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The UprootedRace, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980$
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Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Print publication date: 2016

Print ISBN-13: 9780824847579

Published to Hawaii Scholarship Online: November 2016

DOI: 10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.001.0001

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Victims of Decolonization, 1957–1980

Victims of Decolonization, 1957–1980

(p.132) 6 Victims of Decolonization, 1957–1980
The Uprooted

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

University of Hawai'i Press

During the post-colonial period and US-Vietnam War (1954-1975), the FOEFI continued to search for métis children and invoked defunct colonial-era laws to justify separating them from their mothers and sending them to France–evidencing the increasingly blurry distinction between the colonial and post-colonial eras in Franco-Vietnamese history.

Keywords:   Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Indochina, Race, Imperialism, Children, Motherhood, France, orphan, métis, whiteness, William Bazé, FOEFI, Vietnam War, Eurasian, Afroasian

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