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Crossing The Street In Hanoi

Author : Carol Wilder
ISBN : 1841507350
Genre : History
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Stories of the Vietnam War and the shadow it casts over American and Vietnamese cultures as reflected in eight people who lived it. Using memoir, history and criticism, this book is based on scholarly research, teaching and writing, as well as personal journals, interviews and primary source material.

Moon Vietnam

Author : Dana Filek-Gibson
ISBN : 9781612388915
Genre : Travel
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Travel “down the dragon’s spine” with Moon Vietnam. With a unique perspective and advice you can trust from writer and Vietnamese transplant Dana Filek-Gibson, Moon Vietnam has everything you need to know to explore this beautiful country your way. Moon Vietnam will take you anywhere you want to go. Experience the metropolitan buzz of Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi like a local, or discover the other side of Vietnam through tranquil beaches, mist-covered jungles, and lush terraced rice paddies that cover the countryside. Travel with confidence using Moon’s strategic itineraries and best activities, such as how to beach hop to resort towns like Nha Trang, and discover Ha Long Bay’s eerie labyrinth of limestone islands and caves. With over sixty expertly crafted maps and gorgeous photos, this full-color guidebook gives you the tools you need to have an immersive and unique experience. Moon Vietnam covers: Hanoi Ha Long Bay and the Northern Coast The Central Provinces The South-Central Coast Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) The Mekong Delta Find the Moon guide that best suits your trip! Extend your trip to some of Southeast Asia’s most awe-inspiring destinations with Moon Angkor Wat, Moon Taj Mahal and Moon Phuket and Ko Samui.

The Cave

Author : Tim Krabbé
ISBN : 9780374529161
Genre : Fiction
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A stunning psychological thriller about friship, drugs, and murder from the author of The Vanishing. Egon Wagter and Axel van de Graaf met when they were both fourteen and on vacation in Belgium. Axel is fascinating, filled with an amoral energy by which the more prudent, less adventurous Egon is both mesmerized and repelled. Even as a teen, Axel has a strange power over those around him. He defies authority, seduces women, breaks the law. Axel chooses Egon as a friend, a friendship that somehow ures over time and ends up determining Egon's fate. During his university studies, Egon frequents Axel's house in Amsterdam, where there is a party every night and women fill the rooms. Though Egon chooses geology over Axel's life of avarice and drug dealing, he remains intrigued by his friend's conviction that the only law that counts is the law he makes himself. Egon believes that Axel is a demonic figure who tempts others only because he knows they want to be tempted. By the time he is in his forties, Egon finds himself divorced and with few professional prospects. He turns for help to Axel, who sends him to Ratanakiri, a fictional country in Southeast Asia. Axel gives Egon a suitcase to deliver-and Egon never returns. Utterly compelling and resonant, The Cave is an unforgettable story of betrayal in the spirit of Tim Krabbé's remarkable first novel, The Vanishing.

Eating Viet Nam

Author : Graham Holliday
ISBN : 9780062293077
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A journalist and blogger takes us on a colorful and spicy gastronomic tour through Viet Nam in this entertaining, offbeat travel memoir, with a foreword by Anthony Bourdain. Growing up in a small town in northern England, Graham Holliday wasn’t keen on travel. But in his early twenties, a picture of Hanoi sparked a curiosity that propelled him halfway across the globe. Graham didn’t want to be a tourist in an alien land, though; he was determined to live it. An ordinary guy who liked trying interesting food, he moved to the capital city and embarked on a quest to find real Vietnamese food. In Eating Viet Nam, he chronicles his odyssey in this strange, enticing land infused with sublime smells and tastes. Traveling through the back alleys and across the boulevards of Hanoi—where home cooks set up grills and stripped-down stands serving sumptuous fare on blue plastic furniture—he risked dysentery, giardia, and diarrhea to discover a culinary treasure-load that was truly foreign and unique. Holliday shares every bite of the extraordinary fresh dishes, pungent and bursting with flavor, which he came to love in Hanoi, Saigon, and the countryside. Here, too, are the remarkable people who became a part of his new life, including his wife, Sophie. A feast for the senses, funny, charming, and always delicious, Eating Viet Nam will inspire armchair travelers, curious palates, and everyone itching for a taste of adventure.

Moon Ho Chi Minh City Saigon

Author : Dana Filek-Gibson
ISBN : 9781631217265
Genre : Travel
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Your World Your Way! See why the fast-paced, neon-lit Ho Chi Minh City embodies the future of Vietnam with Moon Ho Chi Minh City! What You'll Find in Moon Ho Chi Minh City: Expert, local author Dana Filek-Gibson shares everything she's learned about her bustling adopted hometown Full-color guidebook with vibrant, helpful photos Detailed directions and maps for exploring on your own, including information on the Cu Chi Tunnels, Tay Ninh, Vung Tau, and the Con Dao Islands Itineraries for every trip and budget, including A Long Weekend in Ho Chi Minh City, and Travel to Angkor Wat, Strategic advice on finding the best accommodations, getting around, and experiencing this cultural hub at its finest Activities and trip ideas: Explore the vibrant streets and shops of HCMC. Visit the War Remnants Museum and other historic sights to delve into the city's past. Wander through the multilingual Ben Thanh Market to experience the energy of the city. Sample delicious street food in Northern District 1, representing all the variety southern Vietnam's cuisine has to offer Accurate information, including background on the history and culture Handy tools such as travel tips, safety information, and an easy to navigate format, all packaged in a book light enough to fit in your carry-on With Moon Ho Chi Minh City's practical tips, myriad activities, and an insiders view on the best things to do and see, you can plan your trip your way.

Triumph Revisited

Author : Andrew Wiest
ISBN : 9781136974229
Genre : History
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More than thirty years later, the Vietnam War still stands as one of the most controversial events in the history of the United States, and historians have so far failed to come up with a definitive narrative of the wartime experience. With competing viewpoints already in play, Mark Moyar’s recent revisionist approach in Triumph Forsaken has created heated debate over who "owns" the history of America’s war in Vietnam. Triumph Revisited: Historians Battle for the Vietnam War collects critiques of Triumph Forsaken from both sides of this debate, written by an array of Vietnam scholars, cataloguing arguments about how the war should be remembered, how history may be reconstructed, and by whom. A lively introduction and conclusion by editors Andrew Wiest and Michael Doidge provide context and balance to the essays, as well as Moyar’s responses, giving students and scholars of the Vietnam era a glimpse into how history is constructed and reconstructed.

Hanoi S Road To The Vietnam War 1954 1965

Author : Pierre Asselin
ISBN : 9780520287495
Genre : History
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"Using new and largely inaccessible Vietnamese sources as well as French, British, Canadian and American archives, Pierre Asselin sheds valuable light on Hanoi's path to war. Step by step the narrative makes Hanoi's revolutionary strategy from the end of the French Indochina War to the start of the Anti-American Resistance Struggle for Reunification and National Salvation (the Vietnam War) transparent. The book reveals how North Vietnamese leaders moved from a cautious policy emphasizing nonviolent political and diplomatic struggle to a far riskier pursuit of military victory"--

Traders In Motion

Author : Kirsten W. Endres
ISBN : 9781501721342
Genre : History
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Making the marketplace : traders, cadres, and bureaucratic documents in Lào Cai City / Kirsten W. Endres -- Run and hide when you see the police : livelihood contestations and the politics of the street economy in Vietnam's northern uplands / Sarah Turner -- Grand designs? : state agendas and the lived realities of market redevelopment in upland northern Vietnam / Christine Bonnin -- Ghost markets and moving bazaars in Hanoi's urban space / Gertrud Hüwelmeier -- A mobile trading network from central coastal Vietnam : growth, social network, and gender / Hy Van Luong -- Money, risk taking, and playing : shifting masculinity in a waste-trading community in the Red River Delta / Minh T.N. Nguyen -- Strive to make a living in the era of urbanization and modernization : the story of petty traders in a Hanoi peri-urban community / Nguyẽ̂n Thị Thanh Bình -- Dealing with uncertainty : itinerant street vendors and local officials in Hanoi / Lisa Barthelmes -- Regulations and raids, or, The precarious place of gold shops in Vietnam / Allison Truitt -- Moralities of commerce in a northern Vietnamese trading community / Esther Horat -- Fuel trade : people, places, and transformations along the coal briquetting chain / Annuska Derks -- Arbitrage over Beilun/Kalong River : Chinese adjustments to border trade practices in Vietnam / Caroline Grillot

A Bitter Peace

Author : Pierre Asselin
ISBN : 0807854174
Genre : History
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Exploring the diplomatic effort to end the Vietnam War, Asselin shows that the Paris Peace Agreement of 1973 was doomed to unravel.

Culinary Vietnam

Author : Daniel Hoyer
ISBN : 9781423612360
Genre : Cooking
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Vietnamese cuisine has developed over thousands of years with countless influences from other cultures. Full of authentic recipes, Culinary Vietnam teaches how the aspects of flavor, aroma, texture, color, contrast, balance, and even the sound a food makes should be taken into consideration in the planning of a Vietnamese meal. Author Daniel Hoyer opens the door into the world of Vietnamese cooking methods and theories, as well as to the background of the cuisine, and gives some historical and cultural tidbits, all while showing just the breadth of this simple, agriculturally based cuisine.

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