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Returns of war : South Vietnam and the price of refugee memory

Author: Long T Bui
Publisher: New York : New York University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Nation of nations (NYU Press)
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Returns of War" critically examines the Vietnam War and its implications for the lives and memories of Vietnamese refugees in the U.S."--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Long T Bui
ISBN: 9781479817061 1479817066 9781479871957 1479871958
OCLC Number: 1031950882
Description: ix, 251 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Archival others : the Vietnamese as absent presence in the historical record --
Refugee assets : the political reeducation of personal trauma and family bonds --
Dismembered lives : the fractured body politics of the "Little Saigon" community --
Militarized freedoms : Vietnamese American soldiers fighting "future Vietnams" --
Empire's residuals : the return migration of former exiles to globalizing Vietnam --
Epilogue.
Series Title: Nation of nations (NYU Press)
Responsibility: Long T. Bui.

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