By Josephine Nock-Hee Park
American forces ventured into newly postcolonial Korea and Vietnam, either plunged into civil wars, to attract the dividing line of the chilly struggle. The unusual good fortune of containment and militarization in Korea unraveled in Vietnam, however the pleasant marks the numerous continuity among those scorching wars. In either situations, the pleasant justified the struggle: she was once additionally a political necessity who redeployed chilly conflict alliances, and, remarkably, made her solution to America.
As matters in process--and certainly, proto-Americans--these figures are best literary topics, whose strategies of changing into are on complete demonstrate in Asian American novels and stories of those wars. Literary writings on either one of those conflicts are almost immediately burgeoning, and Cold battle Friendships plays shut analyses of key texts whose stylistic constraints and contradictions--shot via with political and historic nuance--present complicated gestures of alliance.
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Cold War Friendships: Korea, Vietnam, and Asian American Literature by Josephine Nock-Hee Park