Tag Archives: Vietnam

Mongol Imprint on Southeast Asia

The largest empire in modern history, the Mongol empire, progressed through much of the 13th century, covering vast territories across Eastern Europe and Asia; the bulk of the known world at that time.  Emerging across a series of conquests and … Continue reading

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Vietnamese Pre-Colonial Chinese Nostalgia

One of the lasting legacies the Chinese left on modern Vietnamese culture is Chữ Nôm.  Otherwise forgotten in today’s romanised Vietnamese, Chữ Nôm survives particularly well in certain artistic and cultural revival circles.  Though defunct in everyday Vietnamese life since … Continue reading

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