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+Krementz.aspx title Talk with Jill Krementz, author of "The writer's desk" publisher Booknotes Non-fiction authors in hour-long interviews 1989-2004 date Program Air Date: June 1, 1997 accessdate January 16, 2012 She spent a year taking photographs in Vietnam during the Vietnam War. '''Tien len''' (Vietnamese (Vietnamese language): ''tiến lên'', ''"tiến"'': advance; ''"lên"'': to go up, up; literally: "go forward"), also known as '''Vietnamese cards''', '''Thirteen''', '''American Killer''', or '''Jamal Patel''' in India, is a Vietnamese shedding (Card games#Shedding games)-type card game devised in Southern China and Vietnam Encyclopedia of Play in Today's Society, Rodney P. Carlisle, p. 136 ISBN 978-1-4129-6670-2 . It is similar to Zheng Shangyou (Winner (card game)), which uses a specially printed deck of cards, Big Two, and other "climbing" card games popular in many parts of Asia. ''Tien len'', considered the national card game of Vietnam, is a game intended and best for 4 players. - 1. December 13, 2004 Hanoi, Vietnam Commons:Category:Vietnam


, Đông Sơn artifacts, ..." Vietnam Fine Arts Museum (2000). "... the bronze cylindrical jars, drums, Weapons and tools which were sophistically carved and belonged to the World famous Đông Sơn culture dating from thousands of years; the Sculptures in the round, the ornamental architectural Sculptures ..." Dynastic Vietnam The Hồng Bàng dynasty of the Hùng kings is considered the first Vietnamese state, known in Vietnamese as Văn Lang

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platoon on a tour of duty during the Vietnam War. It was the first television series to regularly show Americans in combat in Vietnam and was one of several similarly themed series to be produced in the wake of the acclaimed Oliver Stone film, ''Platoon (Platoon (film))''. The series won an Emmy Award in 1988 for Outstanding Sound Mixing for a Drama Series, and it was nominated again in 1989 and 1990. Warren Martyn and Adrian Wood, the authors of the book ''I Can't

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1971, the units moved to Fort Hood, where they were reorganized as mechanized infantry. In the 1970s, he directed mostly English-language action adventure films, some of which portrayed black actors and actresses as heroes. He is known for the films such as ''Savage! (Savage! (film))'' (1973), ''T.N.T. Jackson'' (1975) and ''Firehawk'' (1993). In the 1980s, he focused on creating low-budget Vietnam war movies. He had worked with U.S. producer, Roger Corman and U.S


have to consider seriously the hypothesis that the world revolution of which the Bolshevik revolution was the first stage, and which will complete the downfall of capitalism, will prove to be the revolt of the colonial peoples against capitalism in the guise of imperialism". All the above, except largescale silver carp, have been cultivated in aquaculture in China for over 1,000 years. Large-scale silver carp, a more

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the release of email communications from the office of then opposition leader Kevin Rudd. After considerable political fallout over the alleged request, opposition leader Kevin Rudd and Liberal minister Joe Hockey decided to end their regular weekly appearances on the program. Sun sets on Sunrise rivalry, ''The Age'', 16 April 2007. Students IIUM started with just 153 students in 1983, but today approximately 3,000 students enroll each year. Commons:Category:Vietnam

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and Iraqi Freedom (Operation Iraqi Freedom). RC-135s have maintained a constant presence in Southwest Asia since the early 1990s. In Vietnam, shamans conduct rituals in many of the religious traditions that co-mingle in the majority and minority populations. In their rituals, music, dance, special garments and offerings are part of the performance that surround the spirit journey. Commons:Category:Vietnam

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in several other Asian countries including India, Thailand, China, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Indonesia. The Indonesian form of the sai is called ''chabang'' or ''tjabang'', which is used in the Indonesian fighting art known as ''pentjak-silat''.

; Some of the most famous renderings of a kris appear on the bas-reliefs of Borobudur (825 CE) and Prambanan temple (850CE). However from Raffles (Sir Stamford Raffles)' (1817) study of the Candi Sukuh that the kris recognized today came into existence around 1361 AD in the kingdom of Majapahit, East Java. The scene in bas relief of Sukuh

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When she was one year old, the family relocated to a neighborhood in Houston, Texas and were eventually admitted to a gated community run by a strict Buddhist temple (List of Buddhist temples). Commons:Category:Vietnam


'''Vietnam''' ( Its capital city has been Hanoi since the reunification of North (North Vietnam) and South Vietnam in 1976.

Vietnam was part of Imperial China for over a millennium, from 111 BC to 938 AD. The Vietnamese became independent from Imperial China (Imperial Chinese) in AD 938, following the Vietnamese victory in the Battle of Bạch Đằng River (Battle of Bạch Đằng River (938)). Successive Vietnamese royal dynasties (List of Vietnamese monarchs) flourished as the nation expanded geographically and politically into Southeast Asia, until the Indochina Peninsula was colonized by the French (French Indochina) in the mid-19th century. Following a Japanese occupation (Japanese invasion of French Indochina) in the 1940s, the Vietnamese fought French rule in the First Indochina War, eventually expelling the French in 1954. Thereafter, Vietnam was divided politically into two rival states, North and South Vietnam. Conflict between the two sides intensified, with heavy intervention from the United States, in what is known as the Vietnam War. The war ended with a North Vietnamese victory in 1975.

Vietnam was then unified under a communist (Communism) government but remained impoverished and politically isolated. In 1986, the government initiated a series of economic and political reforms (Doi Moi) which began Vietnam's path towards integration into the world economy. Its successful economic reforms resulted in its joining the World Trade Organization in 2007.

However, regardless of the advancements that have been made in recent years, the country still experiences high levels of income inequality, disparities in access to healthcare, and a lack of gender equality.

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