Essays Into Vietnamese Pasts

Essays Into Vietnamese Pasts Essays that demonstrate ways to read the pasts of Vietnam through detailed analyses of its art chronicles legends documents and monuments The book s many voices undermine the idea of a single Viet

  • Title: Essays Into Vietnamese Pasts
  • Author: Keith Weller Taylor John K. Whitmore
  • ISBN: 9780877277187
  • Page: 365
  • Format: Paperback
  • Essays that demonstrate ways to read the pasts of Vietnam through detailed analyses of its art, chronicles, legends, documents, and monuments The book s many voices undermine the idea of a single Vietnamese past All the essays, while varied, are connected by their common concerns with language and text.

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    1. Excellent book about the history of Vietnam with a well-organized string of articles covering the mythological, feudal, colonial, revolutionary, and modern Vietnam (it is a pity that there is no article directly linked to the Vietnam War, but that is just a minor complaint). The best thing about this collection is the fact that it presents a balanced, well-thought, and innovative discussion about polarizing subjects like the depictions of Ho Chi Minh by the Communist Party or the myths surroundi [...]

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