By Nhung Tuyet Tran, Anthony Reid
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5 In the first two decades of the twentieth century, rural unrest and administrative difficulties in the northern realms convinced colonial administrators of the importance of village control in their imperial endeavor. 9 The proliferation of village studies in the 1930s and 1940s transformed the field as scholars diversified their inquiries into Research on the Vietnamese Village 25 environmental factors, architectural styles, and socioeconomic, cultural, and religious subjects. Based on meticulously collected village surveys, Pierre Gourou’s Les paysans du delta Tonkinois pioneered the anthropological study of village life.
15. See, for example, the discussion of NguyӼn V©n Huyên later in this chapter. 16. See also Phan BԐi Châu, ViӾt sԤ vԄng quԈc. 17. TrӞn TrԄng Kim, ViӾt Nam sԤ lчԚc, 27. 18. , 43. The particular venom of early DRV writers against TrӞn TrԄng Kim arose partly because their generation had been so influenced by him; see Pelley, Postcolonial Vietnam, 36–40. 19. See, for example, NguyӼn MӘnh TчԔng, l’individu dans la vieille cité annamite, and TrӞn V©n Chчхng, Essai sur l’esprit du droit. 20. NguyӼn V©n Huyên, La civilisation annamite, 19–71.
Sociological surveys sponsored by both government and nongovernmental agencies have tried to evaluate the extent of these social problems and to implement solutions. Finally, the tendency of rural village communities to reinvent traditional forms of cultural, religious, and social conventions in a transnational context presents an exciting area to be researched. Traditional festivals have been reestablished nationwide, drawing celebrants and patrons from the local and international community. Family relationships have strengthened through the building or rebuilding of houses for ancestor worship.
Viet Nam: Borderless Histories by Nhung Tuyet Tran, Anthony Reid