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Becoming refugee American : the politics of rescue in Little Saigon

Author: Phuong Tran Nguyen
Publisher: Urbana, IL : University of Illinois Press, 2017.
Series: Asian American experience.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(OCoLC)983824403
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Phuong Tran Nguyen
ISBN: 9780252099953 0252099958
OCLC Number: 1007131130
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: ""Cover""; ""Title""; ""Copyright""; ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction: A Nation of Refugees""; ""1 Accidental Allies: Americaâ#x80;#x99;s Crusade and the Origins of Refugee Nationalism""; ""2 From Grief to Gratitude: Reaffirming the Past by Rewriting It""; ""3 â#x80;#x9C;Farewell, Saigon, I Promise I Will Returnâ#x80;#x9D;: Social Work and the Meaning of Exile""; ""4 The Anticommunist Viá»#x87;t-Cá»#x99;ng: Freedom Fighters and the New Politics of Rescue""; ""5 Assimilationists and the Postwar: Model Minority Politics in Little Saigon"" ""6 Divided Loyalties: Americaâ#x80;#x99;s Moral Obligation in the Postâ#x80;#x93;Cold War Era""""Conclusion: Finding Roots in Exile""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""
Series Title: Asian American experience.
Responsibility: Phuong Tran Nguyen.

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"The refugee world of Little Saigon now has its historian. Phuong Tran Nguyen's brave and highly original book tells the intriguing story of how tens of thousands of Vietnamese became American; and Read more...

 
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