Conservative Confluences, "Nativist" Synergy: Reinscribing Vichy's National Revolution in Indochina, 1940-1945

  title={Conservative Confluences, "Nativist" Synergy: Reinscribing Vichy's National Revolution in Indochina, 1940-1945},
  author={E. Jennings},
  journal={French Historical Studies},
  pages={601 - 635}
  • E. Jennings
  • Published 2004
  • Political Science
  • French Historical Studies
<p>This article investigates the role of the colonizers in fostering a new cultural nationalism in Indochina under Vichy. Based on extensive research in France and Vietnam, it argues that Vichy colonial authorities not only tolerated the "return" to ancient rituals and traditions but actually impelled a new explicitly nationalist and nostalgic discourse, one that would be appropriated and redirected by a host of political actors throughout Indochina. This cultural and political analysis delves… Expand

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