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The Resource The American dream in Vietnamese, Nhi T. Lieu

The American dream in Vietnamese, Nhi T. Lieu

Label
The American dream in Vietnamese
Title
The American dream in Vietnamese
Statement of responsibility
Nhi T. Lieu
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In her research on popular culture of the Vietnamese diaspora, Nhi T. Lieu explores how people displaced by war reconstruct cultural identity in the aftermath of migration. Embracing American democratic ideals and consumer capitalism prior to arriving in the United States, postwar Vietnamese refugees endeavored to assimilate and live the American Dream. In "The American Dream in Vietnamese," she claims that nowhere are these fantasies played out more vividly than in the Vietnamese American entertainment industry. Lieu examines how live music variety shows and videos, beauty pageants
Cataloging source
N$T
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
The American dream in Vietnamese, Nhi T. Lieu
Label
The American dream in Vietnamese, Nhi T. Lieu
Link
http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttvbnb
Publication
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Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
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Extent
1 online resource (xxv, 186 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780816676712
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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