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Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind, and Spirit Hardcover – May 5, 2003

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"Written in a very accessible, jargon-free style, this superb book is a marvelous window on the culture of Vietnam. Highly recommended."-- -- Review

About the Author

Nguyen Van Huy is Director of the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology and the principal author of The Cultural Mosaic of Ethnic Groups in Vietnam (1997). Laurel Kendall is Curator of the Asian Ethnographic Collections at the American Museum of Natural History. Her books include Getting Married in Korea: Of Gender, Morality, and Modernity (California, 1996) as well as several other works on gender and popular religion.
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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 314 pages
  • Publisher: University of California Press; 1St Edition edition (May 5, 2003)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0520238710
  • ISBN-13: 978-0520238718
  • Product Dimensions: 10.3 x 8.3 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,868,151 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful By Karyn W VINE VOICE on February 20, 2007
Format: Hardcover
This is a great effort between an American and an Vietnamese museum to create an interesting book about culture and traditions among many of Vietnam's people. There are tons of photographs and information about the many minority groups as well as the national Vietnamese residents of this populous country. Holidays, ceremonies, and religions are covered in quite some detail. I learned a lot from this book.
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By asianman on February 13, 2015
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Excellent book on the different cultures of Vietnam.There are numerous different ethnic groups.It covers almost everything you wanted to know about Vietnam.The funerals,weddings,different religions from Buddhism,Taoism,Islam,and Hinduism,just to name a few.There is also a couple of pages on the attempts to colonize Vietnam,which all ended up in failure.It covers on different ceremonys also and festivals including TET Vietnam.There are numerous photos that accompany the topics mentioned.Overall a wonderful book on a great country.I would love to live in Vietnam.HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY JAPAN.
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0 of 2 people found the following review helpful By Khalil E. Alashar on April 17, 2013
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its a required book for one of my classes at the university. it seems like a great book but havent read it yet since the teacher never assigned anything from it and i didnt get the chance to open it.
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