China and the First Indo-China War, 1950–54

  title={China and the First Indo-China War, 1950–54},
  author={Chen Jian},
  journal={The China Quarterly},
  pages={85 - 110}
  • Chen Jian
  • Published 1 March 1993
  • Political Science
  • The China Quarterly
Despite its obvious significance, the involvement of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in the First Indo-China War has long been an under-researched and little understood subject in Cold War history. Because of lack of access to Chinese or Vietnamese sources, few of the many publications in English deal with China's connections with the war. In such highly acclaimed works as Marilyn B. Young's The Vietnam Wars, 1945–1990, Jacques Dallaoz's The War in Indo-China, 1945–1954, Anthony Short's… 
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