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Author Vo, Nghia M., 1947-

Title The Vietnamese boat people, 1954 and 1975-1992 / Nghia M. Vo
Published Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland & Company, [2006]


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 MELB  305.906914 Voa/Vbp  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 208 pages ; 23 cm
Contents Vietnam 1939-1954 -- Operation exodus 1954-1955 -- Resettlement -- The rumbles of war -- Prelude to the 1975 diaspora -- The 1975 wave -- The post-1975 waves -- The planning -- The boat people -- The routes -- The pirates -- The camps -- International response -- The lands of freedom -- Struggles and achievements
Summary "Here is a history of Vietnamese diasporas, chronologically arranged from 1954 to post-1975. Everything that affected the escapees, from pirates to refugee camps, is analyzed. International responses are covered, beginning with Vietnam's neighbors who refused refugees, and later looking at resettlement in countries like the U.S., France and Australia"--Provided by publisher
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-205) and index
Subject Refugees -- Vietnam.
Political refugees -- Vietnam.
LC no. 2005031117
ISBN 0786423455 softcover alkaline paper