Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam: The Great Famine and the Viet Minh Road to Power

Rice Wars in Colonial Vietnam: The Great Famine and the Viet Minh Road to Power

by Geoffrey C. Gunn

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781442223028
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 02/16/2014
Series: Asia/Pacific/Perspectives Series
Pages: 344
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Geoffrey C. Gunn is professor emeritus of economics at Nagasaki University and visiting professor at the University of Macau.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Chapter 1: The Agrarian Setting
Chapter 2: Anticolonial Resistance
Chapter 3: The Rice Rebellions, 1930–31
Chapter 4: The Popular Front Years, 1936–39
Chapter 5: Vichy and the Japanese Occupation, 1940–45
Chapter 6: Allied Power Plays over Indochina
Chapter 7: The “August Revolution” of 1945 and Its Defense
Chapter 8: The Great Vietnam Famine, 1944–45
Epilogue
Glossary
References

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