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Analyzing the History of French Indochina

What do we need to know and discover in order to analyze the history in an expansive sense of that part of Southeast Asia that became known as French Indochina a half century ago?

I would say this; the people of the region ( Vietnamese, Montagnards,...

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What do we need to know and discover in order to analyze the history in an expansive sense of that part of Southeast Asia that became known as French Indochina a half century ago? I would say this; the people of the region ( Vietnamese, Montagnards, Laotians and Cambodians), in varying ways and degrees wanted their freedom and felt because of centuries of occupation and or attacks from places such as India, China, Europe (especially the French from the mid-nineteenth century on), and during the second world war, Vichy France (The Nazis allies) and Japan, they deserved this. This was especially the case after WWII had ended and people like Ho Chi Minh (who fought against the Japanese occupiers and the Vichy with secret help from the U.S.), felt they had deserved and earned their freedom. About a year after VE Day France (after ...

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What do we need to know and discover in order to analyze the history in an expansive sense of that part of Southeast Asia that became known as French Indochina a half century ago? Detailed answer is provided.

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