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Replacing FranceThe Origins of American Intervention in Vietnam$
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Kathryn C. Statler

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780813124407

Published to Kentucky Scholarship Online: September 2011

DOI: 10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.001.0001

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Decolonization and Cold War

Decolonization and Cold War

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(p.14) (p.15) 1 Decolonization and Cold War
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Replacing France
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Kathryn C. Statler

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University Press of Kentucky
DOI:10.5810/kentucky/9780813124407.003.0002

This chapter discusses the first few important steps in the long transition from the French to the American presence in Vietnam. It assesses how, from 1950 to 1953, French leaders convinced a skeptical Truman administration that Indochina was much more than an exploited colony which was maintained for reasons of French prestige and grandeur. When the American officials insisted on being involved in French decision making, it marked the beginning of the eventual transition from French to American influence of events in Vietnam.

Keywords:   transition, American presence, Vietnam, French decision making, influence, Indochina, Truman administration

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