This book traces the Vietnamese communist worldview throughout their revolution, and offers a new explanation for the tragedy of Vietnam.
Tuong Vu is Director of Asian Studies and Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Oregon. A native of Vietnam, he has published extensively on Vietnamese politics and history, Cold War history, and East Asian politics. Vu served on the editorial board of the Journal of Vietnamese Studies during 2006-14. His first book, Paths to Development in Asia: South Korea, Vietnam, China, and Indonesia, received a 2011 Bernard Schwartz Award Honorable Mention.