Soviet Strategies in Southeast Asia: An Exploration of Eastern Policy under Lenin and Stalin

Soviet Strategies in Southeast Asia: An Exploration of Eastern Policy under Lenin and Stalin

by Charles B. McLane

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Soviet Strategies in Southeast Asia: An Exploration of Eastern Policy under Lenin and Stalin by Charles B. McLane

This study's main concern is with the growth of Communism within Burma, Thailand, Malaya, Indonesia, Indochina, and the Philippines. The author explores the origin and fate of these indigenous movements, their role in domestic politics and relationship to the metropolitan parties (in the case of colonial dependencies) and to the Soviet Union, and their success or failure under the conditions of independence. He also assesses the influence of Communist experience in China, the formation of Russian policy in Southeast Asia, and the policies of the domestic Communist parties.

Originally published in 1966.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780691624068
Publisher: Princeton University Press
Publication date: 12/08/2015
Series: Princeton Legacy Library Series
Pages: 586
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

  • Frontmatter, pg. i
  • Preface, pg. v
  • Contents, pg. xi
  • Chapter One: The Evolution of Soviet Eastern Policy: 1917-1928, pg. 1
  • Chapter Two: Early Soviet Policies in Practice: Southeast Asia in the 1920’s, pg. 80
  • Chapter Three: Eastern Strategies in Abeyance: 1930-1935, pg. 142
  • Chapter Four: United Front in Southeast Asia: 1935-1941, pg. 207
  • Chapter Five: Southeast Asian Communism in Suspension: 1941-1947, pg. 249
  • Chapter Six: Engagement and Disengagement in Southeast Asia: 1948-1954, pg. 351
  • Epilogue, pg. 475
  • Short Biographies, pg. 485
  • Chronology, pg. 497
  • Bibliography, pg. 527
  • Index, pg. 551



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