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Continuity and Change in Vietnamese Culture and Society, 1968–1975

Neil L. Jamieson

in Understanding Vietnam

Published by University of California Press

Published in print March 1995 | ISBN: 9780520201576
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520916586 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520201576.003.0006
Continuity and Change in Vietnamese Culture and Society, 1968–1975

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This chapter focuses on change and continuity in culture and society in Vietnam during the period from 1968 to 1975. It examines the Republic of Vietnam in terms of the yin–yang model and suggests that the overarching structure in society during this time was the Government of Vietnam. The chapter describes the yang dimension of traditional society and highlights American forces' presence in South Vietnam.

Keywords: culture; society; Vietnam; yin–yang model; Government of Vietnam; American forces

Chapter.  18974 words. 

Subjects: Anthropology

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