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Saigon from the diaspora

Carruthers, Ashley


In the wake of reform in Vietnam and the end of the cold war, overseas Vietnamese are returning to their former homeland in increasing numbers. For most of the first generation in the diaspora, memories of wartime Saigon are now being augmented by a touristic experience of contemporary Saigon/Ho Chi Minh City. This essay asks how the co-presence of these differently spatialized and temporalized ways of knowing the city affects the production and consumption of images of Saigon in overseas...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Singapore Journal of Tropical Geography
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9493.2008.00320.x


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