By Marilyn B. Young, Robert Buzzanco

A spouse to the Vietnam conflict comprises twenty-four definitive essays on America's longest and such a lot divisive international clash. It represents the simplest present scholarship in this debatable and influential episode in smooth American background. Highlights problems with nationalism, tradition, gender, and race. Covers the breadth of Vietnam struggle heritage, together with American warfare rules, the Vietnamese viewpoint, the antiwar flow, and the yank domestic entrance. Surveys and evaluates the easiest scholarship on each vital period and subject. incorporates a decide upon bibliography to steer additional examine.

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Fall, Bernard B. 1967: Ho Chi Minh on Revolution, 192D-1966. New York, Praeger. Fenn, Charles 1973: Ho Chi Minh: An Historical Introduction. New York: Scribners. Gaspard, Thu Trang 1992: Ho Chi Minh a Paris [Ho Chi Minh in Paris]. Paris: l'Harmattan. Hemery, Daniel1990: Ho Chi Minh: de l'Indochine au Vietnam [Ho Chi Minh: From Indochina to Vietnam]. Paris: Gallimard. Ho Chi Minh 1977: Selected Writings. Hanoi: Foreign Languages Press. Huynh Kim Khanh 1982: Vietnamese Communism, 1925-1945. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

It has been estimated that during his lifetime Ho adopted over fifty assumed names. Many of his writings were penned under such names, while countless others have been lost or were destroyed in the course of a generation of conflict. Ho Chi Minh contributed to the problem by maintaining an air of mystery about his life. For years he denied that the shadowy public figure that emerged immediately after World War II as President Ho Chi Minh was in actuality the same person as Nguyen Ai Quoc, the founder of the Indochinese Communist Party (ICP) and a prominent agent of the Comintern (the organization created by Vladimir Lenin in 1919 to promote revolution throughout the world) of the prewar period.

Elements in South Vietnam that were hostile to the revolution should be given an opportunity, through legal or educational means, to serve the new order. The rural masses, who had provided the footsoldiers of the revolution during a generation of conflict, should be rewarded by a one-year remission of the agricultural tax. He appealed for comrades throughout the world to seek the restoration of the unity of the socialist community. Finally, Ho specified that he should be cremated and given a simple funeral service, with his ashes scattered throughout the three regions ofVietnam - North, Center, and South.

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