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3 edition of Vietnamese Americans found in the catalog.

Vietnamese Americans

by Alexandra Bandon

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Published by New Discovery, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Vietnamese Americans,
  • Juvenile literature

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Alexandra Bandon
    SeriesFootsteps to America
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE184.V53 B36 1994
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 p. :
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24750504M
    ISBN 100027681467, 0382247639
    ISBN 109780027681468, 9780382247637
    LC Control Number93045497
    OCLC/WorldCa29549081

      But opposition was widespread even before , a point the book largely ignores, and it was not at that stage grounded in the banal reality that Americans, like other people, want to win and get. After the fall of Saigon in , Vietnamese Americans became members of one of America’s largest refugee groups, and, thus, increasingly visible in the American ethnic mosaic. By , the group numbered over ,, a fold increase in just 15 years; and even this figure understates the true size of the Vietnamese-origin population,File Size: KB.

    In , before the withdrawal of American troops, Frances Fitzgerald published Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam. Throughout the book the young journalist strongly denounced American involvement in the war, providing over pages of cultural analysis to argue that the American government overlooked ancient. The Vietnamese American Oral History Project – Crane House “This project is a community collaboration led by Crane House to collect the stories and artifacts of Vietnam War Veterans and Vietnamese-Americans in Louisville, Kentucky. Their work will be exhibited in ” Contact Information: Crane House (Lousiville, KY).

      Viet Thanh Nguyen, who arrived in America as a Vietnamese child refugee in , is an academic who has written on the cultural depictions of the Vietnam War. Nguyen’s first novel, The Sympathizer, won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. His new collection is The Refugees (Corsair), from which this story is taken. Nguyen says of “The. I’m part of the first generation among Vietnamese Americans to be born in America, specifically in San Jose, California. Both of my parents were born in Vietnam. Both my mother’s family and father’s family fought under the former South Vietnam gov.


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Christians (mainly Roman Catholics) make up about six percent of Vietnam's population and about 23 percent of the Vietnamese American population. Due to hostility between Communists and Catholics in Vietnam, many Catholics fled the country after the Communist takeover, and. Originally published inFIRE IN THE LAKE was the first history of Vietnam written by an American, and subsequently won the Pulitzer Prize, the Bancroft Prize, and the National Book Award.

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