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Voices Of Vietnamese Boat People

Author : Mary Terrell Cargill
ISBN : 9781476601106
Genre : Social Science
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On April 30, 1975, the Hanoi government of North Vietnam took control over the South. South Vietnamese, particularly “intellectuals” and those thought to have been associated with the previous regime, underwent terrible punishment, persecution and “re-education.” Seeking their freedom, thousands of South Vietnamese took to the sea in rickety boats, often with few supplies, and faced the dangers of nature, pirates, and starvation. While the sea and its danger claimed many lives, those who made it to the refugee camps still faced struggle and hardships in their quest for freedom. Here are collected the narratives of nineteen men and women who survived the ordeal of escape by sea. Today, they live in the United States as students, professors, entrepreneurs, scientists, and craftspeople who have chosen to tell the stories of their struggles and their triumph. Each narrative is accompanied by biographical information. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

Humanity At Sea

Author : Itamar Mann
ISBN : 9781107148765
Genre : Law
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Integrates legal, historical, and philosophical materials to illuminate the migration topic and to provide a novel theory of human rights.

Southeast Asia

Author : Keat Gin Ooi
ISBN : 9781576077702
Genre : History
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An in-depth, historical encyclopedia of Southeast Asia, with coverage from prehistoric times to the end of the 20th century for each country in the region. * Over 800 A–Z entries covering a wide range of diverse historical topics from the Bataan Death March to the Ramayana * Contributions from an international panel of over 130 scholars * Illustrations, maps, and photographs that are informative, critical, and up to date * A chronology, bibliography, and index complete the coverage

The Vietnamese Boat People 1954 And 1975 1992

Author : Nghia M. Vo
ISBN : 9780786482498
Genre : History
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"Here is a history of Vietnamese diasporas, chronologically arranged from 1954 to post-1975. Everything that affected the escapees, from pirates to refugee camps, is analyzed. International responses are covered, beginning with Vietnam's neighbors who ref

Encyclopedia Of Modern Asia

Author : David Levinson
ISBN : 0684312425
Genre : Asia
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Volume one of a six-volume set in which alphabetically arranged entries provide information on every aspect of modern Asia, including its culture, people, economy, government, arts, geography, architecture, religion, and history.

Autobiographies By Americans Of Color 1995 2000

Author : Deborah Stuhr Iwabuchi
ISBN : 0878755403
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This annotated bibliography covers the years 1995 through 2000 which saw a tremendous output of autobiographical material by Americans of color. Publishers released works by prominent civil rights leaders, musicians, entertainers, athletes, as well as unsung heroes with the courage to strive for a better life. This is the long awaited follow-up to the first volume of the Autobiographies by Americans of Color bibliography series.

Against The Grain

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Americans At War

Author : John Phillips Resch
ISBN : UCSC:32106017608362
Genre : United States
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Contains approximately one hundred alphabetized, cross-referenced articles on the impact of war on American society between 1946 and 2004, and includes photos and illustrations, sidebars, a chronology, a glossary, and twenty-two primary source documents.

From The Gulag To The Killing Fields

Author : Paul Hollander
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Edited by a renowned scholar of communism, this volume gathers together more than 40 dramatic personal memoirs of communist violence and repression from political prisoners across the globe.

Refugee Survey Quarterly

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