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

Author: Yen Le Espiritu
Publisher: Berkeley : Univ. of California Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Yen Le Espiritu
ISBN: 9780520277700 0520277708 9780520277717 0520277716
OCLC Number: 896645365
Description: XIV, 249 Seiten : Illl
Contents: List of Illustrations Acknowledgments 1. Critical Refuge(e) Studies 2. Militarized Refuge(es) 3. Refugee Camps and the Politics of Living 4. The "Good Warriors" and the "Good Refugee" 5. Refugee Remembering--and Remembrance 6. Refugee Postmemories: The "Generation After" 7. "The Endings That Are Not Over" Notes References Index
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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