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Åshild Kolås

Åshild Kolås

Research Professor

Stein Tønnesson

Stein Tønnesson

Research Professor


Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Baev, Pavel K. & Stein Tønnesson (2015) Can Russia keep its special ties with Vietnam while moving closer and closer to China?, International Area Studies Review 18(3): 312–325.
Tønnesson, Stein (1989) Proposals for a Lasting Peace in Indochina, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 20(3): 265–280.
Thee, Marek (1979) Red East in Conflict: The China/Indochina Wars, Journal of Peace Research 16(2): 93–100.
Thee, Marek (1979) The China - Vietnam - Indochina Conflict. The Search for Solutions, Alternatives 5(3): 351–367.
Thee, Marek (1973) War and Peace in Indochina: US Asian and Pacific Policies, Journal of Peace Research 10: 51–70.
Thee, Marek (1973) Ending the War in Vietnam, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 4(1): 3–6.
Thee, Marek (1973) The International System After Vietnam: The Three Crucial Spheres, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 4(4): 375–383.
Thee, Marek (1972) US - Chinese Rapprochement and Vietnam, Journal of Peace Research 9(1): 63–67.
Thee, Marek (1972) Vietnam: The Subtle Art of Negotiations, Bulletin of Peace Proposals 3(2): 163–171.

PhD Thesis

Tønnesson, Stein (1991) The Vietnamese Revolution of 1945: Roosevelt, Ho Chi Minh and de Gaulle in a World at War. PhD thesis, Department of History, University of Oslo, Oslo.


Book Chapter

Tønnesson, Stein (2020) Vietnam: The August Revolution, in Peter Furtado, ed., Revolutions: How They Changed History and What They Mean Today. London: Thames & Hudson (166–177).
Tønnesson, Stein (2019) Not Meant to Last: Vietnam's First Constitution, in Tan, Kevin YL; & Ngoc Son Bui, eds, Constitutional Foundings in Southeast Asia. Oxford: Hart (225–256).
Tønnesson, Stein (2014) Could China and Vietnam Resolve the Conflicts in the South China Sea?, in Song, Yann-huei; & Keyuan Zou, eds, Major Law and Policy Issues In the South China Sea: European and American Perspectives. Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate (207–233).
Tønnesson, Stein (2002) Hanoi's Long Century, in A Companion to the Vietnam War. London: Blackwell (1–16).
Westing, Arthur H. (1989) Herbicides in Warfare: The case of Indochina, in P. Bourdeau, ed., Ecotoxicology and climate: with special reference to hot and cold climates. Chichester, UK: John Wiley (337–357).

Non-refereed Journal Article

Thee, Marek (1979) Det røde Østen i konflikt. Krigen mellom Kina/Indokina, Kontur 3(3): 10–16.
Thee, Marek (1972) Krig eller fred i Vietnam? [War or Peace in Vitenam?], Världspolitikens dagsfrågor(10).
Thee, Marek (1972) Vietnamkrigen og forhandlingene [The Vietnam War and Negotiations], Internasjonal Politikk(1): 71–84.

PRIO Report

Carling, Jørgen; Marta Bivand Erdal; Cindy Horst; & Hilde Wallacher (2007) Legal, Rapid and Reasonably Priced? A Survey of Remittance Services in Norway, PRIO Report, 3. Oslo: PRIO.

Conference Paper

Tønnesson, Stein (2001) Sino-Vietnamese relations and the South China Sea, presented at the South China Sea panel of the Third EUROSEAS conference, London, 6 September.

Book Review

Tønnesson, Stein (2019) Review of Pierre Asselin, ed., Vietnam's American War: A History, in American Historical Review 124(3): 1053–1054.
Tønnesson, Stein (2001) Review of Translating Foreign Ideas into Domestic Practices. Pharmaceutical Policies in Laos and Vietnam, in Statsvetenskaplig Tidskrift 104(4): 390–393.

Blog Posts

The Long Peace Most Likely Began during the Vietnam War

Posted by Bjarn Røsjø on Wednesday, 6 June 2018

Two statisticians at the University of Oslo have blown a hole in Steven Pinker’s famous theory that the Long Peace dates from 1945 onwards. But Pinker is excited about the new calculations, which suggest that this more peaceful period instead began in 1965 – during the Vietnam War. In his ... Read more »

Can the East Asian Peace Survive?

Posted by Stein Tønnesson on Thursday, 11 May 2017

Uncertainty concerning President Donald Trump’s China and North Korea policies have instilled new fears of war in East Asia, a region that has enjoyed a surprising level of peace for almost four decades. Yet, if China treats Trump with care, the region may remain peaceful. The text in this post ... Read more »

14 March 1988: East Asia's Last Interstate Battle

Posted by Stein Tønnesson on Friday, 24 July 2015

Since the Sino-Vietnamese war of 1979 – a period of 36 years – there has not been one single war between states in the whole of East Asia, a region comprising one third of mankind, and which was ravaged by some of the word’s worst wars from the 1840s to ... Read more »