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southeast asia - Hist 22 Week 8: Decolonization in...

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Hist 22 Week 8: Decolonization in Southeast Asia: Vietnam in Comparative Perspective Colonial Southeast Asia in the 19 th th Centuries 1800 – 1942: Dutch rule in the East Indies (aka Indonesia) o o The Ethical Policy o Mid-1800s: Imposition of colonial rule Intervention in South Vietnam French take North o Indochina 1 French colony (Cochinchina) o The mission civilisatrice “Français de couleur” Realities Nationalists’ response: Indonesia & Vietnam 1920s: The idea of “Indonesia” o Sukarno and the nationalists unify 1940s: WWII-era collaborations and resistance o Collaboration with Japanese brings gains but at great cost o Negotiated (but temporary) independence 1945-47: Lasting independence o Japanese withdrawal, Dutch return o Indonesians fight back 20 th C. Vietnamese Resistance o Reform and Revolution “Traditional” responses Other Inspirations: Russia, China, Japan, Social Darwinism
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This note was uploaded on 08/10/2008 for the course HIST 22 taught by Professor Israel during the Spring '08 term at UCLA.

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