Man in the Middle

Ho Chi Minh

by Jean Lacouture

The End of a War

by Jean Lacouture and Philippe Devillers
During the late nineteenth century, China and Vietnam were suddenly and, it seemed, inexplicably thrust into a world dominated by foreigners of inescapable military and technological superiority. The loss of their sense of identity and personal dignity goaded many Asian patriots to search their own past and the Western tradition, …