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Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
...1SKIN STORIES: MAKING BEAUTY IN THE CULTURE OF RENOVATION It was, as usual, a hot day when I arrived at Calyx Spa in Ho Chi Minh City (hcmc), Vietnam, for the first time.1 A young woman looked up from the schedule book to greet me. Seated next to her at the reception desk was Hoa, who I would later...
Published: 26 November 2014
DOI: 10.1215/9780822376620-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7662-0
Published: 04 June 2008
DOI: 10.1215/9780822381174-026
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8117-4
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385844-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8584-4
Series: Series Q
Published: 01 January 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393627-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9362-7
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-006
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... not exist out- CHAPTER 5 136 side of history. When women arrived at the spa, they were usually seen by Hoa first, who liked to preach her gospel of strong skin during her consulta- tions. Vietnamese skin, she explained, is weak (y u), and could always be fur- ther weakened; the aim should always be to make...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-019
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... describe the ceremonial exchange of hula, mele (songs, chants), and ha i lelo (Hawaiian language oratory) that took place between the po e hula of Kailua and our hoa wa a (wa a friends) from H k le a on that beau- tiful day in 2013, I need to first go back in time. I recount the birth of H k le a over...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... to fashion urban sensibilities that were socially desirable and future focused. Peasants would need to learn how to live in modern apartments and use infrastructure to maintain social order and the structural integrity of buildings, as well as to raise cultured families (gia ình v n hóa) that exhibited...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-042
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... chant) for the K naka who died at the New England whaling outpost of Nantucket, n hoa holo mamao me ke kohol lele ( those who traveled far with the leaping whale). In an oli lei (a chant for the offering of lei) for these ancestors, they tell them, Ho omaha ia mai oukou i k oukou h awe / I ke...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-047
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... hale kipa: visitor house hana kaulike: justified work h nau: to give birth he e: octopus heiau: temple; traditional rock- built religious structures hewa: curse; wrong, incorrect; mistake, fault, error hipa: sheep h ailona: sign, symbol, omen h ao: to stay until daylight hoa kipa: guests hoa wa a: wa...
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By Thuy Linh Nguyen Tu
Published: 19 March 2021
DOI: 10.1215/9781478013136-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1313-6
... pharmaceuticals ( cosmeceuticals) bedbugs, 97 Benthien, Claudia, 6, 7 Berry Plan (doctor s draft), 108 Bien Hoa area, 31, 139 Biggs, David, 9, 47 Binh Hoa massacre (Vietnam), 39 Binh Son district (Vietnam), 47 The Biology of the Negro (Lewis), 58 biopolitics, 92 biotic matter, 5 Bixteco Tower (Ho Chi Minh City...
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By Viet Lê
... thân and laser- minded editor is part of the whole journey: San Diego, Sài Gòn, back, and beyond. Likewise, my family joins me in spirit near and away always: Lê L i, H ng Hoá, Catherine, Wai. For you, and with you, I venture to the farthest shores. ...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
..., and for sharing knowledge, animate the following pages. It is to their memory that I dedicate this book. This research would not have been pos si ble without the support of officials in Vinh who provided me with access to the archives at the Provincial People s Committee, especially the director, Nguy n Th Hoa...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-018
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
.... New York: Bloomsbury. Buck- Morss, Susan. 2000. Dreamworld and Catastrophe: The Passing of Mass Utopia in East and West. Cambridge, MA: mit Press. Bùi Thi t. 1984. Vinh B n Thu . Hanoi: V n hóa. Bunnell, Tim, and Daniel P. S. Goh, eds. 2018. Urban Asias: Essays on Futurity Past and Pre sent. Berlin...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-001
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
..., a local architect of Quang Trung who would become one of my main interlocutors. Within minutes, we four were in the ward s community center (nhà v n hóa, literally cultural house poring over government documents. Here, you should make copies of these, the warden urged, handing me a dossier...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-009
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... architect, his training in East Germany notwithstanding, drew on a discourse of harmony (hài hòa) to explain why he found such socialist realist schemes pretentious. They were, he explained, in conflict with Viet nam ese traditional architectural practices and the logics of phong th y (feng shui), which...
Published: 09 October 2020
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... to fashion urban sensibilities that were socially desirable and future focused. Peasants would need to learn how to live in modern apartments and use infrastructure to maintain social order and the structural integrity of buildings, as well as to raise cultured families (gia ình v n hóa) that exhibited...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-002
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
... of Thanh Hóa. Despite its position in a zone of exception, where air assaults could and would be unrelenting, the city presented bombers with an array of visual targeting challenges, including its weather patterns (low cloud ceilings that obscured vision), transport routes that were not mapped by the U.S...
Published: 09 October 2020
DOI: 10.1215/9781478012603-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-1260-3
...2EVACUATION I remember the first time bombs fell on Vinh in 1964 when I was seven years old. The oil depot out by H ng Hòa was hit and burned, flooding the city with thick black smoke. The day was August 5th. I was evacuated after that. interview with ms. th y, vinh resident, 2011 Tôi hát lên v i...
Published: 08 November 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007203-016
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0720-3
... controlled how people witnessed and engaged with us and our ina (land). Before I describe the ceremonial exchange of hula, mele (songs, chants), and ha i lelo (Hawaiian language oratory) that took place between the po e hula of Kailua and our hoa wa a (wa a friends) from H k le a on that beau- tiful day...