Indochina memoir

rubber, politics, and war in Vietnam and Cambodia, 1955-1972
  • 135 Pages
  • 4.64 MB
  • English
Arizona State University Program for Southeast Asian Studies, Monograph Series Press , Tempe, AZ
Michon, Michel Maurice., Rubber industry and trade -- Vietnam., Rubber industry and trade -- Cambodia., Plantation owners -- Vietnam -- Biography., Plantation owners -- Cambodia -- Biography., Vietnam -- Politics and government -- 1945-1975., Cambodia -- Politics and government -- 20th cen


Vietnam, Cambodia, Vietnam., Camb

StatementMichel M. Michon.
LC ClassificationsDS559.93.M53 M53 2000
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 135 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6799597M
ISBN 101881044246
LC Control Number00108319

Indochina Memoir: Rubber, Politics, and War in Vietnam and Cambodia, Paperback – June 1, by Michel M. Michon (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating4/5(1). For those of us whose youth was forged by the pain of the Vietnam War and the exoticism of Indochina, veteran broadcast journalist Jim Laurie has written a memoir of love, conflict, and coming of age that is a true “cri du coeur”—a cry of the heart—for a long-forgotten time in American history/5(35).

Hanoi, Adieu: A Bittersweet Memoir of French Indochina Paperback – January 1, by Mandaley Perkins (Author), Michel l'Herpiniere (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1).

Michel's obvious love of Hanoi shines through the book, and the descriptions The author tells the story of her step-father, who arrived in Hanoi as a teenager, and lived there untilduring the last decades of French Indochina/5. Hanoi Adieu: A Bittersweet Memoir of a Frenchman in Indochina Paperback – January 1, by Mandaley Perkins (Author) › Visit Amazon's Mandaley Perkins Page.

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5/5(3). Indochina book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Combining new approaches with a groundbreaking historical synthesis, this 4/5(5).

This is the history of the french occupation of indochina. It is one of my favorite books of all times. well written, it draws you into the story, letting you see, breathe, and feel the life of a French landowner/5(12).

There was a time when all I knew of Vietnam war books was Tim O’Brien’s, The Things They Carried, a book that prompted the laconic entry in my book journal, “This book destroyed me.” One of the things I loved so much—and that broke my heart so cleanly—about The Things They Carried was that it reminded me of another beloved war book, Slaughterhouse-Five, in that both books are.

Kaponya’s The French Foreign Legion and Indochina in Retrospect (Tate Publishing, pp., $, paper) is a respectful memoir dedicated to the memory of his French Foreign Legion comrades.

Kaponya describes his screening and induction, his experiences in North Africa, and—most importantly—his service in Indochina during the French war. Michel M. Michon is the author of Indochina Memoir ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review, published )3/5. A memoir of the fragile beauty and dark undercurrents of the years of French occupation of Vietnam.

Michel L?Herpiniere arrived in Hai as a teenager in the years before World War II. Adieu is an intimate and compelling journey through the tumultuous last decades of French Indochina and the crucial years prior to the Vietnam War.

It is also. Air Power throughout the Ages. By Dr Michael Hankins. Editorial Note: DuringFrom Balloons to Drones will be running a series of articles looking at various aspects of the air war over Vietnam from the French-Indochina War through to the end of the Vietnam War.

Explore our list of Asian Studies - Southeast Asia - Indochina Books at Barnes & Noble®. Get your order fast and stress free with free curbside pickup. Family legend suggested she had gone to the French Colony of Indochine (now Vietnam) and that there was a man involved.

As Texier’s research progressed, the intended memoir morphed into a novel; one which gives a great sense of that time frame in French Indochina – a colony which was surviving on the opium tax.

Cooking and enjoying like at home, combined with the commitment to create and share fascinating culinary and emotional impressions of the the originality, beauty and romance of Indochina. This very sentiment is the basic principle Mémoires d’Indochine is based on since its initiation.

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Explore our list of Asian Studies - Southeast Asia - Indochina Books at Barnes & Noble®. Receive FREE shipping with your Barnes & Noble Membership. Our Stores Are Open Book Annex Membership Educators Gift Cards Stores & Events Help. Marguerite Duras was born in Gia-Dinh, Indochina on April 4, After attending school in Saigon, she moved to Paris, France to study law and political science.

After graduation, she worked as a secretary in the French Ministry of the Colonies until During World War II, she joined the Resistance and published her first books.5/5(3). The book “is a classic tale, life-affirming and updated for the modern age,” Terrance Maitland wrote in the New York Times Book Review.

THE KILLING ZONE: MY LIFE IN THE VIETNAM WAR. by Frederick Downs Jr., Downs, who served as an Army lieutenant in Vietnam, wrote three memoirs. The Killing Zone, his first, is one of the best of the.

A slew of war memoirs stands together with the top Vietnam war books of this genre. In the brief history of Vietnam War literature, publishers could barely touch a book on the war before the late s and early s-part of their self-induced national amnesia about that battle and its results.

Since the mids, several major Chinese sources have been available for studies of China's involvement in the First Indo-China War, which release for the first time a series of previously unknown telegrams, directives and inner-Party documents of the Beijing leadership.

’Indochina Memories’ memoir discussed Update: April, 09/ - History lesson: Experts said the book was a useful source of documentation for those interested in the history and ethnography of the three Indochinese countries under French rule. Review: A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath User Review - Jared Hoey - Goodreads.

The guy writing it ended up being a counter-revolutionary, so what he says needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

He met Hoxha though, which is cool. Read full review3/5(3). The busy British writer, whose book 'The Forgiven' is being adapted by John Michael McDonagh with Ralph Fiennes and Jessica Chastain starring, has partnered with Indochina.

VietNamNet Bridge – Over a century after Paul Doumer, former governor general of French Indochina, wrote his memoir on the Indochinese, his book continues to attract Vietnamese and foreign.

The political memoir as rousing adventure story—a sizzling account of a life lived in the thick of every important struggle of the era. April snow falls thick and fast on the Badlands of South Dakota. It has been more than five weeks since protesting Sioux Indians seized their historic village of Wounded Knee, and the FBI shows no signs of abandoning its siege.4/5(1).

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It has been a very tough year. Many have died, been sickened, lost their jobs, or locked down as the world fights a global pandemic: a disruption like no other I can remember.

Indochina and Vietnam: The Thirty-five Year War, - Ebook written by Robert Miller, Dennis D. Wainstock.

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Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Indochina and Vietnam: The Thirty-five Year War, I came upon Felix Greene's book Vietnam, Vietnam; he could not have found a more receptive reader than I.

For if I was already “against the war”—and thought that President Johnson had conned us by promising no wider war in Asia—I was still very much an empty vessel, and wide open to an artfully made moralistic argument.

Additional essays examine the final phases of the First Indochina War, draw an analysis of the Geneva Agreements and show national actions beyond This book, then, does not concentrate largely on a historical narrative of the First Vietnam War.

"A splendid memoir a tale, at once tragic and beautiful, of love and loss, of coming of age and of witnessing the end of Indochina as the West had known it for more than a century."—Los Angleles Times Book Review. From the writer immortalized in the Academy Award-winning film The Killing Fields.Books on LibraryThing tagged Indochina.

This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.The struggle for Vietnam occupies a central place in the history of the twentieth century.

Fought over a period of three decades, the conflict drew in all the world’s powers and.