ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Vietnam: A 40-Year Perspective

In the mid-1970s, the author was posted in Hanoi in the Indian Embassy of the recently triumphant North Vietnam when she wrote of the country ("From Saigon to Ho Chi Minh City," EPW, 1 October 1977). On a visit back four decades later she finds a different country where the same indomitable spirit that felled the United States has ushered in development that minimises environmental degradation and economic disparities.

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