The Vietnamese Experience in America

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Indiana University Press, 1992 - History - 173 pages
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Tells the stories of Vietnamese who were forced to flee their country with the fall of Saigon in 1975, looks at their experiences in the United States, and discusses the challenges and adjustments they have faced
 

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This descriptive overview of the Vietnamese experience in the United States focuses on the history of the Vietnamese immigration following the communist takeover of Vietnam in 1975 and the ... Read full review

Contents

The Vietnamese Entrance into America
1
Emigration to the United States
15
Initial Resettlement
35
Community Conflict
42
Vietnamese Community Organizations
54
Societal Integration and Adjustment
77
Personal Adjustments and SelfIdentity
113
Contemporary VietnameseAmerican Society
139
APPENDIX
153
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING
165
INDEX
172
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Rutledge is Associate Professor of Anthropology and a Fellow at the Center for International Studies at the University of Missouri, St. Louis.

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