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Sailboats of Indochina By Vietnam Wooden Boat Foundation
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Translation of the 1943 book "Voiliers d'Indochine" by J B Pietri, describing the diverse sailboats of Vietnam and their construction and rigging as of the 1930s and early 1940s. Newly... More > edited in 2010, 284 pp, 70+ illus.< Less
Sailboats of Indochina By Vietnam Wooden Boat Foundation
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Translation of the 1943 book "Voiliers d'Indochine" by J B Pietri, describing the diverse sailboats of Vietnam and their construction and rigging as of the 1930s and early 1940s. Newly... More > edited in 2010, 284 pp, 70+ illus.< Less
Letters to a Teacher: Six Years in the Vietminh War Zone 4 By Trần thị Thương-Thương
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In this series of letters, the author details her experience during six years in northern Vietnam right after World War II. As a wife, young mother and newly-trained teacher, she witnessed both the... More > turmoil of the first implementation of Communist policies in Vietnam and the terror of the last phase of the French Indochina War -- a story rarely told.< Less
Letters to a Teacher: Six Years in the Vietminh War Zone 4 By Tran thi Thuong-Thuong
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In this series of letters, the author details her experience during six years in northern Vietnam right after World War II. As a wife, young mother and newly-trained teacher, she witnessed both the... More > turmoil of the first implementation of Communist policies in Vietnam and the terror of the last phase of the French Indochina War -- a story rarely told.< Less
Vixen reprint By Hoa Pham
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Vixen tells the story of a fox fairy, a fox who can take the form of a woman. Her life begins as a woman in the Imperial Court in Hue in the 1940s, travels down the spine of Vietnam to Saigon to flee... More > to Australia. She then returns to a changed Vietnam in the 1990s.< Less
Vixen reprint By Hoa Pham
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Vixen tells the story of a fox fairy, a fox who can take the form of a woman. Her life begins as a woman in the Imperial Court in Hue in the 1940s, travels down the spine of Vietnam to Saigon to flee... More > to Australia. She then returns to a changed Vietnam in the 1990s.< Less
Warlords, Communists, U.S. Generals & Politicians -- An Inside View of China As Seen In 1950 By Jinsen Li
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With Chinese-American relationships of such great importance for the future of the world, this book can help us understand where we are today through its story of the past. The author grew up in a... More > ruling family in Yunnan, the Chinese province next to Vietnam, and came to America to study. His family had close relationships with political and military leaders of China and America. When he left China, Yunnanese leaders were hoping to be independent from the Communists and to have American support to be an independent country. The book tells of everyday life there as well as giving a real inside view of the tumult in China in the 1940’s and America’s reaction to it.< Less
Mama's Black Child, A Veteran's Memoir By J. Paul Montgomery
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From the orange groves in Florida in the 1940s to the U.S. Army in the 1950s through the 1980s, J. Paul Montgomery fought prejudice for being a dark-complexioned black man, even within his own... More > family. His U.S. Army service in communications/operations and recruitment took him from Florida to Hawaii, Thailand, Germany, Vietnam, and Korea, as well as several stateside army posts—a career that eventually ended with a diagnosis of depression and posttraumatic stress. This book details his exploits, musings, and heartaches as he makes his journey through a fascinating life.< Less
Mama's Black Child, A Veteran's Memoir By J. Paul Montgomery
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From the orange groves in Florida in the 1940s to the U.S. Army in the 1950s through the 1980s, J. Paul Montgomery fought prejudice for being a dark-complexioned black man, even within his own... More > family. His U.S. Army service in communications/operations and recruitment took him from Florida to Hawaii, Thailand, Germany, Vietnam, and Korea, as well as several stateside army posts—a career that eventually ended with a diagnosis of depression and posttraumatic stress. This book details his exploits, musings, and heartaches as he makes his journey through a fascinating life.< Less