The A to Z of Vietnam focuses on the recent changes and leadership of Vietnam while giving due attention to the earlier kingdoms, the period of French Indochina, the wars for liberation, the Vietnam War, and much more. Hundreds of cross-referenced A to Z dictionary entries are included on political, economic, social and cultural aspects as well as the major cities and geographic features. This book also contains a chronology and introduction that traces Vietnam's history, as well as a bibliography.
Bruce M. Lockhart is assistant professor of history at the National University of Singapore. William J. Duiker is liberal arts professor emeritus of East Asian Studies at The Pennsylvania State University in University Park, Pennsylvania.