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The Virgin Heads South: Northern Catholic Refugees in South Vietnam, 1954-1964

Hansen, Peter (2009) The Virgin Heads South: Northern Catholic Refugees in South Vietnam, 1954-1964. Doctor of Philosophy thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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      Abstract

      This thesis examines the flight of the baéc di cö after 1954, and their evolution as a distinctive micro-culture within the Vietnamese Catholic Church. It examines why Northern Catholics fled south, the influences on their decision to do so, and records their rise to predominance within their southern host Church.

      Item Type: Theses (Doctor of Philosophy)
      Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
      Keywords (separated by commas): Assimilation, Bishops, Communism, Culture, Dioceses, Ecclesiology, Integration, Propaganda, Refugees, Regionalism, Resettlement, Transmigration, Bui Van Luong, John Dooley, Ho Chi Minh, Edward Lansdale, Le Huu Tu, Pham Ngoc Chi, Ngo Dinh Diem, Bui Chu, Cai San, Dong Nai, Gia Dinh, Ho Nai, Nghe An, Phat Diem, Vinh
      Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
      Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950499 Religion and Ethics not elsewhere classified
      Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
      Subject Area(s): C - Systematic Theology
      Association with University of Divinity: CTC: Catholic Theological College
      Depositing User: Users 4 not found.
      Date Deposited: 26 May 2009 14:50
      Last Modified: 15 Feb 2011 02:37
      URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/13

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