5 edition of France and Indochina found in the catalog.
May 28, 2005
by Lexington Books
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||237|
Valorised as 'la perle de l'ExtrÍme Orient', Indochina was France's rival to Britain's 'jewel in the crown'. Advanced, worthy, and accorded special status, it was a showcase of success, but also a site of disaster. Given the current scholarly interest in reassessing colonial attitudes and in francophone culture, this book fills an important /5(6). French rule ended, Vietnam divided. The Vietnam War had its origins in the broader Indochina wars of the s and ’50s, when nationalist groups such as Ho Chi Minh’s Viet Minh, inspired by Chinese and Soviet communism, fought the colonial rule first of Japan and then of French Indochina War broke out in and went on for eight years, with France’s war effort largely funded.
In the governor general of indochina, Martial Merlin, proclaimed that French Indochina “is increasingly active, its influence grows, and its role as a Second Metropole, an outpost of France in Asia [ ] grows stronger.”¹ This “Pearl of Empire,” as French Indochina was known, occupied an important place in the colonial imaginary. Indochine unfolds as an extensive flashback narrated by Eliane Devries (Deneuve), a French woman who grew up on a rubber plantation in French Indochina. Her story begins with the funeral of her best friends, Prince N’Guyen and his wife, and her subsequent adoption of their young daughter, Camille.
France and "Indochina": Cultural Representations edited by Kathryn Robson and Jennifer Yee. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Pp. xvi + cloth ISBN Author: Haydon Leslie Cherry. Ellen J. Hammer, a historian who wrote an influential book about Indochina and Vietnam before the Vietnam War, died on Jan. 28 in New York City. She was 79 and lived in New York : Eric Pace.
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France in Indochina: Colonial Encounters. Oxford: Berg In France in Indochina, Nicola Cooper is concerned with revealing aspects of France's colonial discourse with Indochina, but from a France and Indochina book perspective. Cooper looks at French popular culture: movies, books, music in an attempt to gain a better understanding of Indochina in French Cited by: French Indochina: The History and Legacy of the French Empire’s Colonialism in Southeast Asia - Kindle edition by Charles River Editors.
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France in Indochina book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Valorised as 'la perle de l'ExtrÍme Orient', Indochina was France's ri /5(4). 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. French Indochina, Colonialism, Nationalism, and War. French Indochina. The Arrival of the French 1.) First Missionaries in 16th, 17th Century Portuguese, French 2.) France – direct involvement in early 19th century.
Torres’ situation was a microcosm of the problem of Dien Bien Phu, if not the entire Indochina war: His ragtag force was too small, and it operated at or beyond the extreme limits of France’s ability to provide support.
From the beginning, the reader suspects the story is unlikely to end well. The book is a unique account of a tragic and little-known chapter of the "Secret" War in Laos, and of the wider conflict in Indochina as a whole. Paperback from Asia Books Naval Expeditions: The French Return to Indochina, The volume is long awaited, as France's memory of 'Indochina' is understudied compared to its relationship with its former colonies in West and North Africa.
The book has contemporary urgency as the makeup of France's immigrant population changes and grows to include Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotioan populations. Given the current scholarly interest in reassessing colonial attitudes and in francophone culture, this book fills an important gap by focusing upon the neglected French colonial discourses at the height of the French imperial encounter with period of French colonial rule in Indochina spanned some ninety years and not only did it.
The volume is long awaited, as France's memory of 'Indochina' is understudied compared to its relationship with its former colonies in West and North Africa. The book has contemporary urgency as the makeup of France's immigrant population changes and grows to include Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Laotioan : Kathryn Robson.
Valorized as 'la perle de l'Extrême Orient', Indochina was France's rival to Britain's 'jewel in the crown'. Advanced, worthy, and accorded special status, it was a showcase of success, but also a site of disaster.
Given the current scholarly interest in reassessing colonial attitudes and in francophone culture, this book fills an important gap by focusing upon the neglected French colonial. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xvi, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Taj Angkor: enshrining l'Inde in le Cambodge / Penny Edwards --Representing Indochinese sacrifice: the temple du souvenir Indochinois of Nogent-sur-Marne / Eric T.
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Decades before America’s epic debacle in Vietnam, France had its own. Karin Tanabe sets her new novel, “A Hundred Suns,” in French-occupied Indochina and aims to examine the ugly Author: Martha Anne Toll. Books on French Indochina. Can anyone recommend any books on French Indochina, say circa before Edit: thanks for the responses guys very much appreciated!!.
Feel free to submit interesting articles, tell us about this cool book you just read, or start a discussion about who everyone's favorite figure of minor French nobility is. Contesting Indochina is the first in-depth study of the competing and intertwined narratives of the Indochina War.
It analyzes the layers of French remembrance, focusing on state-sponsored commemoration, veterans’ associations, special-interest groups. [It is a] slim but rich volume.” —H-France “Cooper is to be congratulated on having produced a fascinating and highly readable book that has opened up a rich field for further research.” —Jourbanal of European Area Studies “A book that ought to be read by anyone interested in the French colonial encounter withi : Berg Publishers.
Le régime de la propriété foncière en Indochine; ce qui a été fait--ce qu'il faudrait faire; rapport présenté à Monsieur le ministre des colonies by France () 3 editions published in in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide.
France sent a prominent politician, Paul Doumer, to govern Indochina. Doumer was determined to put Indochina on a paying basis. He wanted the Vietnamese to bear the administrative costs of running Indochina, and he wanted Indochina to provide a market for French products and be a source of profitable investment by French Size: KB.
Indochina, the countries of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia formerly associated with France, first within its empire and later within the French Union. French rule was ended in with the Geneva Accords. The term Indochina refers to the intermingling of Indian and Chinese influences in the culture of the region.
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Out of approximat troops engaged in Indochina, it is estimated t to 30, were of German origins and possibly 70% of Foreign Legion troops engaged in Indochina were German speakers.