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Literature on the History of South East Asia
History of Tonkin Cochin China
First posted on December 18th 2004, last revised on December 13th 2013






NARRATIVE . References : Online Secondary Sources . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

see also History of Champa, History of Vietnam 1802-1885, History of French Annam, 1885-1954, History of French Cochinchina, 1859-1954, History of French Indochina, 1887-1954, History of South Vietnam, 1954-1975, History of North Vietnam, 1954-1975, History of Vietnam, 1975-
see also History of Mainland Southeast Asia


Historical Atlas : Vietnam Page

Students' Paper : Son, Bo Kyung, The History of Persecution of the Buddhist Faith (2011)






Narrative . References : ONLINE SECONDARY SOURCES . Online Primary Sources . Bibliographic and Print Sources

Country Profiles . Links . Organizations . Accounts of History . Politics . Military History . Economic History . Social History . Ethnography
History of Religion . Regional History . Local History . Institutions . Culture . Biography . Environmental History . Others
Country Profiles Current Article Annam, from Wikipedia
Historical E. Luro, Le pays d'Annam: etude sur l'organisation politique et sociale des Annamites, 1878, in French, IA
M. de Rivas, Idea del imperio de Annam, o de los reinos unidos de Tunquin y Cochinchina, 1859, in Spanish, IA
J. Silvestre, L'empire d'Annam et le peuple annamite. Apercçu sur la ge?ographie, les productions, l'industrie, les moeurs et les coutumes de l'Annam, 1889, in French, IA
Links General
Organizations
Timelines see here
Accounts of History Most accounts of Annamese history are integrated into accounts of the history of Vietnam
A. Launay, Histoire ancienne et moderne de l'Annam, Tong-king et Cochinchine (1884) in French, posted on Internet Archive
A. Schreiner, Abrege de l'histoire d'Annam, 1906, in French, IA
Article : Le Dynasty (Later Le Dynasty), from Wikipedia
Specific Periods Pre-Colonial Vietnam, by E. Bolt, A. Garrett
E.J.J. Diquet, Annam et Indo-Chine française: I. Esquisse de l'histoire annamite. II. Role de la France en Indo .. (1903) in French, posted on Internet Archive
Diplomate, L'affaire du Tonkin; histoire diplomatique de l'etablissement de notre protectorat sur L'Annam et de notre conflit avec la Chine, 1882-1885 (1888) in French, posted on IA
Historiography A. des Michels, Les Annales imperiales de l'Annam (1892) in French, posted on Internet Archive
Politics Foreign Relations Arnold van Wickeren, Geschiedenis van Portugal en de Portugezen, Ch.17 ch.3 subch.1 Portugezen en Hollanders in Achter-Indië, in Dutch, posted on Colonial Voyage
H. Cordier, H.V. Fontanier, Une Mission chinoise en Annam: 1840-1841 (1903) in French, posted on Internet Archive
G. Deveria, Histoire des relations de la Chine avec l'Annam-Vietnam du XVIe au XIXe .. (1880) in French, posted on Internet Archive
H. Cordier, La reprise des relations de la France avec l'Annam sous la restauration, 1903, in French, IA
Hoang Anh Tuan, Silk for silver: Dutch-Vietnamese relations, 1637-1700, Diss. Leiden 2006
Military
Economy & Finances A Global History of Currencies : Vietnam
History of the East India Company's Endeavours to extend their Trade in the East, pp.1-20 (esp. 13-17) in : Asiatic Joutnal vol.13, 1822, GB
P. Vitry, Etude sur le regime financier de l'empire d'Annam : l'organisation fiscale et les charges publiques dans l'ancien empire et depuis la domination française (1905) in French, posted on IA
Hoang Anh Tuan, Silk for silver: Dutch-Vietnamese relations, 1637-1700, Diss. Leiden 2006
Social History
Ethnography Languages of Vietnam (103), from Ethnologue
Minorities at Risk, scroll down for Vietnam - Chinese, Montagnards
List of Ethnic Groups in Vietnam, from Wikipedia
Religion Chronology of Catholic Dioceses : Vietnam
History of Buddhism in Vietnam, by L. Clark, S. Brown
Religions in Vietnam, from Vietnamese Culture
Catholicism in Vietnam, by Dang Anh Tuan
J.R. Shortland, The persecutions of Annam: a history of Christianity in Cochin China and Tonking (1875), posted on Internet Archive
Local History History of Hue, from Wikipedia
Culture & Science
Biographies
Environmental History
Others G.M. Vassal, On and off Duty in Annam (1910), posted on IA

WEB-BIBLIOGRAPHY . . . EXTERNALLY POSTED PRIMARY SOURCES
Historical Data . Statistical Data . Documents Newspapers . Yearbooks . Image Databanks . Archival Deposits . Laws . Historiography
Document Collections . Historical Maps . Historical Encyclopedia Articles . Travelogues . Institutions . National Symbols
Historical Data Lists of Statesmen from World Statesmen (B. Cahoon), scroll down; from Rulers (B. Schemmel), scroll down; from Regnal Chronologies
List of Vietnamese Monarchs, from Wikipedia
Statistical Data Population Figures Historical Population Statistics : Vietnam, from Population Statistics at Univ. Utrecht, scroll down for Annam data
Documents Historical Newspapers
Image Databanks Historic Picture Postcards : Cochinchina, from Postcardman
Archival Deposits
Laws
Treaties
Historiography
Document Collections Documents related to the Vietnam War, from Mt. Holyoke (has magazine articles from 1824 onward, documents from 1940 onward)
Individual Documents
Historical Maps Talessman's Atlas, series of maps of the Eastern Hemisphere 1300 BC - 1500 AD
Annam 1906, from Probert Encyclopedia Antiquarian Map Archive
Historical
Encyclopedia Entries
General Article Annam, from EB 1911
Article Anam, from Meyers Konversationslexikon 1885-1892, in German
Religious
Economic E.G. Balfour, The cyclopaedia of India and of Eastern and Southern Asia, commercial, industrial, and scientific; products of the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms, useful arts and manufactures (1885), vol.1, vol.2, vol.3, posted on Internet Archive; search for Annam
Geographical Empire of Annam, p.370 in C. Malte-Brun, Universal Geography, Or, a Description of All the Parts of the World, 1822, GB
Impero d'Annam, pp.182-212 in vol.3 of G. R. Pagnozzi, Geografia moderna universale, 1823, in Italian, GB
Entry : Annam, p.773 in vol.1 of Encyclopedie des gens du monde, 1833, in French, GB
Empire of Annam, pp.408-409 in A. Balbi, An abridgement of universal geography: modern and ancient, 1835, GB ; Empire d'An-nam ou de Viet-nam, pp.768-770 in vol.2 of A. Balbi, Abrege de geographie, 1838, in French, GB
Ethnographical Anam, pp.532-537 in G.G. Chisholm, The world as it is; a popular account of the countries and peoples of the earth 1884, IA
Annam, pp.120-169 in vol.1A of J.A. Hammerton, Peoples of All Nations, c.1920, illustrated, IA
Historical
Parliamentary Debates foreign Hansard (British Parliament)
Travelogues Adolphe Philibert Dubois de Jancigny, Japon, Indo-Chine, Empire Birman, (ou Ava), Siam, Annam (ou Cochinchine), Peninsule Malaise, Ceylan, 1801, in French, GB
Voyage en Asie : Empire d'Annam ou le Tong-king, pp.200-206 in Jean-Baptiste-Benoit Eyries, Voyage pittoresque en Asie et en Afrique, 1839, in French, GB
Institutions Archives Search ARCHIEVEN.NL for Annam
Musea Museums in Hue, from Vietnam Tourism
Monuments Complex of Hue Monuments, from UNESCO World Heritage
Libraries National Library of Vietnam, page in Vietnamese
Official Symbols Flags, Coats of Arms Flag, from FOTW
Coins, Banknotes Annam Cash Coins, from East Asian Cash Coins; more Annam coins from Zeno

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND PRINT SOURCES
Bibliographies . Online Libraries . Thesis Servers . Online Journals . General Accounts . Specific Topics . Historical Dictionaries . Statistical Data . Yearbooks
Bibliographies general Datenbasis Internationale Beziehungen und Länderkunde (Data Base on International Relations and Country Studies) (site in German, most titles listed in English; numerous entries; publications mostly since 1970)
RHS Bibliography
UK National Archive Online Library
ISBN Database
on Vietnam, Annam
Online Libraries general Google Books; Internet Archives; Gutenberg Library Online; HathiTrust; e-corpus
Gallica
Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
International Boundary Studies
on Vietnam, Cochinchina
Thesis Server Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Online Journals Open Access Theses and Dissertations
Bulletin de l'Ecole française d'Extreme-Orient 1901-2003
Journal Asiatique (in French) 1st series vol.2, 1823, vol.3, 1823, vol.4, 1824, vol.5, 1824, vol.6, 1825, vol.7, 1825, vol.8, 1826, vol.9, 1826, vol.10, 1827, vol.11, 1827, 2nd series vol.1, 1828, vol.2, 1828, vol.3, 1829, vol.4, 1829, vol.5, 1830, vol.6, 1830, vol.7, 1831, vol.8, 1831, vol.9, 1832, vol.10, 1832, vol.11, 1833, vol.12, 1833, vol.13, 1834, vol.14, 1834, vol.15, 1835, vol.16, 1835, 3rd series vol.1 1836, vol.2 1836, vol.3 1837, vol.4 1837, vol.5 1838, vol.6 1838, vol.7 1839, vol.8 1839, vol.9 1840, vol.10 1840, vol.11 1841, vol.12 1841, vol.13 1842, vol.14 1842, 4th series vol.1 1843, vol.2 1843, vol.3 1844, vol.4 1844, vol.5 1845, vol.6 1845, vol.7 1846, vol.8 1846, vol.9 1847, vol.10 1847, vol.11 1848, vol.12 1848, vol.13 1849, vol.14 1849, vol.15 1850, vol.16 1850, vol.17 1851, vol.18 1851, vol.19 1852, vol.20 1852, 5th series vol.1 1853, vol.2 1853, vol.3 1854, vol.4 1854, vol.5 1855, vol.6 1855, vol.7 1856, vol.8 1856, vol.9 1857, vol.10 1857, vol.11 1858, vol.12 1858, vol.13 1859, vol.14 1859, vol.15 1860, vol.16 1860, vol.17 1861, vol.18 1861, vol.19 1862, vol.20 1862, 6th series vol.1 1863, vol.2 1863, vol.3 1864, vol.4 1864, vol.5 1865, vol.6 1865, vol.7 1866, vol.8 1866, vol.12 1868, vol.14 1869, GB
Annales de la propagation de la foi vol.1, 1827, vol.2, 1826, vol.3, 1828, vol.4, 1830, vol.5, 1831, vol.6, 1833, vol.7, 1834, vol.8, 1835, vol.9, 1836, vol.10, 1837, vol.11 1839, vol.12, 1840, vol.14, 1842, vol.15, 1843, vol.16, 1844, vol.17, 1845, vol.18, 1846, vol.19, 1847, vol.20, 1848, vol.21, 1849, vol.22, 1850, vol.23, 1851, vol.24, 1852, vol.25, 1853, vol.27, 1855, vol.28, 1856, vol.29, 1857, vol.30, 1858, vol.31, 1859, vol.33, 1861, vol.34 1862, vol.35 1863, vol.36 1864, vol.37 1865, vol.38 1866, vol.39 1867. vol.40 1868, GB
General Accounts Nicholas Tarling, The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia, 4 vol.s, Cambridge : UP (1992) 1999, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959 T188c
Stanley Karnow, Vietnam : a History, Penguin (1985) 1991, KMLA Lib.Sign. 959.704 K18v
Historical Dictionaries William J. Duiker, Historical Dictionary of Vietnam, Metuchen NJ : Scarecrow 1989, 269 pp. [G]
Yearbook Entries Article Anam or Annam, from : The International Year Book 1899 p.31, on events of 1898, [G]