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Author Schwenkel, Christina,
Title The American war in contemporary Vietnam : transnational remembrance and representation / Christina Schwenkel.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2009.

Author Schwenkel, Christina,
Series Tracking globalization
Tracking globalization.
Subject Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Foreign public opinion, Vietnamese.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Influence.
Vietnam -- Foreign relations -- United States.
United States -- Foreign relations -- Vietnam.
Public opinion -- Vietnam.
Description 1 online resource (x, 264 pages) : illustrations
polychrome. rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 227-248) and index.
Contents Introduction: Remembering (in) Vietnam -- Return to Vietnam : redemption, reconciliation, and salvation -- Exhibiting war, reconciling pasts : photojournalism and divergent visual histories -- Commodified memories and embodied experiences of war -- Monumentalizing war : toward a new aesthetics of memory -- Contested truths : museums and regimes of representation and objectivity -- Tortured bodies and the neoliberal politics of historical unaccountability -- Conclusion: Empires of memory and knowledge production.
Summary Christina Schwenkel explores how the 'American War' is remembered & commemorated in Vietnam. She looks at monuments, museums, cemetaries, battlefield tours & related sites, & offers an assessment of they ways in which Vietnamese & American memories of the war intersect.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780253003317 (electronic bk.)
0253003318 (electronic bk.)
9780253353061 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0253353068 (cloth ; alk. paper)
9780253220769 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0253220769 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 505977252
Additional Format Print version: Schwenkel, Christina. American war in contemporary Vietnam. Bloomington : Indiana University Press, ©2009 9780253353061 (DLC) 2008054488 (OCoLC)261177801

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