Christopher Goscha Resituates The Vietnamese Revolution And War Against The French Into Its Asian Context Breaking With Nationalist And Colonial Historiographies Which Have Largely Locked Vietnam Into Indochinese Or Nation State Straightjackets, Goscha Takes Thailand As His Point Of Departure For Exploring How The Vietnamese Revolution Was Intimately Linked To Asia Between The Birth Of The Save The King Movement In 1885 And The Battle Of Dien Bien Phu In 1954.But His Study Is Than Just A Political History Goscha Brings Geography To Bear On His Subject With A Passion While He Considers The Little Known Political Movements Of Such Well Known Faces As Phan Boi Chau And Ho Chi Minh Across Southeast Asia, The Author Takes Us Into The Complex Asian Networks Stretching From Northeastern Thailand And The Port Of Bangkok To Southern China And Hong Kong And Beyond There, We See How Ho And Chau Drew Upon An Invisible Army Of Vietnamese And Chinese Traders, Criminals, Prostitutes, Sailors And Above All The Thousands Of Emigres Living In Vietnamese Communities In Thailand.
Christopher Goscha studied at the School of Foreign Service, University of Georgetown BA , the Australian National University at Canberra MA , the University Diderot Paris VIII MA and l cole des Hautes tudes PhD, La Sorbonne He joined the history department at the Universit du Qu bec Montr al in 2005 He teaches international relations, world history, the history of colonial and postco
- 418 pages
- Thailand and the Southeast Asian Networks of The Vietnamese Revolution, 1885-1954 (Nordic Institute of Asian Studies : Recent Studies of Vietnamese History and Society : Monographs)
- Christopher E. Goscha
- 16 October 2018 Christopher E. Goscha