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Asian breed of large fowl with dense plumage and feathered legs

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On the other hand, throughout the remainder of 1946, the Vietnamese and the French were unable to come to firmer agreements that would quell the insurgency in Cochinchina, where the French were in control.
Le Myre de Vilers, deputy for Cochinchina, who argued that the project would monopolise too important a share of the colony's resources.
Under the old name, it was the capital of the French colony of Cochinchina and later the independent republic of South Vietnam from 1955-75.
Efectivamente, pero no encontramos en ellas la critica al colonialismo que podemos ver cuando Jose Marti denuncia la situacion de los annamitas, ni la reflexion politica de un Ruben Dario en sus cronicas sobre Espana ni tan siquiera las breves menciones de Ambrogi al narrar sus impresiones en Cochinchina.
In Indochina, Descours-Gatin (1992:214) estimated that the Chinese were only 22 per cent of all opium smokers in Cochinchina and a much smaller percentage in other parts of Vietnam, although they were around 60 per cent of all smokers in Cambodia.
2) En 1862 tambien finalizo, de nuevo sin grandes ventajas para Espana, otra expedicion militar, la intervencion francoespanola en la Cochinchina, que habia comenzando en 1852.
Sin embargo, mas alla de lo que parece la trasmision de algo que le ha sido contado, Choisy se refiere a lo que en ese momento ocurre: una guerra contra Camboya, socorrida por Cochinchina y corsarios chinos, donde se pelea en serio, con muchos muertos por ambas partes.
Ante esta actitud hostil, el emperador Napoleon III decidio confirmar la influencia francesa en Vietnam, por la fuerza, y en 1859 los franceses tomaron Saigon y empezaron la conquista sistematica de Cochinchina.
Mientras tanto, la colonizacion francesa siguio la logica estatal, como lo ha demostrado a lo largo de su historia, e instauro en 1887 la "colonia en la Cochinchina y los protectorados de Annam, Tonkin, Camboya y Laos; pero el poder de hecho residia en el representante metropolitano--gobernador general o residente-en Hanoi" (Marinas, 1973, 38).
74) is, at the very least, in need of qualification, both in terms of the policies the Governor of Cochinchina, Thomson, was seeking to impose on King Norodom and in terms of the failure of that effort.
19) As a colony, Cochinchina was required to follow French Metropolitan laws on childcare, and the 1889 paternal divestment law was made applicable to French citizens in Indochina by a decree of 7 May, 1890.
23) En su Historia de las islas del archipielago filipino y reinos de la gran China, Tartaria, Cochinchina, Malaca, Siam, Cambodge y Japon, el padre Ribadeneira informa que "los indios [filipinos] tienen buen donaire y brio, aunque son de color baza" (50).
In the introduction, the author explains why he chose to focus on the central and southern Vietnam vicariates, in other words on Cochinchina, and gives useful details on his sources.
The modernization of transport frequently accompanied colonization, and French technological achievements in Indochina--Tonkin, Annam, and Cochinchina (together, present-day Vietnam)--and the Chinese province of Yunnan (Kunming) stand out as technological masterpieces.
A report from a Vietnamese party member, received in Moscow in June 1931, again mentioned the Cochinchina-Cambodia group, claiming it had 200 Chinese members, who were not included among the 600 party members in Cochinchina at that time.