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A Survey of Village Conditions during the 1945 Famine in Vietnam

  • Motoo Furuta
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Part of the Studies in the Economies of East and South-East Asia book series (SEESEA)

Abstract

Between the autumn of 1944 and the summer of 1945, in the final phase of the Second World War, North Vietnam was struck by a severe famine. Early Vietnamese accounts reported that ‘two million’ people died of starvation, and Ho Chi Minh repeated this figure in his pronouncement of independence for Vietnam on 2 September 1945.

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Arable Land Corporal Punishment Private Land Friendship Association French Colonial 
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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 1998

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  • Motoo Furuta

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