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Red Brotherhood at War : Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos Since 1975 (2 Revised edition)

By: Evans, Grant Rowley, Kelvin

0860915018 / 9780860915010
Paperback / softback
Stock expected by 01/02/2020
United Kingdom
152 x 229 mm, 509 grams 346 pages, black & white illustrations
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This fully updated edition of Red Brotherhood at War - the most comprehensive account of events since 1975 in Indochina - explains why communist victory did not usher in a period of peace based on proletarian internationalism.

While victorious revolutionaries in Vietnam and Laos strengthened their special relationship, Vietnam's relations with fraternal Cambodia and China deteriorated into full-scale war.

The Vietnamese overthrow of Pol Pot's regime in 1979 was condemned by the West, which joined with China to support the Khmer Rouge-dominated anti-Vietnamese resistance in Cambodia.

An inter-communist war thus became one of the focal points of the New Cold War in the 1980s.

This complex and paradoxical tangle of events is skilfully analysed by Evans and Rowley in their frank and lively book.

Drawing on a wide range of sources and first-hand research, this new edition has been thoroughly revised to chart the interaction between Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and the changing configuration of regional and great-power politics up to the present day.


1FMC Cambodia, 1FML Laos, 1FMV Vietnam, 3JJPL c 1970 to c 1980, 3JJPN c 1980 to c 1990, HBJF Asian history, JPFC Marxism & Communism, JPS International relations, JW Warfare & defence

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