At the tomb of Ho Chi Minh, the former leader lies embalmed and under glass. Although his mausoleum is in the modernist, Soviet
style, Vietnam boasts a long tradition of creating tomb temples for departed national heroes, some of whom are thought to
guide the nation as thánh, or spirit saints.
Clifford, Geoffrey, Photographer
Balaban, John, 1943-, Collaborator
Vietnam. Pictorial works.
Vietnam--Social life and customs. Pictorial works
Caption text by John Balaban
Originally donated to the South/Southeast Asia Library, and transferred to The Bancroft Library.
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