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The traditional boats of Vietnam, an overview

The traditional boats of Vietnam, an overview
The traditional boats of Vietnam, an overview
This paper addresses the material boat culture of Vietnam both in its current context and more specifically through an assessment of how the boats of Vietnam have been studied in the past. It presents a comprehensive summary of past publications describing the construction, use and variety of boats in the region, from the earliest volumes to modern research projects, including the work of the US military. It highlights the rich diversity of construction approaches and boat-types that are still built and used, and demonstrates the need for further field research to record the fast-disappearing traditional boats of Vietnam.
vietnam, boats, ethnography
1057-2414
258-277
Pham, Charlotte
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Blue, Lucy
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Palmer, Colin
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Pham, Charlotte
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Blue, Lucy
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Palmer, Colin
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Pham, Charlotte, Blue, Lucy and Palmer, Colin (2010) The traditional boats of Vietnam, an overview. International Journal of Nautical Archaeology, 39 (2), 258-277. (doi:10.1111/j.1095-9270.2010.00266.x).

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This paper addresses the material boat culture of Vietnam both in its current context and more specifically through an assessment of how the boats of Vietnam have been studied in the past. It presents a comprehensive summary of past publications describing the construction, use and variety of boats in the region, from the earliest volumes to modern research projects, including the work of the US military. It highlights the rich diversity of construction approaches and boat-types that are still built and used, and demonstrates the need for further field research to record the fast-disappearing traditional boats of Vietnam.

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e-pub ahead of print date: 14 April 2010
Published date: September 2010
Keywords: vietnam, boats, ethnography
Organisations: Archaeology

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Local EPrints ID: 155541
URI: https://eprints.soton.ac.uk/id/eprint/155541
ISSN: 1057-2414
PURE UUID: 3a4f356c-cecc-4189-a994-ed3fdc924d22

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Date deposited: 01 Jun 2010 08:44
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 12:44

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