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Author Lieu, Nhi T.

Title The American dream in Vietnamese / Nhi T. Lieu.

Imprint Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, c2011.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  305.895922 L625a 2011    ---  Available
Description xxv, 186 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : private desires on public display -- Assimilation and ambivalence : legacies of U.S. military intervention -- Vietnamese by other means : the overlapping diasporas of Little Saigon -- Pageantry and nostalgia : beauty contests and the gendered homeland -- Consuming transcendent media : videos, variety shows, and the new middle class -- Conclusion : transnational flows between the diaspora and the homeland.
Subject Vietnamese Americans -- Ethnic identity.
Vietnamese Americans -- Cultural assimilation.
Popular culture -- United States.
Popular culture -- Vietnam.
ISBN 9780816665709 (pb : acid-free paper)
0816665702 (pb : acid-free paper)
9780816665693 (hc : acid-free paper)
0816665699 (hc : acid-free paper)

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