Chapter 8. Franklin Roosevelt, Trusteeship and US Exceptionalism: Reconsidering the American Vision of Postcolonial Vietnam

  1. Marilyn B. Young and
  2. Robert Buzzanco
  1. Mark Bradley

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470997178.ch8

A Companion to the Vietnam War

A Companion to the Vietnam War

How to Cite

Bradley, M. (2006) Franklin Roosevelt, Trusteeship and US Exceptionalism: Reconsidering the American Vision of Postcolonial Vietnam, in A Companion to the Vietnam War (eds M. B. Young and R. Buzzanco), Blackwell Publishing Company, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470997178.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631210139

Online ISBN: 9780470997178

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Keywords:

  • Franklin Roosevelt;
  • trusteeship;
  • US exceptionalism;
  • postcolonial vietnam;
  • pearl harbor

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • “Benefiting the Owner:” Roosevelt and Trusteeship

  • Debating the Instruments of Change: Postwar Planning and Vietnam

  • “Subservient Annamites”: Wartime American Reporting on Vietnam from Southern China