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Cu Chi tunnels: Vietnamese transmigrant's perspective

Le, Kelly

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Made famous during the Vietnam War as underground passages of the Viet Cong guerillas, the Cu Chi Tunnels historical site is a tourist attraction, commonly associated with a kind of low-brow entertainment aimed at foreign visitors. This article expands the scholarship of this site using auto-ethnographic and qualitative survey research methods. Aimed at agitating Cu Chi’s kitsch and political associations, the author considers the Vietnamese market economy and the reversed-migration flows, in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2014
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/103458
Source: Annals of Tourism Research
DOI: 10.1016/j.annals.2014.02.007

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