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Vietnam And The Soviet Union
Anatomy Of An Alliance

ISBN 9780429266966
Published January 28, 2020 by Routledge
288 Pages

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Book Description

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

Table of Contents

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

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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.