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Currencies of imagination : channeling money and chasing mobility in Vietnam

Small, Ivan Victor, 1972- author

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  • Creator Ivan V. Small
  • Format Books
  • Publication Ithaca [New York] : Cornell University Press, 2018.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 online resource
  • ISBNs 1501716905, 9781501716898, 1501716891, 9781501716904, 9781501716874
  • OCLC on1031425971

Summary

  • "This book examines the sociocultural dynamics of migration and remittance flows between Vietnam and the United States since 1975"--

Notes

  • Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

  • Introduction: money, gifts, and flows -- The dangerous gift -- Saigon, overlaid by Ho Chi Minh : capitalist desires and deferrals -- Coastal flows & hypothetical horizons -- The beautiful, tired country -- Crossing the bridge home -- Conclusion : not yet enough : mobility and its malcontents
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