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Author Norland, Patricia, author
Title The Saigon sisters : privileged women in the resistance / Patricia D. Norland
Imprint Ithaca : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2020
©2020
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 RCHSS Library  DS553.5 N67 2020    AVAILABLE    30560400681232
Descript xxiv, 253 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Series NIU series in Southeast Asian studies
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Thanh: "Our hearts beating for the cause" -- Trang: "Living a contradiction" -- Minh: "Generation at a crossroads" -- Le An: "The university of life" -- Sen: "A question of habit" -- Tuyen: "A chance to succeed" -- Lien An: "Deep down, we remained Vietnamese" -- Xuan: "Liberty, fraternity, and equality were not for our people" -- Oanh: "I did not become a refugee" -- Thanh: "We are, after all, human beings" -- Trang: "Prepared for any sacrifice or risk" -- Minh: "I led two lives" -- Le An: "The theme of our work ... was revolution" -- Sen: "Working for the people, not a particular party" -- Tuyen: "Everyone was wrong." -- Lien An: "We understood what we had to do" -- Xuan: "We could not stay indifferent" -- Oanh: "'French are very nice in France, and very colonialist in the colonies." -- Reuniting
"Offers the perspective of a group of privileged women, daughters of the elite in colonial Saigon, who rebel and fight for independence from France"-- Provided by publisher
Link Online version: Norland, Patricia. Saigon sisters Ithaca : Northern Illinois University Press, an imprint of Cornell University Press, 2020. 9781501749742
Subject Indochinese War, 1946-1954 -- Personal narratives, Vietnamese
Indochinese War, 1946-1954 -- Women -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City
Women revolutionaries -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City -- Biography
Upper class women -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City -- Biography
Upper class women -- Political activity -- Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) -- History -- 20th century
Upper class women. fast (OCoLC)fst01162155
Women. fast (OCoLC)fst01176568
Women revolutionaries. fast (OCoLC)fst01178470
Vietnam -- Ho Chi Minh City. fast (OCoLC)fst01221529
Indochinese War (1946-1954) fast (OCoLC)fst00970511
1900-1999 fast
Biographies. fast (OCoLC)fst01919896
History. fast (OCoLC)fst01411628
Personal narratives -- Vietnamese. fast (OCoLC)fst01424183
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