Culture In Vietnam (Guile, Melanie. Culture in--,) by Melanie Guile

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Written in English

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  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Civilization,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Vietnam,
  • Children: Grades 3-4

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages24
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11641021M
ISBN 101403464669
ISBN 109781403464668

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Written by a husband and wife team, with years of experience in Vietnam and its culture, this well developed text provides a detailed look at most of the major areas of Vietnamese culture and by:   Americans have distanced themselves from the Vietnam War now, and "Culture and Customs of Vietnam" fills a need to learn about the country, which has also evolved.

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