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The ghosts of the American war in Vietnam

Kwon, Heonik (2008) The ghosts of the American war in Vietnam. History News Network (24 Jan 2008). Blog Entry.

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The spiritual remains of the unknown war dead take on a vital presence in popular Vietnamese religious culture and their everyday ritual life. They are also a powerful means of historical narration and reflection in contemporary Vietnam. This article introduces some of their vigorous actions and claims for social justice, and explores how we can make sense of their existence in the terms of sociology of religion.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2008 The Author
Divisions: Anthropology
Subjects: D History General and Old World > DS Asia
U Military Science > U Military Science (General)
Date Deposited: 13 Jan 2011 12:00
Last Modified: 16 May 2024 10:51

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