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Political, Military, and Cultural Memoirs in Vietnamese

Tuan Hoang

in The Republic of Vietnam, 1955-1975: Vietnamese Perspectives on Nation Building

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781501745126
eISBN:
9781501745140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501745126.003.0017
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses how historians view the values and limitations of personal memoirs. It also reviews some of the most important memoirs written in the Vietnamese language by former government ... More


The Politics of Memory and Place: Reflections of an African American Female Scholar

Sharon Harley

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.10
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter discusses the reasons that pushed Sharon Harley to write personal reflections of her life. According to Harley, writing a personal reflection of her life as an academic offers an ... More


Introduction

Jens Schlieter

in What Is It Like To Be Dead?: Near-Death Experiences, Christianity, and the Occult

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780190888848
eISBN:
9780190888879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190888848.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This introduction to Part IV analyzes near-death memoirs and narratives as parallel to religious conversion narratives. If the experiencers raise claims that the near-death event changed their lives, ... More


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