After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai / Edition 1

After the Massacre: Commemoration and Consolation in Ha My and My Lai / Edition 1

by Heonik Kwon
     
 


"The scholarship that went into this work is excellent in every respect. The writing and organization are very strong; the text is theoretically informed and persuasively argued. Moreover, the study is chock-full of information on a wide array of important but little-studied topics in Vietnamese studies. Despite their obvious importance, this is the first study to… See more details below

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"The scholarship that went into this work is excellent in every respect. The writing and organization are very strong; the text is theoretically informed and persuasively argued. Moreover, the study is chock-full of information on a wide array of important but little-studied topics in Vietnamese studies. Despite their obvious importance, this is the first study to view them through Kwon's unique and illuminating lens."—Peter Zinoman, author of The Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520247970
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
11/10/2006
Series:
Asia: Local Studies / Global Themes Series
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
231
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments
Foreword
Map of Vietnam

Introduction
1. The Bipolarity of Death
2. Massacres in the Year of the Monkey, 1968
3. A Generation Afterward
4. Ancestors in the Street
5. Heroes and Ancestors
6. Grievous Death
7. The Stone of Fury
8. The Decomposition of the Cold War
Conclusion: Liberation from Grievance

Notes
Index

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