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The Two Vietnams

A Political And Military Analysis, 1st Edition

By Bernard Fall


520 pages

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pub: 2019-10-07
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This book is devoted to a comparison of the governmental and economic institutions of north and south zones of Viet-Nam; that each zone has its own set of economic and political troubles and that both sides are engaged in military efforts which may well overwhelm them in the end.

Table of Contents

Preface -- The Common Ground -- The Physical Setting -- A Glimpse of the Past -- Colonial Interlude -- White Man's End -- "Doc-Lap!" -- Revolution in the North -- The Rise of Ho Chi Minh -- The Road to Dien Bien Phu -- Garrison State -- "Road to Socialism" -- Insurgency in the South -- The Lost Decade -- Agony of a War -- Ngo Dinh Diem— Man and Myth -- A Tale of Two Republics -- The Economic Base -- The Second Indochina War -- "National Liberation" -- The Two Viet-Nams in Perspective -- Text of the North Vietnamese Constitution of 1960 -- Manifesto of the Eighteen -- Program of the National Liberation Front of South Viet-Nam -- Proclamations by South Vietnamese Council of Generals -- Decision of the Revolutionary Council -- Proclamation by General Nguyen Khanh on the Coup D'etat of January 30, 1964 -- Text of the Nguyen Cao KY Convention [Issued in Saigon, June 19, 1965.] -- Texts of the Communique and Declarations of the Seven-Nation Manila Conference on South Viet-Nam

About the Author

Bernard B. Fall

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / Asian American Studies
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Regional Studies