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East & Southeast Asia: An Annotated Directory of Internet Resources
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Vietnam: History & Culture
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See also the page for the Vietnam War.
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History Culture (General) Art & Architecture
Cinema   Photographs
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History
Exchange Rates and Exchange Rate Policies in Vietnam Under French Rule, 1878-1945 Paper by Jean-Pascal Bassino and Hironobu Nakagawa for the Asian Historical Statistics Project conference "Quantitative Economic History of Vietnam" (June 1999)
The Tay Son Rebellion Web Site Created by George Dutton (UCLA) "as a source of general information about the movement, its leaders and the main events of thirty tumultuous years of Vietnamese history"
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Culture (General)
Hitchhiking Vietnam: Letters from the Trail Story of Karin travelling alone in Vietnam; life in Vietnam; destinations; travel & survival tips; the animal market; photo journal; tapes & transcripts
Institute of Vietnamese Studies "a private, non-profit interdisciplinary reseach institution ... created to exchange information on, & to promote public awareness of Vietnamese culture, history & literature"
The Power & Relevance of Vietnamese Myths Article written by Nguyen Ngoc Binh for the Asia Society's Vietnam: Essays on History, Culture, & Society
Vietnam - Looking for Home Frontline World documentary on journalist Nguyen Qui Duc's return to Vietnam, with video online, slide show, & related background information (May 2003)
Vietnam: Journeys of Mind, Body & Spirit Exhibition on "a changing Vietnam and ... the incredible diversity of its landscape and its people," organized by by the American Museum of Natural History, New York, and the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, Hanoi
Vietnamese Language & Culture Introduction to Vietnamese names, language, lexicography, & literature; links to Vietnamese culture, software & music sites
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Art & Architecture
Vietnam Architecture Images of citadels, religious buildings, & houses; theories & principles of the imperial courts; reconstruction of historical monuments in VRML
Vietnam Art Survey from pre-historic ceramics to contemporary art; designs & theories of dynastic dragons
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Cinema
Vibrant Expressionism and Muted Melodrama: The Vertical Ray of the Sun Essay on Tran Anh Hung's film by Elizabeth Wright (Senses of Cinema, Issue No. 16, Sept.-Oct. 2001)
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Photographs
Chaudoc, Vietnam Photographs First part of a project which aims to document & show Vietnam from a Vietnamese perspective
E. Kenneth Hoffman - Vietnam Interactive Portfolio Images of the Vietnamese people & the Vietnam War
Vietnam Photos Taken by Edwin E. Moise of Clemson University in 1986 and 1989
The VietNam Pictures Archive at SunSite Images of scenery, people, arts, monuments & history, & audio files of music & poetry; ethnology exhibit at Museum of Fine Arts
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