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Tradition, Revolution, and Market Economy in a North Vietnamese Village, 1925-2006

Hy V. Luong

Abstract

This book examines both continuity and change over eight decades in a small rural village deep in the North Vietnamese countryside. Son-Duong, a community near the Red River, experienced first-hand the ravages of French colonialism and the American war, as well as the socialist revolution and Vietnam's recent reintegration into the global market economy. This revised and expanded edition of the 1992 book, Revolution in the Village, draws on newly available archival documents in Hanoi, narratives by villagers, and three field seasons from the late 1980s to 2006. It situates the finely drawn vil ... More

Keywords: rural village, Vietnamese countryside, North Vietnam, French colonialism, American war, Vietnamese revolution

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2010 Print ISBN-13: 9780824833701
Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016 DOI:10.21313/hawaii/9780824833701.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Hy V. Luong, author
University of Toronto