states to band together in some kind of common defense of Southeast Asia. Nonetheless, the United States continued to prop it up, fearful of the increasing Communist resistance activity it noted in South Vietnam. Excerpted from Contesting Indochina by M. The Secretary said that he wished to discuss the Indochina situation. With support from the north, communist-led forces—popularly called the Viet Cong —launched an insurgency movement to seize power and reunify the country.

    Ho's government was recognised by the fellow Communist governments of China and the Soviet Union, and Mao 's government subsequently gave a fallback position to Ho's forces, as well as abundant supplies of weapons. An economic trade embargo was imposed on Vietnam by the United States and most other Western countries. Richard M. Plans for land reform were sabotaged by entrenched interests.

    These records are diplomatic papers and reports originally published for the British government. Japan and its occupied territories during World War II 16 reels ; pt. What had been primarily a colonial war thus entered firmly into the sphere of the Cold War. Then comes a zone of about meters deep entirely covered with small pagodas or tombs and temples, which offer excellent protection to any defenders. The general disorganization of French Indochina, coupled with several natural disasters, caused a dreadful famine in Northern and Central Vietnam.


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Situation in Indochina. book

Ho Chi Minh agreed to negotiate with the French in order to gain autonomy, but the Fontainebleau Agreements of failed to produce a satisfactory solution. Section I: East Asia Missions.

Proponents of imperialism lauded the building of schools, hospitals, and roads. By late Hanoi had decided that victory could be achieved only through armed struggle, and early the next year North Vietnamese troops launched a major offensive against the south.

The success of rubber plantations in French Indochina resulted in an increase in investment in the colony by various firms such as Michelin. Turley Withdrawal of U. The British Ambassador indicated that this point of view had merit and said that he would convey it to his Government.

The records document the business activities of the agents and factors of the Company and also provide insight into local matters. There was a threat of a French collapse or of a French desire to reach a settlement on terms which would result in the loss of Indochina and the rest of Southeast Asia to the Communists.

Church Missionary Society Archive. This statement called for the creation of an Indochinese Federation, which would be part of the new French Union, all of which fell in line with the policies presented at the conference convened in Brazzaville in to discuss imperial reform.

France also occupied the western part of Chantaburi. Other policies essentially legalized free market activities that the government had previously tried to limit or suppress.

This agreement left the Democratic Republic of Vietnam henceforth called North Vietnam in control of only the northern half of the country.

South & East Asia: primary sources

What were the territorial boundaries of the DRV? The heart of the book, covering the periods, andholds the story of the dinassauts' early development and their later expanded operations as well as the naval strategies employed.

Ho Chi Minh proclaimed Vietnamese independence on 2 Septemberthe same day that the Japanese formally surrendered.

Then, following the death of veteran party chief Le Duan in Le Duan had succeeded Ho Chi Minh as party chief in and his succession by the pro-reform Nguyen Van Linhthe party launched a program of sweeping economic and institutional renovation doi moi. The French administration established quotas of consumption for each Vietnamese village, thereby compelling villagers to purchase and consume set amounts of these monopolised goods.

Eventually the French asked for American assistance. Therefore, inthe United States backed a coup that overthrew Diem and installed a new leader. The so-called civilizing mission deemed necessary for improving the "backward" and "stagnant" Asian societies dictated the introduction of Western theories and infrastructure in the spheres of politics, economy, medicine, industry, and education, among others.

Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. The Antiwar Movement Meanwhile, the antiwar movement within the United States gained momentum as student protesters, countercultural hippies, and even many mainstream Americans denounced the war.

Ngo Dinh Diema Roman Catholic, was named prime minister and succeeded with American support in stabilizing the anticommunist regime in Saigon. B q British documents on foreign affairs: reports and papers from the Foreign Office confidential print.

The Best and the Brightest Summary & Study Guide

Diplomatic relations evolved little over the next half century, although the missionary presence remained strong. In the south a new government appointed by Bao Dai began to build a new country. With support from the north, communist-led forces—popularly called the Viet Cong —launched an insurgency movement to seize power and reunify the country.

The Second Indochina War was finally at an end. This is followed by a chronological overview of the evolution of the remembrance of the war, which will provide a framework in which to situate the thematically oriented chapters of this study.

Each of these events has been identified as constituting the "true" beginning of the war, though most historians recognize that a sequence of events rather than a single incident led to its outbreak.

An international commission was established, composed of Canadian, Polish, and Indian members under an Indian chairman, to supervise the execution of the agreement. In the early s, nationalist movements emerged in Vietnam, demanding more self-governance and less French influence.

Ho's government was recognised by the fellow Communist governments of China and the Soviet Union, and Mao 's government subsequently gave a fallback position to Ho's forces, as well as abundant supplies of weapons.Nov 25,  · Indochina: An Ambiguous Colonization, is the English translation of Indochine: La colonization ambiguëwhich came out in and had gone through a second expanded edition in The current English version under review could be considered a third edition of the book since it has also been further updated with the inclusion of a large number of recent.

It became part of French Indochina in Vietnam declared independence after World War II, but France continued to rule until its defeat by communist forces under Ho Chi MINH. Under the Geneva Accords ofVietnam was divided into the communist North and anti-communist South.

US economic and military aid to South Vietnam grew. The success of rubber plantations in French Indochina resulted in an increase in investment in the colony by various firms such as Michelin.

With the growing number of investments in the colony's mines and rubber, tea and coffee plantations, French Indochina began to Capital: Saigon (–), Hanoi (–).

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