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Unformatted text preview: Le Loi 1418 A.D. Battle of Tot Dong Tributary independence-pay tribute to the Chinese and you can run your own government free of Chinese influences Vietnam’s Golden Age, 1460-1860 o Leader: Le Thanh Tong o Confusian government Grew strong in the northern government Large army (200,000 strong)- with draft Vietnamese take the South (Mekong Delta) Shifting coalitions: coups and conflicts o French take over the south (Saigon) and call it Indochina Deeply Held Mindset o Resist invasion from the North o Conquer the South o Consider the implications Vietnamese Nationalism Lao and Khmer perspective Constant power struggles in best of times North vs. South dynamic...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course HTS 3015 taught by Professor Flamming during the Summer '11 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.
- Summer '11