• Barry Turner
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)


Archaeological evidence suggests Neolithic settlements in northern Vietnam existed from around 5000 BC. There were small rice-dependent villages in the Red River Delta from around 2000 BC and by AD 1500 there was bronze working at Dong Dau, near present-day Hanoi.

Công Hōa Xã; Hôi Chu Nghĩa Viêt Nam (Socialist Republic of Vietnam)


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Further Reading

  1. Trade and Tourism Information Centre with the General Statistical Office. Economy and Trade of Vietnam [various 5-year periods]Google Scholar
  2. Dumbrell, John, Rethinking the Vietnam War. 2012CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  3. Gilbert, Marc Jason, (ed.) Why the North Won the Vietnam War. 2002Google Scholar
  4. Harvie, C. and Tran Van Hoa V., Reforms and Economic Growth. 1997CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. Karnow, S., Vietnam: a History. 2nd ed. revised. 1997Google Scholar
  6. Morgan, Ted, Valley of Death: The Tragedy at Dien Bien Phu That Led America into the Vietnam War. 2010Google Scholar
  7. Morley, J. W. and Nishihara M., Vietnam Joins the World. 1997Google Scholar
  8. National Statistical Office: General Statistical Office, 6B Hoang Dieu, Ba Dinh District, Hanoi.Google Scholar

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