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Selected Resources for the Study of Việt Nam


General Web Sites

Southeast Asia Section Page

Vietnam Studies Page
Go to Teaching and Reference.

Vietnam Virtual Library at Australian National University

General Social and Economic Conditions

Includes a number of online reports, Human Development Report, reports on gender, poverty, health etc and Directory of State Organizations:  http://www.undp.org.vn/undp/docs/1999/dir99/index.htm  Dates from 1999.  Adresses are good

More up to date is The British Council’s Vietnam Cultural Profile: http://www.culturalprofiles.org.uk/Viet_Nam/Units/2356.html  Which includes updated links to government cultural departments.

Official Sites

Vietnamese Communist Party
http://www.cpv.org.vn/index_e.html

News Sources in English

Nhan Dan

Vietnam News Agency

Vietnam Investment Review
http://www.vir.com.vn/Client/VIR/Default.asp
Thanh Nien Newspaper in English

Voice of Vietnam
For Vietnam television and news sites.

Photographic and Film Resources

Francoise Sully Collection

Requiem :  Tim Page Photo Collection

Texas Tech Vietnam Center
http://www.vietnam.ttu.edu/vietnamcenter/

Vietnam Online  (Vietnam War)
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/vietnam/

University of Wisconsin South and Southeast Asia Video Archive
http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/SEAvideo/
  
Other Wars Related Resources
  
Cold War Files: Interpreting History Through Documents. Woodrow Wilson Center, Cold War International History Project.
http://www.coldwarfiles.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=home.flash

Vietnamese Perspectives on the War in Vietnam.  
Online Bibliography

Refugee Experience
UC Irvine Online Exhibit
http://www.lib.uci.edu/libraries/collections/sea/seaexhibit/index.html

George Dutton’s Tay Son Rebellion Site


Fiction

Bibliography of Vietnamese Fiction





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