War, Rebellion, and Intervention under Hierarchy: Vietnam–China Relations, 1365 to 1841

  title={War, Rebellion, and Intervention under Hierarchy: Vietnam–China Relations, 1365 to 1841},
  author={David C. Kang and Dat X. Nguyen and Ronan Tse-min Fu and Meredith Shaw},
  journal={Journal of Conflict Resolution},
  pages={896 - 922}
What does international hierarchy look like? The emerging literatures on hierarchy and international orders remain overwhelmingly focused on the contemporary era and on the great powers that comprise the top of the hierarchy. This article addresses that gap by examining diplomacy, war, and domestic politics in the premodern Vietnam–China relationship under the hierarchic tributary system. Specifically, we construct a unique data set of over 1,200 entries, which measures wars and other violence… 

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