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Vietnam

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Vietnam has one of the largest varieties of ethnic groups in the world. This cultural mosaic reflects the migrations that have created today’s Vietnam. Whether they live in the plains, the high valleys, or the mountains, Vietnam’s rural...

Crossing Borders and Time: Ethnic Dress across the Vietnam–China Border in the Twenty-First Century

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 10 : Global Perspectives

Berg, 2010

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...This article is based on multiple field studies conducted in 1999–2012 in the northern Vietnam provinces of Cao Bang, Ha Giang, Lao Cai, Lai Chau, and Tuyen Quang, and the southwest China provinces of Yunnan, Guangxi, and Guizhou...

Rites of Passage and Rituals in Laos, Vietnam, Thailand, and Cambodia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...The people of Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, and Vietnam are united by their proximity to the Mekong River and its tributaries. Indigenous and imported fabrics are worn for dress associated with religious ceremonies and other rituals...
...The Collection in Context In the early 1990s, Vietnam was the focus of cultural and media attention. Three French movies were released in quick succession in 1992: Jean-Jacques Annaud's The Lover, Régis Wargnier's Indochine, and Pierre...
...Historical and Ethnographic Data In 1975, approximately 2,000 Tai Dam, or Black Tai, immigrated to Des Moines, Iowa, from refugee camps in Thailand. Before the Tai Dam fled to Thailand, they migrated from southern China to current-day...

The Fashion World of Southeast Asia

Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 4 : South Asia and Southeast Asia

Bloomsbury Academic, 2010

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...Each nation of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) since independence has been asserting its identity through dress. Many of these nations are multicultural, creating interesting blends, including Western styles...

Geographic and Cultural Introduction

John E. Vollmer

John E. Vollmer is an internationally renowned curator and scholar in the fields of Asian art, textiles and costumes, decorative arts and design. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Berg Encyclopedia of World Dress and Fashion Volume 6 : East Asia

Berg Publishers, 2010

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...The region of continental and insular East Asia and Inner Asia is vast in terms of both time and space. The recorded history of the region is measured in millennia, rather than centuries. Dress is widely diverse, as are the people who...

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Lanie Denslow

Lanie Denslow has taught International Business and Business Policies for Global Trade at the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising in California, and worked as an International Business Development Consultant for Macy’s. A few of her professional affiliations include the Foreign Trade Association of LA, Women in International Trade and the British American Business Council. She has written for British Trade and Investment and authored other works relating to international business. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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World Wise : What to Know Before You Go

Fairchild Publications, 2006

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...I Wish I’d KnownI wish I’d been prepared for conversations at work that were different from the ones at home. During my first meeting with the vice president of a Korean client company, I was quizzed about my marital status [and] asked...