2 edition of Crisis in Indochina found in the catalog.
Crisis in Indochina
Richard C Holbrooke
by Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division in Washington
Written in English
|Series||Current policy - Dept. of State ; no. 151|
|Contributions||United States. Dept. of State. Bureau of Public Affairs. Editorial Division|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3,  p. ;|
His book is a minor gem of elegant history writing There is much in Riedel’s short book to pore over.” — The Financial Times “The greatest value in ‘JFK’s Forgotten Crisis’ is the. Based on extensive research in the Russian archives, this book examines the Soviet approach to the Vietnam conflict between the Geneva conference on Indochina and late , when the overthrow of the South Vietnamese president Ngo Dinh Diem and the assassination of John F. Kennedy radically transformed the conflict. The author finds that the USSR attributed no geostrategic importance to.
“India’s implementation of the Forward Policy served as a major provocation to China in September ,” Bruce Riedel, a former CIA official, wrote the book titled JFK’s Forgotten Crisis. Eden's diplomatic triumph at the Geneva Conference on Indochina is often overshadowed by the Suez Crisis which led to his political downfall. This book, however, recalls an earlier Eden: a skilled and experienced international diplomatist at the height of his powers who may well have prevented a localised Cold War crisis escalating Author: Kevin Ruane, Matthew Jones.
His book, Rivers of Silence, (Disaster on River Nam Ka Chu, , and the Dash to Dhaka across River Meghna during ) spans two wars with very different results. Indochina excerpted from the book The Trial of Henry Kissinger by Christopher Hitchins Verso Press, p25 Indochina Some statements are too blunt for everyday, consensual discourse. In national "debate," it is the smoother pebbles that are customarily gathered from the stream, and used as projectiles. They leave less of a scar, even when.
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Crisis in Indochina. Washington: Dept. of State, Bureau of Public Affairs, Office of Public Communication, Editorial Division, (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Richard C Holbrooke; United States. Department of State.
Office of Public. Books shelved as indochina: Street Without Joy: The French Debacle in Indochina by Bernard B. Fall, Hell in a Very Small Place: The Siege of Dien Bien Ph.
The Indochina refugee crisis was the large outflow of people from the former French colonies of Indochina, comprising the countries of Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos, after communist governments were established in Over the next 25 years and out of a total Indochinese population in of 56 million, more than 3 million people would undertake the dangerous journey to become refugees in.
First Indochina War; Part of the Indochina Wars, the Cold War, and the decolonisation of Asia: Clockwise from top: After the fall of Dien Bien Phu supporting Laotian troops fall back across the Mekong River into Laos; French Marine commandos wade ashore off the Annam coast in July ; M24 Chaffee American light tank used by French in Vietnam; Geneva Conference on 21 July ; A Grumman F6F Location: French Indochina, mainly Vietnam.
These essays by leading specialists show how the Indochina War connected key participants and historical forces in the making of the post international system. This book belongs in the library of anyone interested in the Cold War, decolonization, Asian history, Vietnamese studies, and international history.”―Christopher Goscha,/5(4).
Reviews “[The] definitive study on the subject of Eden and Indochina.” – A Blog on Winston Churchill “A lively and incisive account by two of Britain's leading international historians, this book sheds new light on many aspects of the Indochina crisis but, most importantly, draws a close link between Anthony Eden's successful diplomacy and the looming danger of thermo-nuclear war.”.
Eden's diplomatic triumph at the Geneva Conference on Indochina is often overshadowed by the Suez Crisis which led to his political downfall.
This book, however, recalls an earlier Eden: a skilled and experienced international diplomatist at the height of his powers who may well have prevented a localised Cold War crisis escalating.
3 Corner to McIntosh, 15 Marchin Unofficial Channels, ; 3 On 13 Marchtensions in Indochina reached a climax after Vietminh forces led an assault against the French fortress at Dien Bien Phu. The siege caused a major strain in Anglo-American relations, prompting Australia and New Zealand to seriously reconsider how closely, if at all, their respective External Affairs Author: Andrew Kelly.
Printable Version. Pentagon Papers: Background to the Crisis Digital History ID Date Annotation: Background to U.S. involvement in Vietnam.
Document: The Pentagon Papers Background to the Crisis Indochina In U.S. Wartime Policy, The book gives the view of Indochina from the French perspective.
Relying on novels, newspapers, movies and other items of popular culture, the author shows how French culture created an image of Indochina and dealt with their first colonial defeat.
Chapters include discussions of the French Exhibition of and the role of gender in the Cited by: Books shelved as french-indochina-war: Street Without Joy: The French Debacle in Indochina by Bernard B.
Fall, Gendarmes au combat by Erwan Bergot, G.M. Indochina is bleeding. Vietnam, Laos and Kampuchea discharge a massive flow of apparently permanent refugees, on a scale the world has not experienced since World War II. No end is in sight to the flow nor is any political solution by: Start studying Chapter The Sixties, Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools.
About Anthony Eden, Anglo-American Relations and the Indochina Crisis. In the spring ofafter eight years of bitter fighting, the war in Vietnam between the French and the communist-led Vietminh came to a head.
With French forces reeling, the United States planned to intervene militarily to shore-up the anti-communist position. This book examines the history of communist Indochina, from the foundation of the Indochinese Communist Party in to the end of the s.
It explores the impact of the Japanese invasion of Indochina inand the subsequent relationship between the Japanese occupiers and the Vichy French colonial regime. It considers why, following the Japanese surrender, the cause of.
THE CRISIS IN INDOCHINA (ORE ) Created: 2/10/ OCR scan of the original document, errors are possible. COP*OR THE ASSISTANT DIRECTOR FOR REPORTS AND ESTIMATES. THE CRISIS IN INDOCHINA. CIA HISTORICAL REVIEW PROGRAM RELEASE IN FULL, - ENTRAL INTELLIGENCE AGENCY.
DISSEMINATION NOTICE. Washington, D. ; his book Twelve against Empire: the Anti-Impe rialists,appeared in and received both the Allan Nevins Prize and the John H. Dun ning Prize. Professor Beisner deliver ed the lecture to a class in U. history on May 7, ) I want to speak to you today on the topic, "Indochina: How We Got There, What the U.
The third Indochina conflict: introduction / David W.P. Elliott --The Kampuchean-Vietnamese conflict / Stephen P. Heder --Vietnamese policy and the Indochina crisis / Gareth Porter --Vietnam's "boat people" / Charles Benoit --China's strategy toward Vietnam and its implications for the United States / Robert G.
Sutter --The strategic triangle. The First Vietnam War beautifully illustrates the complex interplay between the emerging Cold War, the disintegrating colonial order, and the vibrant social, political, and cultural forces inside Indochina. The volume confirms the promise of the new international history-multi-archival, multi-national, and : Harvard.
The fall of Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos to communist armies in caused a massive outpouring of refugees from these nations. This work focuses on the refugee crisis and the American aid workers--a colorful crew of malcontents and mavericks drawn from the State Department, military, USAID, CIA, and the Peace Corps--who took on the task of helping those most impacted by the Vietnam War.5/5(1).
The states of Indochina had been French colonies or protectorates since the 19th century. However, in March the Japanese interned all French troops and officials, and turned over all civil government to local authorities.
The power vacuum caused by the Japanese surrender allowed the Viet Minh, a strong revolutionary organisation, to be established throughout Vietnam. When the French.Mark Atwood Lawrence and Fredrik Logevall’s book The First Vietnam War is a synthesis of events in various countries that led up to and followed the First Vietnam War.
It is a compilation of 14 essays whose authors attempt to describe various aspects of the war in various countries. The third Indochina conflict: introduction / David W.P.
Elliott -- The Kampuchean-Vietnamese conflict / Stephen P. Heder -- Vietnamese policy and the Indochina crisis / Gareth Porter -- Vietnam's "boat people" / Charles Benoit -- China's strategy toward Vietnam and its implications for the United States / Robert G.
Sutter -- The strategic Pages: