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Published: 23 September 2016
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7385-8
Published: 22 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386575-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8657-5
... chapter five Practices of Memorialization The Vietnam Veterans Memorial, the Tomb of the Vietnam War Unknown Soldier, and the POW/MIA Flag The ability of a group to think of itself as a nation depends on a consensus existing among its...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394235-012
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9423-5
...p a r t i V Technological Investments: Temporality, Media, and Methodologies Una chung “seeinG” spectral aGencies An Analysis of Lin+Lam and Unidentified Vietnam Lana Lin and H. Lan Thao Lam’s (Lin+Lam) multimedia installa- tion piece...
Published: 05 June 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395409-018
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9540-9
... FIFTEEN Native Policy and Colonial State Formation in Pondicherry (India) and Vietnam Recasting Ethnic Relations, 1870s– 1920s anne raffin A substantial literature seeks to understand the colonial environment...
Published: 01 January 2009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9235-4
...PREFATORY NOTE THE NOMENCLATURE OF THE VIETNAM WAR Language is political. This may especially be so with the Vietnam war. As a case in point, consider that last sentence. Should we, in fact, call the state of conflict in Indochina before 1975 the ‘‘Vietnam war Viet- nam, after all, has...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392354-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9235-4
... 1 Tourism and State Legitimacy in the Republic of Vietnam Saigon] affects me like a fine wine. There is . . . something in the air, in the rhythm, in the soft water, a somnolence, a rich- ness, something exquisite, a lightness, a...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392354-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9235-4
... 2 Educating Private Ryan TOURISM AND THE UNITED STATES MILITARY IN POSTCOLONIAL VIETNAM I wanted to see exotic Vietnam, the jewel of Southeast Asia. I wanted to meet interesting and stimulating people of an ancient...
Published: 01 January 2009
DOI: 10.1215/9780822392354-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9235-4
... 4 The New Modernizers NATURALIZING CAPITALISM IN DOI MOI VIETNAM Tourists seeing Hanoi as the twentieth century drew to a close chose an auspicious moment for their visit. Just fifteen years earlier, their guidebooks suggested...
Published: 01 January 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822387503-053
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8750-3
...VIETNAM IN THE ANDES ‘‘Pancho’’ ‘‘Pancho’’isthepseudonymofanavyveteranoftheearlyyearsofthewaronthe ShiningPathinAyacucho.AnativeofthegrimyportofCallaoandacocainead- dict,hetellshisstorywithanemptinessthatwillremindmanyofstoriestoldby American veterans back from Vietnam. Although...
Published: 22 June 2005
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386575-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8657-5
... chapter four ‘‘Our Stateside MIAs’’ The Body of the Vietnam Veteran This is probably the most capable and highly educated generation of veter- ans in history, with powerful latent motivation to contribute to the rebuild- ing of America, and...
Published: 01 October 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822394679-055
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9467-9
...Guatemala and Vietnam James S. Corum In May 1954, as final preparation for the cia coup against Jacobo Arbenz was tak- ing shape, Vietnamese liberation forces decisively beat French troops at the battle of Dien Bien Phu, which opened the door for increased us involvement in Vietnam. In...
Published: 19 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385455-013
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8545-5
...CHAPTER TWELVE Tell Me Lies about Vietnam It was the war in Vietnam, and the experience of protesting against it, that ‘‘radicalized’’ most of the students who joined the New Left in the sixties radicalized’’ was the term used to describe the process of opting for a Marcusean Great Refusal...
Published: 01 January 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822386087-007
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8608-7
... 6 ‘‘This God-Fearing Anti-Communist The Vietnam Lobby and the Selling of...
Published: 19 March 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822395041-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9504-1
... 3 THE RUPTURE OF VIETNAM Beginning in 1964, unprecedented numbers of students in West Germany mobilized to protest the U.S. military intervention in Vietnam. As the United States bombed North Vietnam almost daily from March 1965 onward, injuring...
Published: 01 January 1999
DOI: 10.1215/9780822397465-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9746-5
... 3 COLONIAL FORMATIONS AND DEFORMATIONS: KOREA, TAIWAN, AND VIETNAM The changes that have come about in the island within the thirty-three years of Japanese possession speak...
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393405-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9340-5
... Introduction specters of vietnam Hello, Kuwait. Goodbye, Vietnam. Next month 16 years will have passed since Ameri- cans and their friends scrambled from rooftops into helicopters and left Saigon to...
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393405-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9340-5
... Chapter 2 reporting the war Ethical Crises of Action in the Movement-Image of Vietnam...
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393405-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9340-5
... Chapter 3 restaging the war Fantasizing Defeat in Hollywood’s Vietnam No one will go out of the house to see the Vietnam war on a movie screen. The Ameri- can...
Published: 01 November 2011
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393405-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9340-5
... Conclusion returning to ’nam The Vietnam Veteran’s Orientalized Body I would really like to become a white Bruce Lee. —Chuck Norris, quoted...
Published: 16 May 2013
DOI: 10.1215/9780822378822-003
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7882-2