March 25, 2011

Collection Name: Drachen Foundation Collection

Collection Number: 49

Post Type: Book

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Artist or Author: Bill Hayton

Creation Year: 2010

Length: 9.5 inches

Height: i inch

Width: 6.5 inches


A major Asian kite culture, it is important to know the history and cultural traditions of the people of Vietnam. While the eyes of the West have been trained on China and India, Vietnam is the fastest in development among the Asian countries. An amazing period of social change has seen foreign investment and capitalism through a communist society, affecting smaller villages and the lure of modern life as contrasted to the traditional ways. One of the best contemporary books on Vietnamese culture.

Geographic: Vietnam

Kite Type: Bowed, Figure

Materials: Bamboo, Paper

Significance: Cultural