The Resource Imagining Vietnam and America: : the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950, (ebook)

Imagining Vietnam and America: : the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950, (ebook)

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Imagining Vietnam and America: : the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950
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Imagining Vietnam and America:
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the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950
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eng
Summary
In this study of the encounter between Vietnam and the United States from 1919 to 1950, Mark Bradley fundamentally reconceptualizes the origins of the Cold War in Vietnam and the place of postcolonial Vietnam in the history of the twentieth century. Among the first Americans granted a visa to undertake research in Vietnam since the war, Bradley draws on newly available Vietnamese-language primary sources and interviews as well as archival materials from France, Great Britain, and the United States.Bradley uses these sources to reveal an imagined America that occupied a central place in Vietnamese political discourse, symbolizing the qualities that revolutionaries believed were critical for reshaping their society. American policymakers, he argues, articulated their own imagined Vietnam, a deprecating vision informed by the conviction that the country should be remade in America's image.Contrary to other historians, who focus on the Soviet-American rivalry and ignore the policies and perceptions of Vietnamese actors, Bradley contends that the global discourse and practices of colonialism, race, modernism, and postcolonial state-making were profoundly implicated in--and ultimately transcended--the dynamics of the Cold War in shaping Vietnamese-American relations
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Midwest
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1961-
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Bradley, Mark
Dewey number
959.7/03
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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The new Cold War history
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  • Electronic books
  • Vietnam
  • Vietnam
  • United States
  • United States
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adult
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Imagining Vietnam and America: : the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780807860571
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11710260
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remote
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11710260
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MWT11710260
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Imagining Vietnam and America: : the making of postcolonial Vietnam, 1919-1950, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780807860571
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11710260
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11710260
System control number
MWT11710260
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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