Nationalism and Imperialism in Vietnam

Henderson, Deborah J. & Burstall, Terry (1994) Nationalism and Imperialism in Vietnam. In Mackerras, Colin (Ed.) Imperialism, colonialism and nationalism in East Asia: history through documents. Longman Australia, Melbourne, pp. 127-168.


This chapter explores the following features of Vietnamese history: Vietnamese struggle against French colonialism, the developoment and nature of Vietnamese nationalism, Ho Chi Minh's leadership, the impact of the Second World War and the Japanese occupation, the war against the French 1945-54. The chapter incorporates a narrative commentary of key events and movements with a range of carefully selected and researched historical documents. Questions, activities, value dilemmas and suggestions for furhter research encourage students to think critically about the sources presented.

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ID Code: 3269
Item Type: Book Chapter
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Keywords: Vietnam, French imperialism, Vietnamese nationalism, Ho Chi Minh, Dien Bien Phu, Vietnamese resistance, Japanese occupation, World war two
ISBN: 0582801656
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > HISTORY AND ARCHAEOLOGY (210000) > HISTORICAL STUDIES (210300) > Asian History (210302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Humanities and Social Sciences Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. Economics Business and Management) (130205)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1994 Longman Australia
Deposited On: 27 Feb 2006 00:00
Last Modified: 07 Oct 2015 23:16

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