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Goldstein, Jonathan – College Teaching, 1989
Courses in Vietnam War history should incorporate Vietnamese, French, and English literary response to the war as complements to the history texts. Possibilities include an account of the French colonial experience, a required text in translation from the viewpoint of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and Vietnamese expatriate texts. (MSE)
Descriptors: Asian History, Asian Studies, College Instruction, Course Content
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Nguyen, Thai-Huy; Gasman, Marybeth – Teachers College Record, 2015
Background: Within the canon of Asian American histories and histories of student activism, little attention is given to the Vietnamese students at the University of California at Irvine, who came together to advocate for the well-being of Vietnamese refugees after the end of the Vietnam War. This study examines this history and discusses the…
Descriptors: Vietnamese People, Asian American Students, History, Citizen Participation
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Nguyen, Thuy-Phuong – Paedagogica Historica: International Journal of the History of Education, 2014
From 1955 to 1975, the French and the Americans were both active in the educational field in South Vietnam, but their objectives were different. The French were concerned with preserving their influence with the Vietnamese elites and relied on the Mission Culturelle--the heir of the colonial Direction of Education--and its prestigious high…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational History, Educational Objectives, Educational Attainment
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Cherot, Natalie – Qualitative Inquiry, 2009
The exit of approximately 2,000 Vietnamese orphans in April 1975 through Operation Babylift is a key part of Vietnam War debates. The Babylift volunteers, American women who aided with the children's evacuation, published autobiographies of their involvement and publicly commemorated the history. This article uses pedagogy, collective memory, and…
Descriptors: War, Ethnography, Discourse Analysis, Autobiographies
Spector, Ronald – Foreign Policy Research Institute, 2009
This essay is based on the author's talk at the FPRI Wachman Center's History Institute for Teachers on "What Students Need to Know about America's Wars, Part 2: 1920-Present," held May 2-3, 2009. Observing that the Vietnam War was the longest and most contested conflict in American history and that it called into question many…
Descriptors: United States History, Asian History, War, International Relations
McCornac, Dennis C. – Online Submission, 2008
Vietnam has made remarkable progress over the past two decades in its transition to a market economy resulting in numerous changes to both its social and economic institutions. It is a nation at peace focusing on economic development and integrating into the world economy. Although the tragic events in Vietnam's history cannot be forgotten, the…
Descriptors: Economic Development, Privatization, Free Enterprise System, Foreign Countries
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Saito, Eisuke; Hien, Do Thi; Hang, Khong Thi Diem – Improving Schools, 2010
This article explores the case of a Vietnamese teacher whose conception of teaching changed greatly following a short but intensive series of lessons based on the Japanese experiences with atomic bombs. The following three issues are considered: 1) what types of efforts teachers should make to increase the depth of their lessons, on the basis of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, School Organization, Educational Practices, Peace
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Vadas, Robert E. – Social Education, 2007
The author asserts that it is time for social studies teachers to engage students in a review of the rift between historical reality and mythology about Viet Nam, especially in light of recent comparisons that many have made between the Viet Nam War and the current situation in Iraq. Few teachers dealt with Viet Nam at the time of the war, and…
Descriptors: Methods Courses, Travel, Textbooks, Misconceptions
Dinh-Hoa, Nguyen – 1987
The history of lexicography in Vietnam is chronicled from early Chinese and missionary scholarship through the colonial period (1884-1946), the war years (1946-1954), the partition period (1954-1975), and the post-1975 period. The evolution of romanization, political-linguistic influences, native scholarship in lexicography, and dictionary types…
Descriptors: Diachronic Linguistics, Epistemology, Foreign Countries, Lexicography
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Murray, Thomas E. – Theory and Research in Social Education, 2004
In this article, the author discusses his "History of the Vietnam War" course, which takes oral history as the core of its curriculum. This oral history focuses on personal lives and stories that can bring history to life. The components of the course are as follows: (1) overview of the History of the Vietnam War; (2) email interviews;…
Descriptors: Courses, Citizenship Education, Veterans, Interviews
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Tranguyen, Trangdai – Journal of Archival Organization, 2004
Anchored on the Vietnamese American Project (VAP), this essay presents the documentation of the Vietnamese American Experience through the voices of ethnic Vietnamese in Orange County, California, home to the largest concentration of this ethnic group outside Vietnam. Groundbreaking in its approach and method, VAP is an open forum that enables…
Descriptors: United States History, Vietnamese People, Ethnic Groups, Acculturation
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Pohl, James W. – History Teacher, 1974
A comparison of the Vietnam War to the American Revolution draws analogies between the military policies of the two conflicts. (KM)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Historical Criticism, Military Science, Policy Formation
Guarneri; Carl, Ed.; Davis, James, Ed. – M.E. Sharpe Inc, 2008
This comprehensive resource is an invaluable aid for adding a global dimension to students' understanding of American history. It includes a wide range of materials from scholarly articles and reports to original syllabi and ready-to-use lesson plans to guide teachers in enlarging the frame of introductory American history courses to an…
Descriptors: World History, United States History, Courses, Race
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Lockard, Craig A. – Journal of World History, 1994
Asserts that the American-Vietnamese War can be analyzed best in the context of three distinct entities: (1) Vietnam; (2) the United States; and (3) the larger world. Discusses Vietnam's revolutionary tradition, U.S. Cold War foreign policy, and the global context of anticolonialism and antiimperialism. (CFR)
Descriptors: Colonialism, Cross Cultural Studies, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries
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Kelly, Jason M. – International Journal of Social Education, 2009
Every year, historians in the United States attend the American Historical Association (AHA), a conference that has met annually since 1884. The AHA draws scholars from all specializations, and it is the primary organization through which the profession is represented. In 1969, the conference met at the Sheraton Park Hotel in Washington, D.C. At…
Descriptors: African American Community, Vietnamese People, Citizenship, Conferences (Gatherings)
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