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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2008; 33261–290 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2008.3.3.261
Published: 01 October 2008
...Oscar Salemink Among lowlander Vietnamese, spirit possession is a growing phenomenon that reserves a prominent ritual place for deities and practices that refer to ethnic groups imagined to have preceded the Việt in their habitats, or to be living in remote places. In this way, ethnic boundaries...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2012; 73157–183 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2012.7.3.157
Published: 01 August 2012
...Ivan V. Small In Vietnam, international remittances from the diaspora are a significant input into the national economy. Yet beyond capital transfer, remittance economies are also key social nodes offering insight into the extension of imaginations, expectations, and desires that accompany them...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2008; 33158–190 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2008.3.3.158
Published: 01 October 2008
... Imaginative and Adaptive Economic Strategies for Hmong Livelihoods in Lào Cai Province, Northern Vietnam Processes of globalization have spatially enlarged the movement andflow of goods and services, yet we must not regard these as overarching phenomena devoid of any local reactions. Instead, there are...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2006; 11-2508–511 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2006.1.1-2.508
Published: 01 February 2006
...Christoph Giebel ©© 2006 by the Regents of the University of California c h r i s t o p h g i e b e l Imagined Ancestries of Vietnamese Communism: Ton Duc Thang and the Politics of History and Memory Seattle and London: University of Washington Press, 2004. Pp. xxii+256. $40 (cloth); $22.50...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 1516–48 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.6
Published: 01 February 2020
... national level. The term nation used in this article follows Benedict Anderson s defini- tion as an imagined political community and imagined as both inher- ently limited and sovereign The nation comprises an imagined community because the members of even the smallest nation will never know most of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 151107–123 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.107
Published: 01 February 2020
... , m máu / m blood, m n c / m water. Imagine you jumping into the pool and you are all wet, that is m . . . the weight pulls you down. GM: Does it always have a sexual connotation? NQT: Not always sexual but very, very exaggerated. Yes, wet and heavy. Dripping wet. If you watch The Sublime of...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2020; 15149–76 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2020.15.1.49
Published: 01 February 2020
... between the Vietnamese and Cambodian peoples. The second is an exoticizing, Cao-Mienizing strand, which paints a sensual, mystical, and violent picture of the Cambodian landscape and people into the Viet- namese imagination. I have divided the works into four groups, based primarily on the chronological...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 113-4216–266 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2016.11.3-4.216
Published: 01 November 2016
... novel that occupies the very center of Renovation politics for the way it imagines the 1950s land reform in North Vietnam as the foundational moment for the emergence of the socialist legal subject. © 2016 by The Regents of the University of California 2016 Đổi Mới [ Renovation ] literature...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14440–62 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.4.40
Published: 01 November 2019
... loss of love, and missed opportunities To the two idealistic, innocent youths Kiên and Ph ng, going to war is an act of patriotism, and the worst Kiên imagined the war could do to him, his sweetheart, and his buddies would be death, as seen in the US air raid of a military train in which they get...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 143115–136 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.3.115
Published: 01 August 2019
... veterans as well. I ve known veterans who came to believe they were fighting on the wrong side, none so publicly and spectacularly as Gen. Merrill McPeak. There he is, the former chief of staff of the US Air Force, staring obliquely into the camera and saying: We were fighting on the wrong side. Imagine...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2016; 1041–29 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/jvs.2015.10.4.1
Published: 01 February 2016
... first national opposition newspaper, capturing the imagination of Vietnamese readers unlike any newspaper ever had. Its existence revealed the complex nature of state–press relations in the early RVN period. The government, however, shut the paper down, effectively ending a period of sustained political...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 142161–165 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.161
Published: 01 May 2019
... least to the untrained eye), and barely had any of the bustle and appeal of a modern city like Saigon as Bowden asks his readers to join him in imagining. For Vietnamese readers the picture is even grimmer. The author s approach to Vietnam s history and the city of Hu itself is so slight and...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 1421–67 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.1
Published: 01 May 2019
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14293–144 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.2.93
Published: 01 May 2019
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2019; 14160–86 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2019.14.1.60
Published: 01 February 2019
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 134115–118 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.4.115
Published: 01 November 2018
... with greater investment in individ- ualism and free will. She highlights how the aural medium of radio creates a sensual space where voice and music are not only moral/pedagogical but also pleasurable, and where visual imagining is enabled. She relays a poignant anecdote of the disappointment Hmong...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 1332–8 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.3.2
Published: 01 August 2018
... unfortunate bleaching effect on our understanding of exactly how and what people read in premodern Vietnam. This simplifying dichotomization is, furthermore, exacerbated by a nationalist tendency to view Literary Chinese as an essentially foreign or even imperialist language, while imagining vernacular...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13329–50 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.3.29
Published: 01 August 2018
... between the seventh and ninth centuries and preserved at D nhuáng in China. Considering these facts together with the route of importation of Buddhist and secular Chinese texts into Japan, it is not hard to imagine that Japanese kunten glossators were influenced by these Korean and Chinese reading...
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 13351–87 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.3.51
Published: 01 August 2018
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Journal of Vietnamese Studies. 2018; 133127–162 doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/vs.2018.13.3.127
Published: 01 August 2018