Journal of Southeast Asian Studies


The Transfer of Western Military Technology to Vietnam in the Late Eighteenth and Early Nineteenth Centuries: The Case of the Nguyên

Frédéric Mantienne a1
a1 The Laboratoire Péninsule Indochinoise, under the école Pratique des Hautes études and the école Française d'Extrême-Orient in Paris.


Vietnamese rulers of the Nguyên Dynesty showed considerable interest in foreign military technology. Their adoption and adaptation of this technology constitute an important chapter in the history Vietnam's relations with the West.