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Cauldron of resistance Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and 1950s southern Vietnam by Jessica M. Chapman

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Politics and government,
  • Foreign relations

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJessica M. Chapman
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDS556.9 .C454 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25385109M
ISBN 109780801450617
LC Control Number2012028850

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This is an important book about the origins of the American War in Vietnam () that begins much further back at the conclusion of World War II. It's partly about how the United States made possible a broad insurgency through its support of Ngo Dinh Diem's totalitarian and repressive regime during the s until his assassination in a military coup d'etat in /5. Cauldron of Resistance by Jessica M. Chapman | Paperback | Cornell University Press. Books. Authors. That narrative, Jessica M. Chapman contends in Cauldron of Resistance, grossly oversimplifies the complexity of South Vietnam's domestic politics and, indeed, Diem's own political savvy. Based on extensive work in Vietnamese, French, and American archives, Chapman offers a detailed account of three crucial years, –, during which a new Vietnamese political order was established in the Brand: Cornell University Press. That narrative, Jessica M. Chapman contends in Cauldron of Resistance, grossly oversimplifies the complexity of South Vietnam's domestic politics and, indeed, Diem's own political savvy.

Cauldron of Resistance is a brilliant book that is highly recommended for anyone interested in either religion and international history or the origins of America's disastrous intervention in Vietnam., Skillfully argued, Cauldron of Resistance marks an impressive advancement in the study of Ngo Dinh Diem and the Republic of Vietnam.   Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and s Southern Vietnam The United States in the World: Author: Jessica M. Chapman: Publisher: Cornell University Press, ISBN. Because of this, Diem is often viewed as a mere puppet of the United States, in service of its Cold War geopolitical strategy. That narrative, Jessica M. Chapman contends in Cauldron of Resistance, grossly oversimplifies the complexity of South Vietnam's domestic politics and, indeed, Diem's own political savvy. Based on extensive work in Vietnamese, French, and American archives, Chapman . CAULDRON OF RESISTANCE Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and s Southern Vietnam Jessica M. Chapman Cornell University Press This book is a product of many years of research in Vietnam, France, and the United States, in the languages of those three countries. My desire to.

That narrative, Jessica M. Chapman contends in Cauldron of Resistance, grossly oversimplifies the complexity of South Vietnam's domestic politics and, indeed, Diem's own political on extensive work in Vietnamese, French, and American archives, Chapman offers a detailed account of three crucial years, –, during which a new Vietnamese political order was established in the . Nevertheless, Jessica Chapman’s Cauldron of Resistance is a fine achievement and a welcome addition to the study of s Viet Nam and US interventionism, contains a number of important arguments that demand reconsideration of our assumptions, and therefore is highly recommended. T. Christopher Jespersen; Book Review: Chapman, Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and s Southern Vietnam by T. Christopher Jespersen. Pacific Historical Review 1 February ; 84 (1): – doi: Download citation file: Ris (Zotero) Reference Manager; EasyBib; Bookends; Mendeley; Papers. Cauldron of Resistance: Ngo Dinh Diem, the United States, and s Southern Vietnam; by Jessica M. Chapman ; Book; Published by: Cornell University PressCited by: