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The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.001.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

This book explores the untold history of the removal of métis [mixed-race] children from their Vietnamese, Cambodian and Lao mothers as part of a colonial plan to reproduce the French race in ... More


Introduction

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0001
Subject:
History, Asian History

The introduction explores the role of race and indigenous motherhood in the decision to systematically remove fatherless métis from their Vietnamese, Cambodian, and Lao mothers. It situates this ... More


The Last French Island in Indochina, 1945–1956

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the French Indochina War (1946-1954)—in which France attempted to reestablish colonial control over Indochina while the DRV aimed to establish Vietnamese sovereignty–the colony’s métis ... More


Victims of Decolonization, 1957–1980

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0007
Subject:
History, Asian History

During the post-colonial period and US-Vietnam War (1954-1975), the FOEFI continued to search for métis children and invoked defunct colonial-era laws to justify separating them from their mothers ... More


Epilogue

Christina Elizabeth Firpo

in The Uprooted: Race, Children, and Imperialism in French Indochina, 1890-1980

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824847579
eISBN:
9780824869007
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824847579.003.0008
Subject:
History, Asian History

The epilogue explores the ways in which métis former wards’s lives were affected by being uprooted from their mothers and their culture and how life in protection societies shaped their identity. It ... More


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