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Wandering through Vietnamese Culture
by Huu Ngoc
  • The most comprehensive introduction available to Vietnamese culture and history
  • Covers Vietnamese literature, music, theatre and art, and the traditions and customes of Vietnam’s many ethnic groups

  • The author is a famous Vietnamese author, essayist and journalist of many years’ standing

This comprehensive introduction to Vietnamese culture and history provides a context for the individual traits explored by the author, which include Vietnamese literature, music, theatre and art, and the traditions and customes of Vietnam’s many ethnic groups. Scholars, researchers and writers will enjoy this highly readable cornucopia and unique resource on Vietnamese culture.

‘Despite Vietnam having been turned upside down in the past decades - often by outsiders - Huu Ngoc convinces the reader that there is a cultural uniqueness in a country of 80 million people that will never disappear.’
Don Pathan, Bangkok

‘Reading this book is like being taken by the hand and gently guided through the garden of knowledge by a friend who knows the way. Huu Ngoc knows where the flower of wisdom blossoms and where it bears fruit.’
Bodil Malmsteen, Stockholm

Published by The Gioi
Published 2006, 1124 pp.
ISBN 978 90 78239 01 7, paperback, £14.99