Pre-Communist Indochina

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-01-13
  • Publisher: Routledge

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This book explores the history of pre-communist Indochina, from the 1300s to the 1940s. It provides a full account of the forces that shaped its development, including China - an important military, commercial and cultural influence - European colonialism, and the development of nationalism in response to colonial rule.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xii
Introductionp. 1
Contrasting political, social and intellectual perspectives: a comparison of Vietnam and England in the fourteenth centuryp. 5
England and Vietnam in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries: an essay in historical comparisonp. 29
Thailand and Viet-Nam: some thoughts towards a comparative historical analysisp. 45
The cycle of Confucianization in Vietnamp. 59
South-East Asian polities in global perspective, 1590-1800p. 71
The development of opposition to French rule in Southern Vietnam 1880-1940p. 86
An introduction to Caodaism: origins and early historyp. 115
An introduction to Caodaism: beliefs and organizationp. 130
Bui Quang Chieu and the Constitutionalist Party in French Cochinchina 1917-30p. 147
The Vietnamese elite of French Cochinchina 1943p. 163
Indexp. 182
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