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Voices from the Plain of Jars

Fred Branfman

Voices from the Plain of Jars

life under an air war.

by Fred Branfman

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Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Jars, Plain of, Laos.
    • Subjects:
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Aerial operations, American.,
    • Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Jars, Plain of, Laos.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementCompiled, with an introd. and pref. by Fred Branfman.
      SeriesHarper colophon books, CN 300
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS557.A65 B67
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 160 p.
      Number of Pages160
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5297399M
      ISBN 100060903007
      LC Control Number72077541

      In this small, shattering book we hear—as we are so rarely able to do—the voices of Asian peasants describing what we cannot begin to imagine. They are refugees from the Plain of Jars in northeast Laos, telling us of their lives during five years of American bombings from through most of Fred Branfman, the editor of "Voices From the Plain of Jars: Life Under an Air War" (Harper & Row, ), exposed the U.S. secret air war in Laos while living there from to and went on.

        Voices From the Plain of Jars was dedicated to Sao Doumma, a lovely twenty five year old woman from the Plain of Jars killed in a bombing raid in .   Fred Branfman exposed the U.S. Secret Air War against Laos while living there from , and edited Voices From the Plain of Jars: Life Under An Air War, the only book to emerge from the Indochina war written by the villagers who comprised 95% of the book will be reissued by the University of Wisconsin Press on

      Author Nick Lombardi Jr. has spent over half his life in Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, and he speaks five languages. He is the author of Journey Towards a Falling Sun and Plain of Jars, both published by Roundfire. An event in California in in which a homeless man was beaten to death lead Nick to write his newest novel, Justice Gone. Voices from the Plain of Jars Life under an Air War and Publisher University of Wisconsin Press. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: , X.


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What every American should know - the real side of war On the Plain of Jars, the saturation bombing that took place was a deliberate scorched earth policy to depopulate an area of innocent peasants, a cold-hearted, calculated targeting of civilians, the majority of whom were women and children.

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The Plain of Jars (Lao: ທົ່ງໄຫຫິນ Thong Hai Hin, [tʰōŋ hǎj hǐn]) is a megalithic archaeological landscape in consists of thousands of stone jars scattered around the upland valleys and the lower foothills of the central plain of the Xiangkhoang jars are arranged in clusters ranging in number from one to several hundred.

Voices from the Plain of Jars shows exactly what it means to wage modern warfare, where the battlefields are no longer open fields, but the homes of blameless civilians who get caught in the middle.

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Two million tons of bombs were dropped on one million people. Fred Branfman, an educational. Genre/Form: Personal narratives, Laotian: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Branfman, Fred.

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I was living in Laos in when I discovered the book Voices from the Plain of Jars; Life under An Air War. The stories and drawings from adults and children collected on the Plain of Jars brought home to me that the United States was engaged in a horrific air war against villagers not very far from where I was.

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