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A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
A Vietcong Memoir: An Inside Account of the Vietnam War and Its Aftermath
by Nhu Tang Troung
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When he was a student in Paris, Truong Nhu Tang met Ho Chi Minh. Later he fought in the Vietnamese jungle and emerged as one of the major figures in the "fight for liberation" -- and one of the most determined adversaries of the United States... (read more)

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Vietnam, Now: A Reporter Returns
Vietnam, Now: A Reporter Returns
by David Lamb
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Vietnam is run by one of the world's last communist governments, but great changes are sweeping the country. It is moving, if with caution and fear, toward a free-market economy. It is slowly lifting many of the civil restrictions that burden its 80... (read more)

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Shadows and Wind : a View of Modern Vietnam (98 Edition)
Shadows and Wind : a View of Modern Vietnam (98 Edition)
by Robert Templer
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In Shadows and Wind, Robert Templer paints a fascinating and fresh picture of a country usually viewed with hazy nostalgia or deep suspicion. Here is Hanoi, an increasingly tense and troubled city approaching its millennium but uncertain of its direction.... (read more)

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Understanding Vietnam
Understanding Vietnam
by Neil L Jamieson
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The American experience in Vietnam divided us as a nation and eroded our confidence in both the morality and the effectiveness of our foreign policy. Yet our understanding of this tragic episode remains superficial because, then and now, we have never... (read more)

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A World of Decent Dreams: Vietnam Images
A World of Decent Dreams: Vietnam Images
by Ellen Kaplowitz
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Vietnam and its people come alive in this visual journey behind the headlines and the preconceptions of the past. From village huts to the neon bustle of Ho Chi Minh City, Ellen Kaplowitz shows us a Vietnam where tradition still thrives in the changing... (read more)

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Birth of Vietnam
Birth of Vietnam
by Keith Weller Taylor
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Vietnamese history prior to the tenth century has often been treated as a branch of Chinese history, but the Vietnamese side of the story can no longer be ignored. In this volume Keith Taylor draws on both Chinese and Vietnamese sources to provide a... (read more)

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Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
Catfish and Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
by Andrew Pham
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Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Whiting Writers' Award A Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American odyssey—a solo... (read more)

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The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War
The Girl in the Picture: The Story of Kim Phuc, the Photograph, and the Vietnam War
by Denise Chong
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The world will never forget the 1972 Pulitizer Prize-winning photograph of nine-year-old Kim Phuc, running naked in terror after a napalm strike in Vietnam. Denise Chong now presents the timely and sensitive story of the "napalm girl" as she struggles to... (read more)

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Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit
Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit
by Van Huy Nguyen
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A vivid, accessible portrait of contemporary Vietnam through texts and complementary photographs that dispute the stereotypic images we have of this dynamic and diverse country.... (read more)

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Child of War, Woman of Peace
Child of War, Woman of Peace
by Le Ly Hayslip
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The inspiring story of an immigrant's struggles to heal old wounds in the United States, this is the sequel to When Heaven and Earth Changed Places, Le Ly Hayslip's extraordinary, award-winning memoir of life in wartime Vietnam.... (read more)

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Our Great Spring Victory: An Account of the Liberation of South Vietnam
Our Great Spring Victory: An Account of the Liberation of South Vietnam
by Van Tien Dung
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Chronicles the 1975 offensive of the Vietnam People's Army and the uprisings that secured the liberation of South Vietnam.... (read more)

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When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: Tie-In Edition
When Heaven and Earth Changed Places: Tie-In Edition
by Le Ly Hayslip
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It is said that in war heaven and earth change places not once, but many times. When Heaven and Earth Changed Places is the haunting memoir of a girl on the verge of womanhood in a world turned upside down. The youngest of six children in a close-knit... (read more)

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Vietnam: A Natural History
Vietnam: A Natural History
by Eleanor J Sterling
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A country uncommonly rich in plants, animals, and natural habitats, the Socialist Republic of Vietnam shelters a significant portion of the worlds biological diversity, including rare and unique organisms and an unusual mixture of tropical and temperate... (read more)

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In the Crossfire: Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary
In the Crossfire: Adventures of a Vietnamese Revolutionary
by Ngo Van
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In 1936, Ngo Van was captured, imprisoned, and tortured in the dreaded Maison Centrale prison in Saigon for his part in the struggle to free Vietnam from French colonial rule. Five years later, Vietnamese independence was won, and Van found himself... (read more)

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Viet Nam: Borderless Histories (Wi Southeast Asian Studies)
Viet Nam: Borderless Histories (Wi Southeast Asian Studies)
by Nhung Tuyet Tran
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In the decades following its annexation to the Indian Empire in 1852, Lower Burma (the Irrawaddy-Sittang delta region) was transformed from an underdeveloped and sparsely populated backwater of the Konbaung Empire into the world’s largest exporter... (read more)

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Shadow of the Dragon: Vietnam's Continuing Struggle with China and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy
Shadow of the Dragon: Vietnam's Continuing Struggle with China and the Implications for U.S. Foreign Policy
by Henry J. Kenny
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Explores multiple options for U.S. policymakers and recommends the most prudent and mutually beneficial plan of... (read more)

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Cult, Culture, and Authority: Princess Lieu Hanh in Vietnamese History (Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, and Memory)
Cult, Culture, and Authority: Princess Lieu Hanh in Vietnamese History (Southeast Asia: Politics, Meaning, and Memory)
by Olga Dror
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Princess Lieu Hanh, often called the Mother of the Vietnamese people by her followers, is one of the most prominent goddesses in Vietnamese popular religion. First emerging some four centuries ago as a local sect appealing to women, the princess' cult... (read more)

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Good Morning Hanoi
Good Morning Hanoi
by Iain Finlay
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Returning once again to Viet Nam, where more than thirty years previously they had been correspondents during the Vietnam War, Iain Finlay and Trish Clark take up the job of coaching a team of young Vietnamese people at the Voice of Vietnam radio network... (read more)

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Girl in the Picture
Girl in the Picture
by Denise Chong
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On June 8, 1972, nine-year-old Kim Phuc, severely burned by napalm, ran from her blazing village in South Vietnam and into the eye of history. Her photograph-one of the most unforgettable images of the twentieth century-was seen around the world and... (read more)

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Remembering Heaven's Face: A Story of Rescue in Wartime Vietnam
Remembering Heaven's Face: A Story of Rescue in Wartime Vietnam
by John Balaban
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I volunteered to go to Vietnam, but as a conscientious objector to war. . . . While most of these events took place in the midst of the war, this is not exactly a story about the war, but a story of rescue. Most of the children I helped save--scalped... (read more)

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