My last post is about a long history article on American Catholicism. This post is about another long one: my own. It is published in the Journal of Vietnamese Studies, and the entire issue should come out by the end of the month.
Browsing a Vietnamese periodical published during late colonialism, I came upon an amusing article about the Paracel Islands. “After France, Japan, and China,” states the headline, “It is our turn to demand the Paracels.”
This song is most interesting because the original lyrics were written in Paris by the writer Minh Đức Hoài Trinh: in 1962 or thirteen years before the Fall of Saigon.