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Refugee workers in the Indochina exodus, 1975-1982 1 edition

Refugee workers in the Indochina exodus, 1975-1982
Larry Clinton Thompson

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Refugee workers in the Indochina exodus, 1975-1982
Larry Clinton Thompson

Published 2010 by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English.

About the Book

"This work focuses on the refugee crisis and the American aid workers--a crew of malcontents and mavericks from the State Department, military, USAID, CIA, and the Peace Corps--who took on the task of helping those most impacted by the Vietnam War. Experts in Southeast Asia, its languages, cultures and people, they saved thousands of lives"--Provided by publisher.

Table of Contents

The dominos begin to fall
Saigon: April 1975
Cambodia: April 1975
The Hmong escape Laos
Guam: halfway to America
Indochinese refugees in America
Leftover refugees in Thailand
Before the deluge
Cambodia: holocaust denial
Indochina: the perpetual war
The boat people come ashore
Solving the boat people crisis
The push back at Preah Vihear
Sa Kaeo and Khao I Dang holding centers
The land bridge and Cambodian famine
Being a refugee
The end of the beginning.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.


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HV640.5.I5 T56 2010

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vii, 275 p. :
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