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Review - Children Born of War in the Twentieth Century by Sabine Lee

Gallagher, Emily


In the 1980s, the United States passed a series of legislative changes that gave preferential immigration status to “children of United States Citizens,” allowing more than 21,000 Vietnamericans born during the Vietnam War (1955–75) to immigrate to America. Sometimes known as the bụi đời (“dust of life”), these young men and women were the children born of American soldiers and local Vietnamese women during the Vietnam War. Targets of Vietnamese hatred toward America and facing rejection in...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2019
Type: Journal article
Source: Journal of the History of Childhood and Youth
DOI: 10.1353/hcy.2019.0014


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