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By K. W. Taylor

ISBN-10: 0521699150

ISBN-13: 9780521699150

ISBN-10: 0521875862

ISBN-13: 9780521875868

The historical past of Vietnam ahead of the 19th century is never tested in any aspect. during this groundbreaking paintings, ok. W. Taylor takes up this problem, addressing a wide range of subject matters from the earliest occasions to the current day - together with language, literature, faith, and war - and issues - together with Sino-Vietnamese family, the interactions of the peoples of other areas in the kingdom, and some of the different types of executive followed by way of the Vietnamese all through their background. A heritage of the Vietnamese is predicated on fundamental resource fabrics, combining a complete narrative with an research which endeavours to work out the Vietnamese previous in the course of the eyes of these who lived it. Taylor questions long-standing stereotypes and clichés approximately Vietnam, drawing realization to sharp discontinuities within the Vietnamese earlier. Fluently written and obtainable to all readers, this hugely unique contribution to the learn of Southeast Asia is a landmark textual content for all scholars and students of Vietnam.

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