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Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City

Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City

By Justin Corfield

Anthem Historical Dictionaries of Cities

The perfect comprehensive starting point for anyone looking to conduct research on Ho Chi Minh City, this historical dictionary is ideal for those who want to know more about the city’s history and development.

Paperback, 388 Pages

ISBN:9781783083336

£25.00, $40.00

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Offering a concise overview of Ho Chi Minh City’s history and development, the ‘Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City’ presents a comprehensive historical survey of the city by means of an alphabetical list of keywords and names, with accompanying definitions. Both well-researched and authoritative, the volume draws upon a wide range of modern sources, and contains an introductory essay about the city, a chronology, a list of acronyms and abbreviations, photographs and appendixes of supplemental information. Featuring a detailed array of references, the ‘Historical Dictionary of Ho Chi Minh City’ is the perfect comprehensive starting point for anyone looking to conduct research on the city, and will be of great use to historians, journalists, diplomats, teachers, students, genealogists and librarians.

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Justin Corfield has been teaching history and international relations at Geelong Grammar School in Australia since 1993.

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Anthem Historical Dictionaries of Cities

Table of Contents

Introduction; Abbreviations and Acronyms; Chronology; HISTORICAL DICTIONARY OF HO CHI MINH CITY; APPENDICES: 1. French Officials; 2. Vietnamese Government; 3. Local Government; 4. US Government Representation in Saigon; 5. British Government Representation in Saigon; 6. Street Names

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