1st Edition

Vietnam And The Soviet Union Anatomy Of An Alliance

By Douglas Pike Copyright 1987

    Examining the long and turbulent relationship between Vietnam and the Soviet Union, Douglas Pike traces its political, economic, and diplomatic history from the Bolshevik Revolution to today's deep and intricate alliance. He not only explores this extraordinary relationship but also outlines its great geopolitical significance for the entire region

    Preface -- Apocryphal Story -- Introduction -- The Formative Years -- The Stalin Years -- The Khrushchev Years -- Zigzag -- Hanoi and Moscow at War -- Soviet-Vietnamese Economic Relations -- The Subliminal Dimension -- Post-Vietnam War Relations -- The Evolving Relationship


    Douglas Pike is director of the Indochina Studies Project at the University of California, Berkeley. As a U.S. foreign service officer, he was posted in Saigon, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Taipei, and Washington. He is the author of five books on Vietnam, the latest of which is PAVN: People's Army of Vietnam.