The Road to Vietnam
France, the US and the First Vietnam War
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PART I OUVERTURES
1. The Road to Vietnam: historical debates, and the question of representation
Constructing diplomatic understanding of France and Vietminh
Understanding representation in diplomacy: historical and conceptual requirements
2. Reading diplomatic knowledge: analytics and sources
Conceptual developments: Postructuralism, identity, and text
Analysing representation of identity in diplomacy: from concepts to methods
On the archival trail of the First Vietnam War: sources
3. Diplomatic pathways
PART II DIPLOMATIC TEXT AND THE WORDS OF IDENTITY
1. The Vietminh rebel alliance: universal rights and self-determination
2. The French Empire strikes back: aggression against D?c L?p
3. Vietminh as Fascists: Vietnam does not exist
4. Vietminh as Communists: 'Moscow's interest in Indo-China'
5. A 'united front' and 'the left-wing trend of the Viet-Minh'
6. D'Argenlieu's 'sudden raising of the Communist bogey'
7. Meeting 'radical Annamese opponents of both France and Japan'
8. Creating Pyle's "Third Force": 'a truly nationalist government'
PART III DIPLOMATIC STRUGGLES OVER IDENTITY 1948-1945
1. Late 1948-September 1947: the year of the Stalinist domino
2. August 1947-September 1946: French intransigence and Anglo-Saxon antipathy
3. August 1946-April 1945: WWII ghosts and rethinking colonialism
A study of how political identity influenced the diplomatic relations between the US, France and Vietnam in the period between 1945-1948.