French Military Policies in the Aftermath of the Yên Bay Mutiny, 1930

  title={French Military Policies in the Aftermath of the Y{\^e}n Bay Mutiny, 1930},
  author={T. Rettig},
  journal={South East Asia Research},
  pages={309 - 331}
  • T. Rettig
  • Published 2002
  • Sociology
  • South East Asia Research
  • This paper provides a brief summary of the Yên Bay mutiny of 10 February 1930, before examining its links to a wider insurrectionary attempt by the Vietnamese Nationalist Party in parts of Tonkin and the reasons why the attempted insurrection was to begin at Yên Bay but not in other garrison towns. It then places the mutiny in a context in which the use of Vietnamese soldiers in French service was necessary in order to maintain French supremacy as a colonial and protectorate power in French… CONTINUE READING
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