Laderman, Scott.

Four Decades On : Vietnam, the United States, and the Legacies of the Second Indochina War - Durham : Duke University Press, 2013. - 1 online resource (345 p.) - eBooks on Demand .

Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction: National Amnesia, Transnational Memory, and the Legacies of the Second Indochina War - Scott Laderman and Edwin A. Martini; 1. Legacies Foretold: Excavating the Roots of Postwar Viet Nam - Ngo Vinh Long; 2. Viet Nam and "Vietnam" in American History and Memory - Walter L. Hixson; 3. "The Mainspring in This Country Has Been Broken": America's Battered Sense of Self and the Emergence of the Vietnam Syndrome - Alexander Bloom; 4. Cold War in a Vietnamese Community - Heonik Kwon 5. The Ambivalence of Reconciliation in Contemporary Vietnamese Memoryscapes - Christina Schwenkel6. Remembering War, Dreaming Peace: On Cosmopolitanism, Compassion, and Literature - Viet Thanh Nguyen; 7. Việt Nam's Growing Pains: Postsocialist Cinema Development and Transnational Politics - Mariam B. Lam; 8. A Fishy Affair: Vietnamese Seafood and the Confrontation with U.S. Neoliberalism - Scott Laderman; 9. Agent Orange: Coming to Terms with a Transnational Legacy - Diane Niblack Fox; 10. Refuge to Refuse: Seeking Balance in the Vietnamese Environmental Imagination - Charles Waugh 11. Missing in Action in the Twenty-First Century - H. Bruce FranklinBibliography; About the Contributors; Index

Historians, anthropologists, and literary critics examine the legacies of the Second Indochina War, or what most Americans call the Vietnam War, nearly forty years after the United States finally left Vietnam.

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United States -- History -- 1969-.
Vietnam -- History -- 1975-.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Influence.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- United States.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Vietnam.


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