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Bài giới thiệu sách về đệ nhị VNCH

We have the first guest blog post, of a sort.  Tuong Vu asks to post his Vietnamese translation of the introduction to the recent volume… 8,981 more words

South Vietnam

Mekong Delta (My Tho to Ben Tre), South Vietnam: A Bowl of Cultural Heritage

Give yourself a break, travel and enjoy life.

With a total length of 4,909 km, Mekong river is considered as one of the world’s greatest river systems ( 787 more words

Food Trip

They Are All My Family - by John P. Riordan and Monique Brinson Demery (2015)

The year was 1975. John Riordan was a young American living in South Vietnam. He had served a tour there during the Vietnam conflict, but had finished and moved on to a civilian job. 195 more words

Biography And Non-fiction

Original Wallpaper/Art Commemorating South Vietnam and the ARVN

Image by: Ian Pham/Freedom For Vietnam

Last month, Friday, June 19, 2015, was the 50th anniversary of South Vietnam’s National Armed Forces Day (“Ngày Quân Lực Việt Nam Cộng Hòa” in Vietnamese), a day to commemorate and thank the brave soldiers of the Army of the Republic of Vietnam for their sacrifices in defense of the former nation’s freedom. 435 more words

Current Events

Family and nation in a Khánh Ly song

To reiterate a point from the last post, nationalism appears in bits and pieces in South Vietnamese music, not in one place.  Strong arguments will necessarily come from a broad survey of songs, not a few.  2,255 more words

South Vietnam

My first time at the AAS

This is the first of two posts on music in South Vietnam.

The first time at the Association of Asian Studies (AAS), I presented a paper on ethnic nationalism in South Vietnamese music.  2,479 more words

South Vietnam

Laughing Buddha, crocodiles and a snake - a daytrip to Mekong, Delta

A day trip to Mekong Delta (South Vietnam) in pictures.

Laughing Buddha in Vinh Trang Temple

Reclining Buddha in Vinh Trang Temple

Tea and rice wine tasting in Mekong Delta. 157 more words