David Lindsay, Jr
David Lindsay, Jr. is a writer, blogger, accountant, and folk music and dance leader and caller living in Hamden, Connecticut. He conceived of The Tây Sơn Rebellion after studying American-East Asian Relations at Yale where he earned a BA degree in history in the spring of 1976, with a thesis titled The Cold War and The American War in Vietnam. He graduated a year after the American War in Vietnam ended.
There is more about The Tây Sơn Rebellion and David's journal of his three weeks in Vietnam in 2010—about visiting many of the sites in the book—at his website and a blog focused on Vietnam and East Asia at www.thetaysonrebellion.com.
David also blogs at InconvenientNewsWorldwide.Wordpress.com, focused on Climate Change, Population Growth, the Drug Wars, Politics and the arts around the world.
. . . David started calling contras, squares, and English country dances in New Haven in 1976. He started a dance series with the Fiddleheads dance band which became the New Haven Country Dancers. He founded the New Haven Morris and Sword Team in 1977. He co-founded Take Joy: A Celebration of the Winter Solstice (through mostly Anglo American folk music and dance) in New Haven.
David Lindsay Jr. has co-written and his duo performs a folk music and readings concert and sing-a-long about Climate Change and the Sixth Extinction. For appearances or interviews, please write to footmad.cbpress(at)gmail.com.
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Where to buy in print
The Tây Sơn Rebellion, Historical Fiction of Eighteenth-Century Vietnam
by David Lindsay, Jr
Published: January 7, 2019
“The author stays close to the historical facts, but he enlivens his account with characters drawn from famous works of Vietnamese literature... readers will gain insights into one of the most formative periods of modern Vietnamese history. Highly recommended for anyone seeking greater understanding of modern Vietnam in the form of a riveting adventure story.” Peter Perdue, Yale Univ.History Prof.
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