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The American dream in Vietnamese

Author: Nhi T Lieu
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Fantasy, desire, and community in Vietnamese American popular culture.

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Genre/Form: Livres électroniques
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lieu, Nhi T.
American dream in Vietnamese.
Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010032641
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nhi T Lieu
OCLC Number: 840862852
Notes: Titre de l'écran-titre (visionné le 02 mai 2012).
TRAITEMENT SOMMAIRE.
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction: Private Desires on Public Display1. Assimilation and Ambivalence: Legacies of U.S. Military Intervention2. Vietnamese by Other Means: The Overlapping Diasporas of Little Saigon3. Pageantry and Nostalgia: Beauty Contests and the Gendered Homeland4. Consuming Transcendent Media: Videos, Variety Shows, and the New Middle ClassConclusion: Transnational Flows between the Diaspora and the HomelandAcknowledgmentsNotesIndex
Responsibility: Nhi T. Lieu.

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"Nhi T. Lieu insightfully demonstrates how important popular culture is to the self-fasionioning of Vietnamese Americans. Her groundbreaking book validates what many Vietnamese Americans Read more...

 
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