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Ties that Bind: Cultural Identity, Class, and Law in Vietnam's Labor Resistance

Author / Editor(s): 
Angie Ngọc Tran
Price (paperback): 
23.95
Price (hardcover): 
51.95

Ties That Bind explores Vietnamese labor history from the French colonial period to the contemporary era, tracing a vibrant tradition of workers’ resistance to oppressive conditions. Through interviews with employees, labor organizers, journalists, and officials, as well as evidence from archives, government reports, and underground protest materials, this study analyzes a broad range of workers’ experiences, on the factory floor and in their dormitories.

The Kim Vân Kieu of Nguyen Du (1765–1820)

Author / Editor(s): 
Translated by Vladislav Zhukov, Introduction by K. W. Taylor
Price (paperback): 
20.95
Price (hardcover): 
41.95

Nguyen Du’s Kim Vân Kieu, written in the early nineteenth century and commonly considered to be a defining masterpiece of Vietnamese literature, is the story of an educated and beautiful young woman who suffers misfortune and degradation before obtaining justice and peace. It is a long poem in a complex metric and rhyme scheme that is distinctively Vietnamese.

Vietnam and the West: New Approaches

Author / Editor(s): 
ed. Wynn Wilcox
Catalog Number: 
SOSEA-52

 

Phan Chau Trinh and His Political Writings

Author / Editor(s): 
Vinh Sinh, editor & translator
Catalog Number: 
SOSEA-49

Phan Ch

Views of Seventeenth-Century Vietnam: Christoforo Borri on Cochinchina and Samuel Baron on Tonkin

Author / Editor(s): 
Olga DROR and K. W. TAYLOR (introduced & annotated)
Catalog Number: 
SOSEA-41
This volume introduces two of the earliest writings about Vietnam to appear in the English language. The reports come from narrators with different interests who are viewing different parts of Vietnam at an early stage of European involvement in the region.

Possessed by the Spirits

Author / Editor(s): 
ed. Karen FJELSTAD and Nguyen THI HIEN.
Catalog Number: 
SEAPS-23
Essays examining the resurgence of the Mother Goddess religion among contemporary Vietnamese following the economic "Renovation" period in Vietnam. Anthropologists explore the forces that compel individuals to become mediums and the social repercussions of their decisions and interactions.

Southern Vietnam under the Reign of Minh Mang (1820-1841): Central Policies and Local Response

Author / Editor(s): 
Choi Byung Wook
Catalog Number: 
SEAPS-20
This study of nineteenth-century Vietnam focuses on interactions between the Vietnamese king, Minh Mang, and the heterogeneous southern region of the country, which he sought to bring more firmly under state control through a series of polices intended to

Opusculum de Sectis apud Sinenses et Tunkinenses: A Small Treatise on the Sects among the Chinese and Tonkinese

Author / Editor(s): 
Father Adriano di St. Thecla, Translated & Annotated by Olga Dror
Catalog Number: 
SOSEA-33
This 1750 text, written by a Catholic missionary in Tonkin, is the earliest known systematic first-hand account of Vietnamese religious practice. It was recently discovered in a Paris archive and will be of interest to a broad array of scholars, including those of history, anthropology, and religious studies.

Gender, Household, State

Author / Editor(s): 
Jayne Werner & Dani
Catalog Number: 
SEAPS-19
A collection of essays addressing the state of women's lives in Viet Nam during doi moi, the period of market reforms in the 1990s. These fascinating and varied essays illuminate women's daily lives as they are shaped by culture, economics, and traditional ideals.

Intermediate Spoken Vietnamese

Author / Editor(s): 
Franklin E. Huffman & Tran Trong Hai
Catalog Number: 
LANG-VET-01
1980. 3rd printing 1994. 401 pages.