Vietnam

A New History
CD - unabridged
Audio (19 discs)
Product Number: DD33579
Released: Sep 26, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781541409033
Narrator/s: Kirby Heyborne
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
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In Vietnam, Christopher Goscha tells the full history of Vietnam, from antiquity to the present day. Generations of emperors, rebels, priests, and colonizers left complicated legacies in this remarkable country. Periods of Chinese, French, and Japanese rule reshaped and modernized Vietnam, but so too did the colonial enterprises of the Vietnamese themselves as they extended their influence southward from the Red River Delta. Over the centuries, numerous kingdoms, dynasties, and states have ruled over what is now Vietnam. Trinh and Nguyen military lords led competing states in the seventeenth century. French colonizers grouped Vietnam with Laos and Cambodia in an Indochinese Union, but governed Vietnam itself as three separate territorial units. The bloody Cold War-era and the American-backed Republic of Vietnam was only the most recent instance when war divided and transformed Vietnam. A major achievement, Vietnam offers the grand narrative of the country's complex past and the creation of the modern state of Vietnam. At a time when more and more visitors come to Vietnam and Southeast Asia is again at the center of intense global rivalries, this is the definitive single-volume history for anyone seeking to understand Vietnam today.

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Author(s): Christopher Goscha
Narrator(s): Kirby Heyborne
Product Number Z100124375
Released: Sep 26, 2017
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Tantor Media, Inc
ISBN: #9781541429031
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Author(s): Christopher Goscha
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Released: Mar 15, 2017
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Basic Books
ISBN: #9781541698697

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