E55 - Making the Republic of Vietnam, Ep. 1 w/ Nu-Anh Tran
Danny and Derek welcome Nu-Anh Tran, assistant professor at the University of Connecticut, for a discussion on her book Disunion: Anticommunist Nationalism and the Making of the Republic of Vietnam. In this first episode, they discuss the ideologies of independence movements dating back to the 1920s, the Japanese occupation of World War II, the Việt Minh, the roles of the Cao Đài and Hòa Hảo religious movements in anticolonial resistance, the outbreak of the Anti-French Resistance (First Indochina) War, and more until the Geneva negotiations of 1954.
Grab a copy of Dr. Tran’s book here: https://bit.ly/3cKggnG