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Body counts : the Vietnam War and militarized refuge(es)

Author: Yen Le Espiritu
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Examines how the Vietnam War has continued to serve as a stage for the shoring up of American imperialist adventure and for the (re)production of American and Vietnamese American identities.

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Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Yen Le Espiritu
ISBN: 9780520277700 0520277708 9780520277717 0520277716
OCLC Number: 870211351
Description: xiv, 249 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Critical refuge(e) studies --
Militarized refuge(es) --
Refugee camps and the politics of living --
The "good warriors" and the "good refugee" --
Refugee remembering --
and remembrance --
Refugee postmemories : the "generation after" --
"The endings that are not over."
Responsibility: Yến Lê Espiritu.

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"An important addition to the transnational history of the Vietnam War, Cold War global history, and the history of Asian migration to the United States... An Innovative work." -- Heonik Kwon Read more...

 
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