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Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PL4378.82.E5 W55 2017
Publication Date: 2017
Wild Mustard is an anthology of prize-winning short fiction by contemporary Vietnamese writers. In nineteen stories the writers collected into this volume present interpretations on the experiences of Vietnamese youth, looking for opportunities through migration and education, at home and abroad.
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. PN6071.V46 I54 2018
Publication Date: 2017
This literary anthology, published fifty years after the Vietnam War, features writings by descendants of Vietnam veterans and refugees--American, Vietnamese, Vietnamese Diaspora, Hmong, Australian, and others. In these stories, the writers consider the war, its consequences, and what followed.
Call Number: Van Pelt Library. QL84.5.V54 D76 2013
Publication Date: 2013
On the borders of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia, is a region known as "the lost world." Large mammals never seen before by Western science have popped up frequently in these mountains in the last decade. The text explores the research, the international trade in endangered species, the lingering effects of Agent Orange, and the effort of a handful of biologists to save the world's rarest animals.
Known for its natural beauty, remoteness, and abundance of wildlife, the Mekong river basin runs through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. It is home to more than seventy million people and has for centuries been one of the world's richest agricultural zones. Development and urbanization threatens the ecosystem of the Mekong. Eyler makes the case tfor environmentally-sound solutions possible through international cooperation.
Mekong Delta Side Canal. Photo by HDS and used under a CC By 2.0 license
A country uncommonly rich in plants, animals, and natural habitats, Vietnam shelters a significant portion of the world's biological diversity, including rare and unique organisms and an unusual mixture of tropical and temperate species.
The first comprehensive work on the architectural history of Vietnam from the beginning to the contemporary period. Le Phuoc focuses on the architecture of the Kinh, Viet, or ethnic Vietnamese. Find in a library near you.
Briefly discusses the history of styles of painting, sculpture, and architecture in the countries of Southeast Asia. From the bronze tombs of the Dong-son people in 500 BC, to the mystical, dramatic form of Indonesia puppetry in current day Java and Bali. From architectural wonders such as Borobudur, to a host of pagodas, shrines, and temples. Find in a library near you.
Vietnam's history has often been neglected and understudied. Descending Dragon, Rising Tiger chronicles Vietnam's history, from the Bronze Age to the present. It is the first English-language account of the Vietnamese people.
A modern history of the Vietnam War from the New York Times author of The Secret War. Based on interviews, American and Vietnamese documents, and memoirs, Hastings presents evidence suggesting that there were no winners in this brutal war.