Viet nam: A History From Earliest Times to the Present [Audiobook] download free by Ben Kiernan

Viet nam: A History From Earliest Times to the Present Audiobook download free by Ben Kiernan
  • Listen audiobook: Viet nam: A History From Earliest Times to the Present
  • Author: Ben Kiernan
  • Release date: 2017/12/24
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780195160765
  • Rating: 8.49 of 10
  • Votes: 216
  • Review by: Genesis Beal
  • Review rating: 9.53 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/20
  • Duration: 8H6M28S in 256 kbps (131.2 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-17
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: FLAC, OPUS, WMA, MP3, MPEG4, WAV, WMA Lossless (compression TZ, TAR.7Z, RAR, BZ2, AZW3, ZIP)
  • Total pages original book: 656
  • Includes a PDF summary of 69 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 50M18S (13.8 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: This book narrates the history of the different peoples who have lived in the three major regions of Viet Nam over the past 3,000 years. It brings to life their relationships with these regions' landscapes, water resources, and climatic conditions, their changing cultures and religious traditions, and their interactions with their neighbors in China and Southeast Asia. Key themes include the dramatic impact of changing weather patterns from ancient to medieval andmodern times, the central importance of riverine and maritime communications, ecological and economic transformations, and linguistic and literary changes. The country's long experience of regional diversity, multi-ethnic populations, and a multi-religious heritage that ranges from local spirit cultsto the influences of Buddhism, Confucianism and Catholicism, makes for a vividly pluralistic narrative. The arcs of Vietnamese history include the rise and fall of different political formations, from chiefdoms to Chinese provinces, from independent kingdoms to divided regions, civil wars, French colonies, and modern republics. In the twentieth century anticolonial nationalism, the worldwide depression, Japanese occupation, a French attempt at reconquest, the traumatic American-Vietnamese war, and the 1975 communist victory all set the scene for the making of contemporary Viet Nam. Rapid economicgrowth in recent decades has transformed this one-party state into a global trading nation. Yet its rich history still casts a long shadow. Along with other members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Viet Nam is now involved in a tense territorial standoff in the South China Sea, as arival of China and a
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Vietnam War, History: Earliest Times To Present Day, Asian History, Postwar 20th Century History, From C 1945 To C 2000
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 38.21 USD
  • Dimensions: 173x236x42mm
  • Weight: 1,069g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: New York, United States

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